Indigenous Business and Manitoba Mining Forum

 

Thursday, November 16

Opening Session and Technical Program information for Wednesday, November 15
Technical program information for Thursday, November 16

Note: Program information and times subject to change

 

Sponsored by
Canada West Foundation
Meeting Room #12/13
9:00 - 9:05  Introduction; Orientation and Safety Share
Andrea McLandress (Mining Association of Manitoba Inc.)
9:05 - 9:10 Opening Prayer
Elder Velma Orvis
9:10 - 9:15 Welcome
Glenn Sanderson (First Nations Mining Economic Development Inc.)
9:15 - 9:20 Greetings
Grand Chief Arlen Dumas (Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs)
9:20 - 9:25 Greetings
Grand Chief Sheila North Wilson (Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakinak Inc.)
9:25 - 10:05 Moving at the Speed of Business
Chief Reginald Bellerose (Muskowekwan First Nation)
10:05 - 10:25 REFRESHMENT BREAK
Sponsored by
Boart Longyear
10:25 - 11:00 Panel Presentation: Navigating the Mining Supply Chain
Presenters to be announced
11:00 - 11:05 Greetings
Grand Chief Jerry Daniels (Southern Chiefs' Organization Inc.)
11:05 - 11:20 Wise Practices in Community Relations
Sandra Sutter (Circle for Aboriginal Relations)
11:20 - 12:00 Panel Discussion: Indigenous Entrepreneurship
Moderator: Angie Bruce (Manitoba Indigenous and Northern Relations)
Caralyn Rabichuk (Covert Logistics), Ginger Martin (Opaskwayak Cree Nation (TBC)) and Polar Industries (TBC)
12:00 - 1:00 ROCKCLIFF METALS CORPORATION BISON BURGER LUNCH
Rockcliff Metals Corporation

Refreshment ticket sponsored by
Prairie Helicopters Inc.

Exhibits Room
1:00 - 1:30 Preparing for Megaprojects
Dean Manywounds (Tsuut'ina Nation)
1:30 - 2:05 Panel Discussion: Readying the Workforce
Moderator: James Wilson (Manitoba Education and Training)
Christie Spencer (AMIK), Jamie Saulnier (Running Deer Resources), Paul Alexandre (Northern Manitoba Mining Academy) and Doug Lauvstad (University College of the North)
2:05 - 2:25 REFRESHMENT BREAK
Sponsored by
Far Resources
2:25 - 3:00 Partnering for Success
Marcel Pelletier (Duck Bay, AECOM)
3:00 - 3:30 Financing Your Business or Project
Brayden Harper (BDC), Metis Economic Development Fund (TBC) and Tribal Wi-chi-way-win Capital Corporation
3:30 - 4:00 Wrap Up and Closing Remarks
MAMI Aboriginal Relations Committee

 

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