Stories of Economic Reunification through Partnerships Stage in 2022

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The third annual event, chaired by GCT Global Container Terminal and other sponsors, is chaired by Squamish Nation Chief Ian Campbell.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 20, 2022 (GlobeNewsWire) – Stories of economic reunification through partnership will showcase the success of the 2022 Indigenous Partnership held in Vancouver and virtually May 26 and 27. , And over two days leaders from Duet, First Nations, Industry and Government will discuss lessons learned from joint ventures and other partnerships in both rural and urban areas.

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“Partnering with Corporate Canada to make progress towards real economic reunion creates an opportunity for all of us to learn what we can take home and use to move our own work forward,” said event chair Squamish Nation Chief Ian Campbell.

“Today’s tribal leaders and entrepreneurs are the first generation to raise their families at home, not institutionalized in residential schools. The first generation to receive higher education. The insights and relationships developed at such gatherings are crucial as we work through these first days of renewing our economies and communities. “

Some of the highlights of this year’s showcase include:

  • The Honorable Jody Wilson-Rebold will be attending the Fireside Chat at the banquet ending on the first day;
  • Representatives from Salto First Nation and Cheslata Carrier Nation will take part in a panel hosted by Coastal Gaslink – Equity participation and capital access; Building economic reconciliation blocks;
  • Don Wright, the former head of BC’s public service, will talk about the revenue sharing of assets;
  • Blueberry River First Nations chief Judy Deserlis will talk about the way forward after the court ruling on her nation’s treaty rights;
  • A BD-sponsored panel chaired by Sheryl Rivers will explore the MST partnership model that is transforming indigenous-led land development in Metro Vancouver;
  • Membertu First Nation Chief Terry Paul will come from Nova Scotia to discuss the opportunities created by the lobster ownership agreement that he helped negotiate with the Micmac Nations; And
  • Historian Wendy Weekwire will talk about the remarkable James Tait, a forgotten figure in BC’s past who took a stand for aboriginal reunion that was far ahead of his time.

Find the full agenda here.

Tickets for the event are now available, which will run privately and practically on May 26 and 27 in the traditional area of ​​Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) (Squamish) and W̓wx̱wú7mesh. .

In addition to the sponsor GCT Global Container Terminal Also supported by IPSS Platinum sponsors Tellus, BDAnd Coastal Gaslink; And other valuable sponsors.

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