Entrepreneurship 2011 http://entrepreneurship2011.indigenous.net/ Recent Videos Video <![CDATA[Aboriginal Entrepreneur Initiative]]>  

Workshop: Aboriginal Entrepreneur Initiative

  • Guy Dancause, IdeaConnector.net
  • Darryl Praill, IdeaConnector.net
  • David Newman, IdeaConnector.net
  • Jack Smith, Proteus Institute Canada
  • Craig Wilson, Proteus Institute Canada


Mon, 07 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Selling to Government]]>  

Selling to Government

  • Guy Freeman, Public Sector Aboriginal Business Association (PSABA), Moderator
  • Dolores Coelho, Senior Program Officer, Aboriginal Procurement and Business Promotion Directorate (AANDC)
  • Shereen Benzvy Miller, Director General, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, PWGSC
  • John Edward Costa, Senior Policy Advisor, Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs Ontario
  • Mark Freedman, Vendor Relations Coordinator, Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation

Mon, 07 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Selling to Big Business]]>  

Selling to Big Business

  • Syed Hasan, Senior Program Analyst AANDC, Moderator
  • Steven James, Senior Director, Strategic Supply, PepsiCo Canada
  • Steven Jani, Syncrude Canada

Mon, 07 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Leslie Roberts]]>  

Conference Experiences

Leslie Roberts
GoForth Institute

Sun, 30 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Minister Duncan]]>  

Conference Experiences

Minister John Duncan
Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Guy Freeman]]>  

Conference Experiences

Guy Freeman
Public Sector Aboriginal Association

Fri, 28 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Luncheon Address: Building Human Capital]]>  

Building Human Capital

  • Kelly Lendsay, President and CEO, Aboriginal Human Resources Council (AHRC)

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:10:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Entrepreneurs Spotlight]]>  

Entrepreneurs Spotlight: The Pathway to Success

  • Jennifer David, Stonecircle Consulting
  • Kevin Sebastian, Toolcomm
  • Derek Prue, Skyrider

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:09:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Workshop: The Ring of Fire in Ontario]]>  

Workshop: The Ring of Fire in Ontario

  • Harvey Yesno, Ring of Fire Secretariat, Govt of Ontario
  • Paul Semple, COO, Noront Resources Ltd
  • Joe Gaboury, Director - Aboriginal Affairs, Cliffs Natural Resources
  • Marvin Pelletier, Ring of Fire First Nations Representative

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:08:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Potash Development in Saskatchewan]]>  

Potash Development in Saskatchewan:

  • Jeff Shechter, Senior Economic Analyst, AANDC
  • Tribal Chief Felix Thomas, Saskatoon Tribal Council
  • Stephen Lindley, Vice President, SNC Lavalin
  • Kevin Stone, Senior Commodity Analyst, Natural Resources Canada

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:07:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Plan Nord: Investments in Northern Quebec]]>  

Plan Nord: Investments in Northern Quebec

  • Brian McIntomny, Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP, Facilitator
  • Aude Tremblay, Lawyer, MNRW, Gouvernement du Quebec
  • Marc-Stephane Pennee, Partner, PwC
  • Suzanne Leclair, Connect Counsel
  • Michael Gordon, Vice President, Makivik Corporation

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:06:00 GMT
<![CDATA[100 Essential Skills for Entrepreneurs]]>  

100 Essential Skills for Entrepreneurs

  • Dr Leslie Roberts,Ph.D., GoForth Institute

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:05:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Promise and Prosperity: The Aboriginal Business Survey]]>  

Promise and Prosperity : The Aboriginal Business Survey

  • Sarah Robertson, Senior Research Associate, Environics Research Group Inc

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:04:00 GMT
<![CDATA[NAEDB Benchmarking Report]]>  

National Aboriginal Economic Development Board (NAEDB) Benchmarking Report

  • Chief Clarence Louie, NAEDB Chair
  • Dawn Madahbee, NAEDB Vice-Chair

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:03:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Luncheon Address]]>  

Luncheon Address: Exploring Opportunities in the Mineral Industry

  • Glen Nolan, First Vice-President, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:02:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Closing Remarks: Hon. Peter Penashue]]>  

Closing remarks:

  • Honourable Peter Penashue, P.C., M.P., Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs

    ]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:01:00 GMT <![CDATA[Spotlight on Aboriginal Businesses]]>  

    Spotlight on Aboriginal Businesses and Entrepreneurs: Learn about the numerous business success stories that are happening right now across our proud nation and discover some of the individuals that are creating, developing, and growing their businesses across Canada today.

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[First Fishers: Roger Sark]]>  

    Business profile on First Fishers: Hear from Roger Sark as he talks about the Sparrow decision, the rights to fish commercially, the ATP program, and lobster licenses. He also shares with us information on the First Fishers' expansions and goals, and plans for marketing their business.

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Toolcomm - Kevin Sebastien]]>  

    Business profile on Toolcom: Kevin Sebastien talks to us about his background, past experience, and explains what kind of company Toolcomm is. He gives us some insights about their clients and shows us a sample of some of the equipment that Toolcomm uses on a regular basis. Kevin also shares with us Toolcomm's goals for the future.

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Membertou First Nation - Chief Terry Paul]]>  

    Business profile on Membertou First Nation, featuring Chief Terry Paul.

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Millbrook First Nation]]>  

    Business profile on Millbrook First Nation.

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Symbiotic Group - Mike Low]]>  

    Business profile on Symbiotic Group, featuring Mike Low.

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Welcome to the Online Conference]]>  

    Clint Davis welcomes you to the Online version of the Aboriginal Entrepreneurs 2011 Conference.

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Thank you for attending the Online Conference]]>  

    A thank you message from Clint Davis for attending the Online Conference.

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Introduction: Harold Tarbell, Moderator]]>  


    • Harold Tarbell

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Opening Address]]>  

    Opening Address:

    • The Honourable John Duncan, P.C., M.P.
    • Clint Davis, President and CEO, Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Opening Address: Clint Davis]]>  

    Opening Address: Clint Davis, President and CEO, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Aboriginal Women's Entrepreneurs Breakfast]]>  

    Aboriginal Women's Entrepreneurs Networking Breakfast

    • Catherine Swift,Chair and CEO, Canadian Federation of Independent Business

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Opening Address: Hon. Chris Warkentin, M.P.]]>  

    Opening Address

    • The Honourable Chris Warkentin, MP

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Introduction to Day 2]]>  

    Welcome to Day 2 Online version: Clint Davis, CCAB

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Social Media]]>  

    Social Media

    • Kunal Gupta, Founder and CEO, Polar Mobile

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Sources of Financing]]>  

    Sources of Financing - Commercial Loans, Micro-Finance, Private Equity - What works for you?

    • Sara Filbee, Assistant Deputy Minister, Lands and Economic Development, AANDC
    • Mike Ivy, General Manager, Apeetogosan (Métis) Development Inc.
    • Dr. Aminur Rahman Ph. D on Micro-Finance, the Grameen Bank Project
    • Wilson Neapew, Director, Aboriginal Financing, BDC
    • Stephen Fay, Bank of Montreal

    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Doing Business with Foreign Partners]]>  

    Doing Business with Foreign Partners

    • Kathryn Fournier, Senior Policy Advisor, AANDC
    • Jane Rooney, Trade Commissioner, Ontario Region, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT)
    • Tom Prowse, Senior Account Manager, Export Development Canada (EDC)
    • Cynthia Westaway, Counsel, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
    Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
    <![CDATA[Lessons in Business Strategy Planning]]>  

    Lessons in Business Strategy Planning

    • Christopher Duschenes, Executive Director, AANDC
    • Charlie Evalik, Chair Nunavut Resources Corporation
    • Rodney Nelson, CEO and Principal of Governance, The Global Governance Group

        ]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Strategies for Impact Benefit Agreements (IBA) Success]]>  

        Strategies for Impact Benefit Agreements (IBA) Success

        • Clint Davis, President and CEO, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
        • Charlie Brant, Whillms Shier
        • Harvey Sands, RSM Richter

            ]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[The Power of Mentorship]]>  

            The Power of Mentorship

            • Lee Ahenakew, Vice-President Member Relations, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
            • Norm Fraser, Business manager at Nupqu Development Corporation
            • Vic Donaldson, Division Manager-Industrial at Scott Construction Group
            • Natiea Vinson, Canadian Council for Aboricinal Business

            Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
            <![CDATA[State of the Economy]]>  

            State of the Economy

            • Derek Burleton, Vice-President and Deputy Chief Economist, TD Bank Financial Group

            Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
            <![CDATA[The Unlimited Potential of Aboriginal Business]]>  

            The Unlimited Potential of Aboriginal Business

            • Keith Martell, Chairman and CEO, First Nations Bank of Canada
              • ]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Joe Gaboury]]>  

                Conference Experiences

                Joe Gaboury
                Cliff Natural Resources Inc.

                Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
                <![CDATA[Harvey Yesno]]>  

                Conference Experiences

                Harvey Yesno
                Government of Ontario

                Wed, 26 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
                <![CDATA[Minister Penashue]]>  

                Conference Experiences

                Minister Peter Penashue
                Minister of intergovernmental affairs

                Tue, 25 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
                <![CDATA[Nicole Ladouceur]]>  

                Conference Experiences

                Nicole Ladouceur

                Mon, 24 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
                <![CDATA[Paul Semple]]>  

                Conference Experiences

                Paul Semple
                Noront Resources Ltd.

                Sun, 23 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
                <![CDATA[Sara Filbee]]>  

                Conference Experiences

                Sara Filbee

                Sat, 22 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT
                <![CDATA[Whitney Modersohn]]>  

                Conference Experiences

                Whitney Modersohn
                Home Health Store

                Sat, 22 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT