2010 Events

Shibogama First Nations Council Workshop

Date: TBA
Location: Wunnumin Lake First Nation

There will be a series of workshops with community lands and resources staff in order to gain a better understanding of land use planning. For more information, please visit:

Inclusion Works '10: Voices of Change

Date: April 27-29, 2010 
Location: Toronto – Westin Harbour Castle

This national recruitment fair brings together top Aboriginal post-secondary graduates (engineers, nurses, marketers, accountants, HR practitioners, writers, trades people, etc.) from all parts of Canada, together in a massive synergy, to meet with leading employers of inclusion that wanted to hire them.
For more information, please visit: 

First Annual Northern Economic and Sovereignty Infrastructure Conference

Date: July 5-7, 2010
Location: Frobisher Inn, Iqaluit, NU

The keynote speaker will be Leona Aglukkaq, regional minister responsible for the territories. She will address the role of the federal government in northern development. Other speakers will address topics including the financing of major infrastructure, clean energy solutions for the North, marine infrastructure for Arctic resupply, communications, transportation and military infrastructure.For more information, please or
contact Patrick Doyle at [email protected].

AFN Annual General Assembly

Date: July 20-22 
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg Convention Centre

The 31st AFN Annual General Assembly will include panel discussions and Caucus sessions on a variety of subjects including, education, Treaties, land rights and resource revenue sharing.

Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO) Conference

Date: September 27-30, 2010
Location: September 27-30, 2010

17th Annual National Conference & Annual General Meeting “Embracing Change”

The CANDO conference is an excellent opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal community economic development and speak with the people directly involved in improving the economic viability of Canada’s Aboriginal communities. 

For more information or to register, please, email [email protected]  or call us at 1-800-463-9300 or (780) 990-0303.

The World Indigenous Business Forum (WIBF)

Date: October 5-6, 2010 
Location: Radio City Music Hall, New York City,USA

The world business forum offers a lineup of speakers that will provide delegates with the latest insights on three overarching areas, critical to the success of any organization, including: economy, leadership and strategy.

Click here for more information.

BCLG Aboriginal Law and Business Seminar

Date: October 22, 2010
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Bernd Christmas Law Group (BCLG) will be hosting a seminar that will give participants a glimpse in doing business with Aboriginal Peoples within the global economy. Participants will also learn some of the practicalities that one must know in order to be truly successful with an Aboriginal partner. 

Topics include:
Session 1: Corporate Canada's opportunities in doing business with Canada's Aboriginal communities.
Session 2: Overview of the reality of doing business with Canada's Aboriginal communities: Aboriginal politics primer.

Register here

CAMA Conference: Seeking Consent, Securing Resources

Date: November 7-9, 2010
Location: Fairmont Hotel Winnipeg,MB

Aboriginal Community and Resource Development in a Changing Economy, 18th Annual Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Conference

This conference will address ways to meet the challenges facing Aboriginal communities and the mineral industry, including the education and training of Aboriginal youth; development of participation agreements; and ways to mutually prosper in the minerals industry.

If you have any questions, please contact: 
Ann Osler
Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association
Tel: 416-925-0866
Toll Free: 1-800-443-6452