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Wendy Harris, CPA, CA CEO & President

Wendy Harris speaks on the ongoing efforts to get their volunteers building capacity in our Indigenous communities. Demonstrated commitment to Indigenous endeavors is clearly evident right up to the position of their Chairman Chief Glenn Nolan. Wendy discusses the processes in place to make your next project a success.

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 2018767 Views

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Chief Glenn Nolan, Board Chair for CESO

Chief Glenn Nolan recently accepted a role as Board Chair for CESO. Glenn, who also sits on the Indigenous Services committee, I talks about the work that CESO Experts contribute to developing and building community capacity with our Indigenous communities across Canada. CESO also talks about the power of strong economies to create an avenue […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018755 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

Catching the Dream: Building Resilient Community in the North

Inuit Ilagiit Society is a small community organization focused on building a resilient and strong community by eliminating hunger and creating economic opportunities. However, as a small community organization, it has very little resources to train volunteers, look for funding and create processes to ensure sustainability. Over several years, CESO has worked with Inuit Ilagiit […]

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 2018464 Views

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CESO Indigenous Services: Committed to Helping Communities and Businesses Succeed

CESO Indigenous Services: Committed to Helping Communities and Businesses Succeed CESO has had a long history of working collaboratively with Indigenous communities to create environments where entrepreneurs, leaders, and members can thrive and prosper. As the focus on Indigenous well-being and participation grows stronger throughout the country, CESO renamed its National Services department to Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on September 30, 2018400 Views

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Category: BusinessText

New Chair of CESO’s Board of Directors : Introducing Glenn Nolan

New Chair of CESO’s Board of Directors : Introducing Glenn Nolan TORONTO, September 24, 2018 – CESO is pleased to introduce Glenn Nolan as CESO’s new chair of the board of directors. Glenn joined CESO’s board of directors in 2012 is currently an active Volunteer Advisor with CESO. Glenn is a member of the Missanabie […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 2018260 Views

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Category: ReportsText

CESO 2017-18 Annual Report Now Available

CESO 2017-18 Annual Report Now Available Together We Thrive Dear Friends and Partners, Last year marked CESO’s 50th anniversary – a time of celebration and reflection. Looking back, we see that our raison d’etre remains as relevant as the day the organization was founded. More than ever, we need to strengthen economies to create the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2018233 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

CESO National Volunteer Week

CESO National Volunteer Week As part of Canada’s National Volunteer Week, we celebrate our CESO Volunteer Advisors who bring to life the values of volunteering. Your work with our clients translates into sustainable results that positively impact the lives of our clients, their families and the broader communities. Over the years, you have had tremendous […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2018327 Views

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Category: BusinessText

Women of CESO: 50 Years

Women of CESO: 50 Years Graeme Scallion, Communications Coordinator July 19, 2017 When CESO was founded in 1967, less than 30% of women were an active part of the workforce in Canada, and CESO’s founders did not consider the potential of women to contribute to CESO’s work as an international economic development organization. Since then, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2017929 Views

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The Critical Role of Micro Enterprise in the Canadian and Global Economy – Wendy Harris, President and CEO of CESO

The Critical Role of Micro Enterprise in the Canadian and Global Economy – Wendy Harris, President and CEO of CESO July 6, 2017 With the recent release of the government’s international assistance policy and increasing dialogue in the public sphere about economic development in the Canadian Indigenous environment, I’d like to take a moment and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 7, 20171051 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

Testimony to INAN on the Study of Default Prevention and Management Policy

Wendy Harris testifies to Standing Committee Wendy Harris, President and CEO (Toronto) May 5, 2017 At the beginning of April, Wendy Harris (CEO and President) delivered a testimony to the Standing Committee for Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada on the Study of Default Prevention and Management Policy. Read a copy of the written testimony below. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 5, 2017692 Views

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International Assistance in the 2017 Federal Budget

International Assistance in the 2017 Federal Budget April 6, 2017 While waiting for the federal government’s new international assistance policy, we can see some clues in the recent federal budget. What most disappointed Canadians interested in reducing global poverty were the numbers. There was no increase for international assistance nor was a plan announced for […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 2017477 Views

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Category: BusinessText

International Development Week 2017: The Value of Volunteerism

International Development Week 2017: The Value of Volunteerism Kim Jose, Communications and Engagement Officer (Montreal) February 9, 2017 In the spirit of International Development Week, we would like to thank our Volunteer Advisors, our partners and clients, and our funders who help us to build stronger economies and better lives. Here is a short message […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 2017459 Views

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Category: GeneralText

International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day Wendy Harris, CEO and President December 5, 2016 Today is International Volunteer Day – a day to celebrate the importance of volunteerism in driving sustainable economic and social change around the world, including poverty reduction, economic stability and opportunities to encourage resiliency and adaptability. As a volunteer-sending organization dedicated to economic development, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2016635 Views

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Mark Your Calendars: Giving Tuesday is on November 29

Mark Your Calendars: Giving Tuesday is on November 29 Staff, Communications and Engagement Team (Canada) November 24, 2016 Tuesday, November 29th is Giving Tuesday is a movement made up of charitable organizations, private companies and individual donors and volunteers to welcome the upcoming holiday season by showing our support to the causes and organizations we care about. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 2016600 Views

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Category: YouthText

CESO: Mentoring Indigenous Youth Entrepreneurs

Mentoring Indigenous Youth Entrepreneurs CESO and Cando Launch Mentorship Program to Support Indigenous Youth Leaders The Indigenous population in Canada is young and growing, and Indigenous youth are emerging as entrepreneurs and leaders in their communities at an increasingly rapid rate. Given this growing trend of Indigenous youth leadership, mentorship is a vital element in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 2016808 Views

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Category: BusinessText

CESO: Assignment Opportunities in Kazakhstan

CESO: Assignment Opportunities in Kazakhstan September 9, 2016 CESO has signed a partnership agreement with the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs (NCE) of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Under the partnership agreement, CESO will support NCE in the delivery of the “Senior Experts Component”, one of four pillars of the federal government’s Business Roadmap 2020 initiative, intended to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 20161526 Views

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New Videos: Culture, Tourism and Economic Growth

New Videos: Culture, Tourism and Economic Growth Kim Jose, Communications and Engagement (Montreal) July 18, 2016 Tourism is a critical driver of economic growth and development, and the need for expertise in the tourism and hospitality sector continues to increase steadily in the regions where we work. We’ve partnered with associations and institutions in this […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 2016780 Views

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CESO: Passing of Maurice Strong

Passing of Maurice Strong We are saddened by the passing of @CESOSACO founder Maurice Strong. Maurice Strong was a visionary and a forerunner of global sustainable development. Maurice Strong co-founded CESO in 1967, along with Claude Hébert, Cy Peachey, Paul Martin Sr., and Mitchell Sharp. In the introduction to his book about CESO’s 30th anniversary, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 30, 20151121 Views

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Category: HealthText

CESO and the Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikimach at FNHMA 2014

CESO and the Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikimach at FNHMA 2014 On Wednesday 24th September 2014 CESO and the Kawawachikimach community will be delivering a workshop on the “Lessons Learnt from Their Self-Assessment Process” during the First Nations Health Managers Association. This initiative led by the Kawawachikimach community in partnership with CESO targets the development of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 20143382 Views

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Category: EducationText

New tourism training and mentorship opportunities coming to the Northwest Territories

New tourism training and mentorship opportunities coming to the Northwest Territories August 29, 2014 YELLOWKNIFE (August 29, 2014) – New and prospective tourism operators in the Northwest Territories (NWT) now have an opportunity to be mentored by highly skilled and experienced business and tourism professionals from across Canada.   To strengthen its Tourism Business Mentorship […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 20141520 Views

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Category: AboriginalText

CESO celebrates National Aboriginal Day

CESO celebrates National Aboriginal Day TORONTO – CESO (Canadian Executive Service Organization) would like to recognize and celebrate the history, diversity and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people on National Aboriginal Day, June 21st. On this day, CESO encourages all Canadians to participate in National Aboriginal Day celebrations across the country and to […]

by ecnationtalk on June 19, 20142855 Views

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Launch of the CESO/First Nations Partnership Program

We are proud to announce the CESO / First Nations Partnership Program, thanks to a generous grant from the RBC Foundation. Since 1969, CESO has completed more than 30,000 assignments with Aboriginal communities across Canada.  Through our commitment to delivering results and our team of Volunteer Advisors – executive professionals with an average of 25 […]

by ecnationtalk on September 30, 20133835 Views

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Volunteering with CESO

Volunteering with CESO Are you interested in sharing your wisdom and skills to contribute to Aboriginal communities’ self-sufficiency? Since 1969, CESO (Canadian Executive Service Organization) has worked with Aboriginal communities across Canada. We help strengthen business skills and capacity within tribal councils, communities, businesses and organizations to enable them to achieve their short-term and long-term […]

by mmnationtalk on July 30, 20133267 Views

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CESO’s Service Areas

      CESO’s Service Areas  Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples face unique challenges and opportunities in developing and managing the potential of their communities. Since 1969, CESO (Canadian Executive Service Organization) has worked with Aboriginal communities across Canada. We help strengthen business skills and capacity so tribal councils, communities, businesses and organizations […]

by ecnationtalk on July 9, 20131986 Views

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Introducing CESO’s Partnership Model

      Canada’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples face unique challenges and opportunities in developing and managing the potential of their communities. Since 1969, CESO (Canadian Executive Service Organization) has worked with Aboriginal communities across Canada to strengthen business skills and capacity to help communities and organizations achieve their short-term and long-term goals […]

by ecnationtalk on May 22, 20131559 Views

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Introducing CESO’s national team

      CESO (Canadian Executive Service Organization) works with Aboriginal communities across Canada to help them achieve their short-term and long-term goals. Our experienced volunteer advisors can provide high-impact assistance in:  • Economic Development (business support, community economic development) • Health planning and management • Community planning (housing, public works, land management) • Governance […]

by ecnationtalk on May 1, 20133788 Views

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CESO | SACO Celebrates National Aboriginal Day

June 2009 June 21 is National Aboriginal Day, a time to recognize all the many cultural contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. Since 1996 Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people from across the country have celebrated this important day by coming together to share traditional food, song, stories and dance. It is […]

by NationTalk on June 19, 20093945 Views

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Past CESO clients- One Week left for your chance to win an 8GB iPod Touch

Announcement April 6, 2009 Toronto – CESO Aboriginal Services is seeking your feedback as part of our commitment to meeting our clients’ needs and continually improving our services. CESO Aboriginal Services is interested in hearing from all our clients about their past experiences working with CESO. Your valuable input and feedback will help us learn […]

by NationTalk on April 5, 20093732 Views

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CESO Vice-President joins Paul Martin at unveiling of CAPE Fund

CESO Vice-President joins Paul Martin at unveiling of CAPE Fund News Release March 11, 2009 Toronto – CESO Vice-President, Robert (Bob) Dickson, will serve on the newly unveiled CAPE Fund’s investment committee. The objective of the $50 million Fund, which was unveiled on March 11, 2009, is to help develop Aboriginal enterprises. CAPE (Capital for […]

by NationTalk on March 11, 20095489 Views

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Attention CESO Aboriginal clients: We Want Your Feedback!

Announcement February 10, 2009 Toronto – CESO Aboriginal Services is seeking your feedback as part of our commitment to meeting our clients’ needs and continually improving our services. CESO Aboriginal Services is interested in hearing from all our clients about their past experiences working with CESO. Your valuable input and feedback will help us learn […]

by NationTalk on February 10, 20094251 Views

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During International Development Week CESO Honours the Work of its Volunteers

Press Release February 4, 2009 Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO) Toronto – CESO is a leading international development organization whose volunteers make Canada proud. Volunteer involvement is essential to international development, and International Development Week (IDW) is a time for CESO to recognize the overseas work of its Volunteer Advisers (VA). For over 40 years, […]

by NationTalk on February 4, 20094247 Views

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Find out about CESO services and volunteer opportunities at the 15th Annual Canadian Aboriginal Festival

News release November 25, 2008 Find out about CESO services and volunteer opportunities at the 15th Annual Canadian Aboriginal Festival Toronto – “The 15th Annual Canadian Aboriginal Festival is an excellent venue to share information about CESO’s services and opportunities for volunteering,” said Bob Dickson, Vice-President of CESO National Services. “Each year we look forward […]

by NationTalk on November 25, 20083966 Views

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Canadians celebrate International Volunteer Day on Dec. 5, 2008

Press Release November 21, 2008 Edmonton – About fifteen years ago, when Dan Kyba volunteered to help a company in Russia, the young expert on institutions knew that he would have little control over his assignment. Russia needed a lot of help in those post-communist days, and a Canadian charity, the Canadian Executive Service Organization […]

by NationTalk on November 21, 20083716 Views

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CESO Volunteer Fosters Economic Development in Aboriginal communities

News release November 19, 2008 From the Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO) Mr. Wayne Riley is a dedicated professional who has chosen to volunteer his time to help others. Like many of Canadian Executive Service Organization’s (CESO) Volunteer Advisers, the Winnipeg resident’s dedication to helping Aboriginal entrepreneurs is impressive. Mr. Riley has completed an amazing […]

by NationTalk on November 19, 20084355 Views

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Working together towards a strong economic future for Kahnawa:ke

News release September 25, 2008 Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO) Montreal – The Awimel Consulting Firm is just one business helped by CESO as part of a long-term partnership which began in 2005 and is aimed at supporting entrepreneurs, individuals, small businesses, and others in the Mohawk Nation of Kahnawa:ke.The Mohawk Nation of Kahnawa:ke is […]

by NationTalk on September 25, 20082737 Views

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