President & CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) JP Gladu joined Nationtalk to discuss Aboriginal Procurement. Aboriginal procurement is an important driver of economic reconciliation and development for Aboriginal communities due to the revenue procurement generates for Aboriginal businesses as well as the relationships formed through corporations and Governments establishing procurement agreements […]
NationTalk Scene @ speaks with Deputy Grand Council Chief Glen Hare – Anishinabek Nation – Deputy Grand Council Chief Glen Hare is running for Grand Council Chief and hales from the M’Chigeeng First Nation. Grand Council Chief discusses child welfare, education, community leadership, treaty land entitlement agreements and economic development to name a just a […]
Based on a viral article, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act is the essential guide to understanding the legal document and its repercussion on generations of Indigenous Peoples, written by a leading cultural sensitivity trainer. Since its creation in 1876, the Indian Act has shaped, controlled, and constrained the lives and opportunities of […]
NationTalk Scene speaks with Honourable David Zimmer at the 10th Anniversary Event of the Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation. The Minister discusses a new awareness of Indigenous issues and reconciliation that are now common knowledge in the mainstream.
Miigwanehsiik (Little Feather), aka Akeesha Footman is Marten Clan, and currently lives in Toronto. Her family roots are in Manitou Rapids, Treaty 3 Territory in Northwestern Ontario and Europe. She is a visual artist, jingle dress dancer, storyteller and proud Anishinaabe Oshkiniikwe. Akeesha is currently the Indigenize Our Minds Education Outreach Coordinator at the Native […]
NationTalk Scene @ at the Assembly of First Nations Health Transformation Summit in Toronto speaks with Joe Gallagher about the opportunity for decision makers to share, learn and discuss health and wellness for First Nations across Canada.
Pam Therrien, Vice President of the Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, joins NationTalk to talk about the upcoming Procurement Employment and Partnerships (PEP) Conference taking place February 6th & 7th in Sudbury, Ontario. PEP is a tradeshow and conference held to help create ways to grow the Northern resource development and infrastructure sectors. PEP aims to […]
NationTalk speaks with Valerie Nicholson of the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network discuss the issues regarding those who are unable to receive proper care. Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week happening across Canada from November 30th to December 6th, 2017. Please visit www.caan.ca High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, radio stations and subscribers […]
During NACCA’s Annual General Meeting this past June, CEO Shannin Metatawabin was interviewed on CBC Radio in Edmonton. This seven-minute interview gives a brief review of NACCA and the AFI network across Canada. He focuses on the importance, and positive economic impacts, of the AFI network, as well as a couple of the numerous entrepreneur […]
NationTalk speaks with Shannin Metatawabin who discusses NACCA’s business case to support Indigenous entrepreneurs in growing their businesses. TD Economics has estimated that the Indigenous economy is expected to grow at a rate of 25% over 5 years. In order to meet this demand, NACCA is asking the federal government to support the Aboriginal Financial […]
On today’s edition of NationTalk we have Marion Crowe, CFNHM, CAFM founding Executive Director of the First Nations Health Managers Association. (FNHMA) Marion is a proud member of the Piapot First Nation in Saskatchewan. FNHMA is a national non-profit association offering certification and professional development opportunities for community health leaders. The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) is […]
NationTalk speaks with Mark Romoff who discusses the significant 25th Annual CCPP National Conference on Public-Private Partnerships (P3) held November 6-7, 2017 at Toronto’s downtown Sheraton Centre. There is a spotlight on Indigenous communities in Canada’s infrastructure sector on investment as well as, development and delivery. For full program, www.p3-2017.ca/program. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk […]
Andre Morriseau speaks with Chef David Wolfman on the recent release of his new book Indigenous Fusion. From foodies who want to try locally foraged ingredients to Indigenous cooks looking for new ways to enjoy familiar traditional foods, David Wolfman’s easy-to-follow recipes make Indigenous Fusion available to everyone. NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, […]
NationTalk Scene with Host Bob Phillips @ the recent World Indigenous Peoples Education Conference speaks with Matthew Miller who discusses safety and fire protection issues facing our First Nations Communities. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, radio stations and subscribers across Canada.
Andre Morriseau, Director of Awards and Stakeholder Relations speaks with NationTalk about CCAB Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award which has a nomination deadline of September 15th. The youth award carries a prize of $10,000. https://www.ccab.com/awar…/abhf-lifetime-achievement-awards/ National Youth Aboriginal Entrepreneur of the Year Award: https://www.ccab.com/…/abhf-national-youth-entrepreneurshi…/
NationTalk speaks with Marcia Trudeau-Bomberry discussing the upcoming 2017 North American Indigenous Games presented in Toronto, Hamilton and Six Nations on the Grand River from July 16-23, 2017. The theme of the 2017 Games is Past, Present, Future. All One. The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) will unite individuals and communities across North […]
Are you an Aboriginal entrepreneur looking for opportunities to enhance your businesses? In our latest NationTalk Interview we speak with Josh Riley, Manager, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business about CCAB’s latest program TFAB (Tools and Finance for Aboriginal Business). TFAB provides Aboriginal entrepreneurs with access to practical business tools, development […]
NationTalk speaks with Shannin Metatawabin about NACCA’s new campaign to garner a capital injection for Canada’s diverse fifty plus Aboriginal Financial Institutions (AFI’s). NACCA and it’s AFI’s currently help foster Indigenous economic impact with needed equity to help Indigenous businesses grow. The work being done has the ability to help close the gap between Indigenous […]
ABOUT MIDNIGHT SHINE: Midnight Shine is a one-of-a-kind band, with a one-of-a-kind story. They are a very important band, too, with respect to Canada’s social climate. On top of that, their career is currently on a very good trajectory, so things are shining all around… Not many bands play their very first show opening for […]
Upcoming Event, Reception, and Auction in support of Anishnawbe Health Foundation Andre Morriseau speaks with Kelly Rodgers, CFA, President, Rodgers Investment Consulting snout the upcoming Reception, and Auction in support of Anishnawbe Health Foundation. The event is being held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at St. James Cathedral Centre, […]
Release Date: May 5, 2017 Andre Morriseau speaks to Gerda Hnatyshyn, President of The Hnatyshyn Foundation, a national charitable foundation dedicated to supporting the arts through its REVEAL Indigenous Arts Awards 2017. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, radio stations and subscribers across Canada.
At the recent AFN First Nations Emergency Management Forum and Tradeshow event in Calgary, Irving (Bing) Leblanc P.Eng., Director, Housing, Infrastructure and Emergency Services, speaks about AFN’s 1st Annual First Nations Emergency Management Forum with the emphasis on preparedness and resiliency initiatives. About AFN: The Assembly of First Nations is an assembly, modelled on the […]
Release Date: February 9, 2017 NationTalk speaks with Barry Christoff, Vice-President of Indigenous Governance for the Institute on Governance (IOG). Barry is a member of Saulteau First Nations in northeastern British Columbia. The Institute is launching a five-part dialogue series “Characteristics of a Nation-to Nation Relationship,” in partnership with Canadians for a New Partnership. The […]
Release Date: February 2, 2017 Dana Cryderman is originally from Edmonton, Alberta, but came to Ottawa in 2002 and joined the Canadian Foreign Service. She has had diplomatic postings in Venezuela (2005-2007) and in Washington DC (2014-2016). She has also held a number of portfolios at the Department of Foreign Affairs including as media spokeswoman, […]
NationTalk speaks with Terry Goodtrack, CEO of AFOA Canada discussing the 17th National Conference be in Calgary, Alberta from February 7 – 9, 2017 at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. The conference will focus on financial management, banking and investment for building wealth in the new fiscal relationship with Canada. Please visit our website at […]
Release Date: November 13, 2016 NationTalk speaks to National Chief Perry Bellegarde of Assembly of First Nations. The National Chief discusses upcoming issues facing the Assembly as well as interactions with various levels of government concerning Indigenous issues facing First Nations in Canada. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, radio stations […]
Release Date: November 02, 2016 Andre Morriseau interviews Metis artist Andrea Menard who will be sharing the stage with Buffy Sainte-Marie and Susan Aglukark at the iHope Benefit resented by NationTalk at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver November 17, 2016. Andrea speaks about her path to progress and about some of her most recent work. […]
Release Date: October 13, 2016 NationTalk speaks with Miles Richardson with the Indigenous Leadership Initiative about the recent Indigenous Guardians conference held in Ottawa. Miles talks about walking the walk on a Nation to Nation relationship with Canada and what success looks like for responsible stewardship of our lands and waterways. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general […]
The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame (ABHF) 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award and National Youth Entrepreneur Award deadlines for nominations extended to Nov. 4th, 2016 Toronto, ON – 10- 04- 2016 The Canadian Council for Aboriginal business is extending the nominations deadline for the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award and the […]
Annette Verschuren, Chair and CEO NRStor, was formerly president of The Home Depot Canada and Asia, overseeing the growth of the company’s Canadian operations from 19 to 180 stores between 1996 and 2011. She also led the company’s entry into China while simultaneously leading the Expo Design Center business. Annette began her career as a […]
Release Date: July 15, 2016 NationTalk caught up with Stephen Kakfwi at the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly held this year in Niagara Falls. In the past quarter century Canada’s north and all its residents, especially Aboriginal people, have undergone a remarkable political, democratic, environmental, economic, cultural and geo-political transformation. Stephen Kakfwi, former […]
Grand Chief Doug Kelly is a Tribal Chief of the Sto:lo Tribal Council. He is currently the Chair of the BC First Nations Fisheries Council, a member of the First Nations Health Council, and acts as the Treasurer and Tribal Chief for Intergovernmental Relations for the Sto:lo Tribal Council. NationTalk caught up with the Grand […]
Assembly of First Nations, Annual General Assembly – NationTalk speaks with Grand Chief Derek Nepinak of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs. NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, radio stations and subscribers across Canada.
Release Date: July 12, 2016 Grand Chief Peters is Lenape from the Delaware Nation Moravian of the Thames and is a member of the Turtle Clan. Gord has worked with First Nations both politically and non-politically for 35 years. He currently holds the position of Grand Chief for the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians […]
Release Date: June 8, 2016 Metis Nation of Ontario President, Margaret Froh, speaks on the issues of Land Management, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations as they relate to the Metis people, and future initiatives. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, radio stations and subscribers across Canada.
Over the past three decades Mr. Farber has worked tirelessly as a social commentator and a community builder, steadfastly bringing groups together from diverse populations to share their commonalities. His long-spanning career in the not-for-profit sector includes the role of CEO of the Canadian Jewish Congress (2005-2011) where he spearheaded multiple inter-faith initiatives and dialogues […]
Release Date: May 10, 2016 The band is in Toronto for Canadian Music Week promoting their albums “Midnight Shine” and “Northern Man.” The interview encapsulates the band’s history, creative process and impact on aboriginal and non-aboriginal audiences. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, radio stations and subscribers across Canada.
Release Date: March 7, 2016 In January 2001 David Eddy became the Chief Executive Officer of Vancouver Native Housing Society (VNHS), a non-profit, off-reserve, Aboriginal housing provider in Vancouver, Canada. Under David’s leadership over the last seven years, VNHS has increased its portfolio by nearly 100% and broadened its mandate from strictly housing urban Aboriginal […]
Release Date: February 25, 2016 Nationtalk’s Nick Ashawasega recently interviewed Mike Deranger, just one of the many top tier speakers at Pathways 2016 – Gathering Our Nations’ Youth for Trades. Listen to hear more about this premiere event and how you can get yourself and community youth involved. The event is taking place March 1-3 at the […]
Release Date: February 2, 2016 In advance of the First Nations Forum on Energy being held in Vancouver from Feb 10-11, NationTalk sat down with Perry Bellegarde, the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, for his perspectives on the topic of energy and the economy. National Chief Bellegarde outlines a range of messages […]
Release Date: January 29, 2016 Jacob Pratt is the founder and creative director of Wambdi Dance, and is a Dakota/Saulteaux member of the Cote First Nation in Saskatchewan. Wambdi was started in 2012, and is a First Nations performance and events company that provides music and dance performances, cultural camps, youth motivational workshops, and traditional […]
Release Date: January 25, 2016 Reginald Joseph Leach is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey right winger legend and icon who played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Boston Bruins, California Golden Seals, Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings. He is best known for his time in Philadelphia, winning a Stanley Cup […]
Release Date: January 25, 2016 The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) will be hosting the 18th Annual Toronto Gala on February 2, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario. Nationtalk sat down to discuss the event with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) President and CEO, JP Gladu. For more information go to: https://www.ccab.com/18th-annual-toronto-gala High Quality/Radio Media […]
Release Date: October 29, 2015 NationTalk recently reconnected with Mark Romoff, President & CEO of The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP). Listen to hear more about their amazing work and how it can assist you and your business. P3’s have the power to be an effective and cost efficient option for funding community infrastructure. Also, […]
Release Date: October 28, 2015 On November 26th in Saskatoon, the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is hosting the Aboriginal Economic Development Corporation Conference, Breaking Boundaries for Community and Business. One of the highly regarded keynote speakers is Ken Coates the Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public […]
Release Date: October 26, 2015 Recently, NationTalk’s Nick Ashawasega spoke with Kevin Horsnell, Group General Manager, Forest Management Group, Canada at Canfor. Listen to hear more about how Canfor is one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper. Also, they were the nominating company for LTN Contracting Ltd., who recently were recognized by the Forest […]
Release Date: October 21, 2015 NationTalk recently spoke with Jane Thompson, Executive Director for TD Scholarships. Listen to hear more about TD’s incredible scholarship programs and how they are impacting opportunities for community members across Canada. One specific scholarship is TD’s Scholarship for Community Leadership, which can be worth up to $70,000 a year with […]
Release Date: October 20, 2015 On November 26th in Saskatoon, the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is hosting the Aboriginal Economic Development Corporation Conference, Breaking Boundaries for Community and Business. One of the highly regarded keynote speakers is Whitecap Dakota First Nation Chief Darcy Bear who has served his community, located 26 kilometers south […]