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Building The First Nations Economy National Chief Shawn A-In-Chut Atleo At The Toronto Board Of Trade

by NationTalk on January 15, 20101362 Views

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MEDIA ADVISORY

Toronto, ON, January 14, 2010 — On Tuesday, January 19, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo will address Toronto’s business community. The event marks Chief Atleo’s first address in Toronto and the first time any AFN National Chief has spoken to the Toronto Board of Trade. National Chief Atleo will discuss:• The First Nations vision of economic self-sufficiency, business partnerships and the importance of education
• The need for indigenous people to take a leadership role in balancing development opportunities and environmental conservations, and
• Why economic issues facing First Nations impact all Canadians

The Toronto Board of Trade and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business last year announced a partnership giving select CCAB members access to the Board of Trade’s facilities in the heart of Toronto’s financial district.

Date:- Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Time:- 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Place:- Toronto Board of Trade – 4th floor, First Canadian Place, 77Adelaide St. W. entrance

NOTE FOR MEDIA: Event is open to all accredited media. Media registration will take place on-site. Please arrive by 7:45 a.m. for registration and set up. National Chief Atleo will speak at 8:00 a.m.

Brief media availability will follow after the event.

For more information, please contact:

Christina Salvino
Toronto Board of Trade
416-862-4513
Csalvino[at]bot.com

Alain Garon
AFN
418-956-5720
Agaron[at]afn.ca

Chris Allicock
Amberlight Productions
416-319-8003
Chris[at]amberlight.ca

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