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Glen Hare – Ontario Regional Chief

A citizen of M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island, Glen Hare served four consecutive terms as Deputy Grand Council Chief of the Anishinabek Nation before being elected Grand Council Chief of Anishinabek Nation in 2018. Glen Hare was elected Ontario Regional Chief at the Chiefs of Ontario All Ontario Chiefs Conference in June 2021. Regional […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 2021211 Views

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Lynne Groulx – CEO of the Native Women’s Association of Canada

Lynne Groulx is the CEO of the Native Women’s Association of Canada. Since joining in 2017, the organization has grown from less than twenty to more than 80 employees and has expanded member associations across the nation from coast to coast to coast. We are in a time of increased pressure on the federal government […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 2021281 Views

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Brenda Restoule of First Peoples Wellness Circle

Today we chat about the newly launched Soar Above Stigma campaign by First Peoples Wellness Circle, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation and First Nations Health Managers Association. A campaign is driven by four key messages of Kindness, Compassion, Culture & Acceptance – “Healthier communities starts with us” Purpose of the campaign: One in three Indigenous people face […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2021533 Views

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Geoff Bowlby, Director General at Statistics Canada

The Census of Population is one of the largest operations of government and is a key pillar of Canada’s statistical infrastructure. Join us in our most recent instalment of NationTalk Interview Series as our President Don Barraclough (virtually) sat down with Geoff Bowlby, Director General at Statistics Canada. Geoff has been an executive at Statistics […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 2021548 Views

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Barry Green – Chair and CEO of [Toronto based] Greenrock Real Estate Advisors, and Trustee of the Barry and Laurie Green Family Charitable Trust

Join us as we speak with Barry Green – Chair and CEO of [Toronto based] Greenrock Real Estate Advisors, and Trustee of the Barry and Laurie Green Family Charitable Trust. With over 30 years of experience in the Canadian multi-family sector, Barry is responsible for the oversight of operations, family office, and philanthropic divisions of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 2021902 Views

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Jay-Ann Gilfoy – CEO Vancity Community Investment Bank

Jay-Ann joined Vancity Community Investment Bank as CEO in early 2017 after nearly four years in senior leadership roles at Vancity credit union, most recently as senior vice-president of digital solutions and business technology. Vancity Community Investment Bank is a subsidiary of Vancity credit union. The bank’s mandate is to bring Vancity’s unique business model […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 2021780 Views

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Kahehtoktha, Janice Brant, OCT, M.Ad.Ed., B.Ed., BAH Indigenous Studies

Janice sits with the Bear Clan in the Mohawk Nation and is from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. She was raised in a farming family and is a traditional seed keeper and gardener. She loves storytelling, art, history, and cooking. Janice is an established professional artist and teacher. She has published academic and creative writings. Janice is […]

by pmnationtalk on May 9, 2021978 Views

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Melinda Commanda – Indigenous Liaison Advisor

NationTalk sits down with Melinda Commanda, Indigenous Liaison Advisor – Centre for Indigenous Statistics and Partnerships, Social, Health & Labour Statistics, Statistics Canada to discuss the challenges of the upcoming census during the Covid-19 pandemic. Melinda Commanda is an Ojibway woman and a member of the Serpent River First Nation, raised in the city of Toronto but […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 2021934 Views

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Leah Walker – Executive Director at Kilala Lelum

Today Indigenous Health Today and NationTalk speaks with Leah Walker, Executive Director at Kilala Lelum. Leah is has over 20 years of Indigenous health leadership, including her current role and previous to this role she was the Associate Director, Education at UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health, where she led programs generating Indigenous knowledges such as […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 20211005 Views

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Mark Podlasly – Director of Economic Policy and Initiatives at the First Nations Major Projects Coalition

Today we are speaking with Mark Podlasly, of the First Nations Major Projects Coalition or FNMPC.   Mark is from  Nlaka’pamux Nation and provides strategic advice at the intersection of Indigenous-corporate governance and infrastructure issues.  He has over 20 years of extensive experience in the development of capital projects connected to energy, natural resources and community infrastructure around the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 20211116 Views

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