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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, 20211428 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, 20211286 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, 20211881 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, 20211625 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, 20211878 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, 20211710 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, 20211808 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, 20211897 Views

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Sharon Marshall – Métis/Cree entrepreneur living in Lantzville

Sharon Marshall, a Métis/Cree entrepreneur living in Lantzville, BC, is an administrative professional with 3 decades of experience in private and public administration, all levels of government, and First Nations. Sharon has also provided administrative, creative and technical support to individuals and organizations globally. Having only self-identified 8-9 years ago, Sharon has embraced her heritage […]

by pmnationtalk on December 9, 20202492 Views

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Elisa Levi – Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine

Elisa is currently enrolled at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine in the class of 2021. Prior to this, she worked towards improving Indigenous health alongside organizations like the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, the Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada as well as the Assembly of First Nations. As a consultant she […]

by pmnationtalk on December 3, 20203019 Views

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