THUNDER BAY – The Anishnawbe Business Professional Association (ABPA) and special guests will deliver remarks to members of the media during the opening ceremonies of Northern Ontario’s 1st Pathways to Indigenous Prosperity. The one-day workshop is scheduled to have a wide range of panelists and keynote speaker Jason Batiste, Executive Director of Wabun Tribal Council from Timmins, Ontario. The speakers will discuss best case practices for indigenous inclusion in procurement, and major projects throughout Northern Ontario. The networking circle will also cover steps to connect First Nations and other businesses in order to collaborate and enter into joint-venture agreements. The Pathways to Indigenous Prosperity takes place on November 5th, 2019 at the Delta Hotel by Marriott in Thunder Bay.
– Jason Rasevych, President, Anishnawbe Business Professional Association
– Brian Davey, Executive Director, NADF
– Ken Montour, Senior Manager, Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business (Toronto)
– Jason Batiste, Executive Director, Wabun Tribal Council (Timmins)