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Mastering Aboriginal Inclusion

Attend this dyamic and comprehensive workshop and put your organization on the path to Mastering Aboriginal Inclusion. Discover proven tactics and tools to recruit, retain and advance Aboriginal talent while building a work culture that flourishes through diversity. Tap into the expertise delivered by Canada's leading innovators in Aboriginal human resource development. This two-day workshop is limited to 20 registrations so don't delay.

The registration fee of $1495 includes refreshments and a complimentary five-volume set of Mastering Aboriginal Inclusion self-study modules (a $560 value).

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2009 Aboriginal Policy Research Conference

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, the University of Western Ontario and the National Association of Friendship Centres have joined forces once more to bring together researchers, students, policy makers, Aboriginal leaders and other interested parties nationally and internationally to present, consider and debate exciting new research. The goal is to provide Aboriginal leaders and policy makers a chance to become aware of the implications of this research for both public policy and Aboriginal peoples across Canada.

Dates: March 9-12, 2009 , Location: Westin Hotel, Ottawa, ON
For more info visit:

www.aprc-crmpa.ca/welcome.htm

CSEHub Telelearning Session 13: Microfinance in a Canadian Context

Telelearning Session 13: Microfinance in a Canadian Context

The provision of financial services to low-income clients is an under-examined facet of the economic system. Proponents of microfinance believe that meeting the financial needs of such community members can be a sustainable answer to solving the problems associated with poverty in our society. Join us as we explore some of the issues surrounding microfinance in Canada, including:

  • What is the significance of microfinance programs in the Canadian context?
  • What is the need for microfinance programs?
  • Under what conditions do microfinance programs thrive in Canada?
  • What are the challenges faced by Canadian microfinance programs?

Sign up today to participate in this engaging telelearning session, featuring Susan Henry (Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility at Alterna Savings) and Anahi Rivadeneira (Microfinance Program Officer at Vancity), with facilitation by Seth Asimakos of the Saint John Community Loan Fund.

Spaces are free, but limited - Register today!

Call Logistics:

* Session Date: Tuesday, March 10th, 2009
* Call begins at 9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00 am CST, 12:00 pm EST, 1:00 pm AST, and 1:30 pm NST
* Call in information will be given upon registration
* Register before March 8th to obtain dial-in information and background papers
* This session is in English

Session Format: 1 Hour
Welcome: 5 minutes
Presentation: 10 minutes from each speaker
Discussion: 35 minutes

Registration: By Email or by Phone
Register by e-mailing telelearning@socialeconomyhub.ca with your name, location, and work or volunteer position. We will provide instructions on how to access the telelearning forum. Unfortunately, the session is only open to those residing in Canada. To register by phone call 1-250-472-4976.

CSEHub Telelearning Session 12: International Microfinance

Telelearning Session 12: International Microfinance

In recent years, donors and international aid organizations have been turning to microfinance as a way of providing their self-employed clients with financial services to support their businesses and households. These services have expanded to include not only loans and savings, but also insurance, money transfers and electronic banking as well. Join us as we explore some of the issues surrounding international microfinance, including:

  • What is the difference between international and domestic microfinance?
  • Under what conditions do international microfinance programs thrive?
  • What are the challenges faced by international microfinance programs?

Sign up today to participate in this engaging telelearning session, featuring Nanci Lee (Writer, Microfinance Consultant, and Educator) and Dr. Julie Drolet (Writer and Assistant Professor at Thompson Rivers University), with facilitation by Annie McKitrick of the Canadian Social Economy Research Partnerships.

Spaces are free, but limited - Register today!

Call Logistics:

* Session Date: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009
* Call begins at 9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00 am CST, 12:00 pm EST, 1:00 pm AST, and 1:30 pm NST
* Call in information will be given upon registration
* Register before March 1st to obtain dial-in information and background papers
* This session is in English

Session Format: 1 Hour
Welcome: 5 minutes
Presentation: 10 minutes from each speaker
Discussion: 35 minutes

Registration: By Email or by Phone
Register by e-mailing telelearning@socialeconomyhub.ca with your name, location, and work or volunteer position. We will provide instructions on how to access the telelearning forum. Unfortunately, the session is only open to those residing in Canada. To register by phone call 1-250-472-4976.

Teleconference: Sharing Models of Youth Mentorship

PEER LEARNING NETWORK TELECONFERENCE:

Thursday, February 19, 2008

@ 9:30 - 11:00 PST, 11:30 - 1:00 CST, 12:30 - 2:00 EST, 1:30 - 3:00 ATL

TOPIC

Youth Mentorship-Reproducing models that work

Speakers: Kayla Hrynewich, Program Coordinator & Addictions Counsellor with Core Neighbourhood Youth Co-op in Saskatoon and Somkhuun Thongdee, Executive Director, Alberta SengSan Association with the Multicultural Youth Leaders Co-op in Edmonton.

Each speaker will give a brief presentation describing their model of youth mentorship. They will then each answer the question:

If I were to move to another community and wanted to reproduce our model of youth mentorship, these are the 5 key things that would be needed.

Our discussion will provide an opportunity to discuss these models in more detail and for others to share their experiences.

Additional information will be emailed to you closer to the event with the teleconference phone number and code.

Please RSVP to Paul Chamberlain by replying to this email or calling 416.760.2574. Please specify if you are comfortable participating in the tele-learning session in French, English or both languages so we can accommodate everyone.

We will also be asking that you complete a short survey after the session so that we can evaluate and improve the sessions.

 

Impact! The Co-operators Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership

Impact! The Co-operators Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership www.impactyouthsustainability.ca

Achieving sustainability requires a multi-disciplinary approach and a broad social commitment. It also requires the energy and passion of youth.

That's why The Co-operators has launched an unprecedented partnership of business, academia and non-government organisations to bring together students from all fields of study from across Canada to develop and implement real sustainability solutions for their current lives and their future careers.

All conference related expenses will be covered for selected participants. Their contribution is time and commitment.

  • September 24-27th, 2009 at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario
  • 180 university & college students from across Canada
  • Explore tangible multi-industry and sector sustainability solutions with national business and academic leaders
  • Build networks and develop skills to lead sustainability initiatives long after the conference
  • Excited, empowered & equipped for change

To learn more visit www.impactyouthsustainability.ca or e-mail impact@cooperators.ca.

Conference partners: The Co-operators, Research Network for Business
Sustainability, David Suzuki Foundation, The Natural Step, the University
of Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier University, AIESEC, Coopsco, the University of
Saskatchewan's Centre for the Study of Co-operatives and the Richard Ivey
School of Business.

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Impact! Conférence jeunesse Co-operators de leadership en développement durable www.impactyouthsustainability.ca

Afin de relever les défis du développement durable, il nous faut adopter une approche multidisciplinaire et un engagement social de grande envergure. Et pour ce faire, l'énergie et la passion de la jeunesse sont aussi requises.

C'est pour ces raisons que Co-operators a mis sur pied une association sans précédent, d'organismes du milieu des affaires, académiques et non-gouvernementaux afin de rassembler des étudiants de tous les domaines d'étude provenant de partout au Canada pour qu'ils puissent développer et mettre en œuvre des solutions concrètes en développement durable dans le cadre de leurs vies actuelles et leurs futures carrières.

Toutes les dépenses reliées à la conférence seront payées pour les participants choisis. Ils auront qu'à contribuer temps et engagement.

  • Du 24-27 septembre 2009 à l'Université de Guelph, Ontario
  • 180 étudiants d'universités et collèges provenant de partout au Canada
  • Développeront des solutions concrètes multi-industrielles et multisectorielles en développement durable avec des leaders d'entreprises et du monde académique
  • Créeront des réseaux permanents et développeront la capacité de diriger des initiatives en développement durable bien après la conférence
  • Seront inspirés, motivés, habilités et orientés au changement Partagez ce message ou l'URL avec votre réseau, surtout avec étudiants.

Pour en savoir plus visitez www.impactyouthsustainability.ca ou écrivez à impact@cooperators.ca

Partenaires : Co-operators, Research Network for Business Sustainability,
Fondation David Suzuki, The Natural Step, l'Université de Guelph,
l'Université Wilfrid Laurier University, AIESEC, Coopsco, l'Université de
la Saskatchewan - Centre for the Study of Co-operatives et le Richard Ivey
School of Business.

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