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Executive Director, Training Program

WHITEFEATHER FOREST INITIATIVE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR MAJOR TRAINING PROGRAM

The Whitefeather Forest Initiative (WFI) is a partnership-based community economic renewal and resource stewardship initiative led by Pikangikum First Nation in northwest Ontario. A multi-year training project has been developed to ensure that Aboriginal people will be able to gain employment with the WFI. A dynamic Executive Director with a commitment to supporting First Nation culture and economic renewal is being sought to lead the training project.

Deadline: 
24 Nov 2008

National Durector, Resource Development -- Directeur(trice) national(e), développement des ressources

Deadline: 
6 Nov 2008
Phone: 
416-967-1611 ext./poste 228
Fax/téléc. 416-967-9078
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The Six Elements of Successful Innovation Tele-learning Seminar

Featuring Al Etmanski & Vickie Cammack

October 28, 2008 | 12 Noon - 1:00 pm ET

Learn the secrets of successful social innovations with two of Canada's leading social innovators!

Al Etmanski has been a leading advocate for people with disabilities and their families in Canada for more than two decades. He is widely recognized as a visionary thinker in areas of social policy, community development and individualizing services for people with disabilities.
Al is an author, advocacy consultant and social inventor who specializes in finding innovative, non-governmental solutions to social problems. He was the Executive Director of the BC Association for the Mentally Retarded (now BCACL - the BC Association for Community Living) for eight years before joining with Jack Collins and Vickie Cammack to found PLAN.

Vickie Cammack is the Executive Director of the PLAN Institute and is also a co-founder of PLAN and co-author of Safe and Secure - Six Steps to Creating a Personal Future Plan for People with Disabilities. She is a recognized Canadian source of inspiration, innovative ideas and demonstrable solutions related to community, citizenship and disability. Her innovative approaches to leadership development, social network facilitation and social accounting are key ingredients in her work of taking social inventions to scale.

Join us at noon on Tuesday, October 28th, for this practical and inspiring conversation as Al and Vickie share the six elements of successful innovation. It's a conversation you won't want to miss!

For more information and to register for this seminar, please visit us
at:
http://cts.vresp.com/c/?Tamarack/fdd3dec8b2/10d5ffab2f/1f2e50a6f7.

Canadian Social Forum - Calgary, AB

Canadian Social Forum 

The Canadian Council on Social Development is creating the space for 750 people from across the country to meet face-to-face and participate in a program that meets poverty head-on.

You'll hear about how poverty reduction is being accomplished in ways that are innovative, inspiring and workable. You'll have the opportunity to create new connections with people from every part of the country, help build momentum for real action, and collaborate for effective social change.

This event will connect the new wave of leaders who know that reducing poverty is the only strategy for real prosperity.

More information about the Canadian Social Forum, including the preliminary program, is available on the Forum website (http://www.ccsd.ca/).

Partners Solving Youth Homelessness - A National Conference

November 19, 20, 21, 2008

Holiday Inn, King Street, Toronto, ON


CONFERENCE PROGRAM NOW ON-LINE>>


Miloon Kothari, Former Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing for the UN Human Rights Council and acclaimed advocate for the homeless/disadvantaged will be there.
Leaders and front-line staff from youth-serving agencies across Canada will be there.
Canada's most respected researchers on at-risk and homeless youth will be there.
Corporate executives from some of Canada's leading companies will be there.
Canada's youth will be there.

Will you be there too?

This groundbreaking national event will be a powerful catalyst for knowledge-sharing and collective action on youth homelessness in Canada AND a remarkable opportunity to lend your ideas and your voice to Raising the Roof's National Strategy to Solve Youth Homelessness.

Space is limited, so register soon to avoid disappointment. Special hotel rates apply until October 18.

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