Twelve actions any business can take on reconciliation

November 29, 2016
1) Read the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action.

2) Read The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

3) Visit (and support) Thunderbird House on December 21, 2016.

Our moderator Michael Champagne invited you to visit a vital Indigenous institution in our city and the perfect opportunity is just around the corner.

Join The Winnipeg Chamber and get your ticket today to the ‘Reborn Under the Solstice Moon’ Pinaysiwiigamic Fundraiser for Thunderbird House, December 21 featuring dinner prepared by Feast, great entertainment, and an art auction.

4) Learn more about the Federal Expert Panel on Youth Employment that Michael Champagne spoke about.

5) Bring Circles for Reconciliation into your workplace for a grassroots led discussion on reconciliation.

6) Learn more (and consider joining) the Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce.

7) Take advantage of the resources the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba provides (including its free speakers bank).

8) Visit the North End’s Meet Me at The Bell Tower. There’s a gathering every Friday at 6 p.m. at 610 Selkirk Ave.

9) Explore the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council website.

Its mission is to champion business relationships and economic growth of the Canadian supply chain through the inclusion of Indigenous and minority suppliers.

10) Read this list of 22 impacts that inter-generational survivors face on a day-to-day basis.

11) Read this month’s IRPP Insight entitled Indigenous Peoples, Canada and the Possibility of Reconciliation, a publication consisting of concise policy analyses or critiques on timely topics by experts in the field.

12) Interested in learning more? Reach out to us in an email and we will include you in future discussions.