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Individual EDO Category
Aboriginal Private Sector Business Category
2018 Economic Development Award Nominees
Cando received 9 nominations in the three categories for the 2018 Cando Economic Developer Awards. Please join us in congratulating all nominees on their great achievements. Please click on each nominee below to learn more about them.
- Joanna Bernard, NB
- Greg Finnegan, YT
- Madawaska Maliseet First Nation, NB
- Cree Nation of Mistissini, QC
- Siksika Resource Development, AB
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National Youth Panel Finalists and Nominee Profiles
National Youth Alumni Profiles
Stantec Women in Business Panel Profiles
EDO of the Year Award Finalists and Nominees
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NIEEF Scholarship Recipients for 2018
Inspiring Success - Time management is key for mother who also juggles work and schooling
Rosemarie Hill is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Business Administration degree at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology.
Rosemarie Hill has become an expert in time management.
For starters, the 39-year-old member of Cook’s Ferry Indian Band in British Columbia is a single mother of four. Her oldest child is 13 while her youngest is just one.
Hill is also working part-time as a receptionist in Merritt, B.C. for the Nicola Tribal Association, which represents seven First Nations, including her own.
Plus she’s also a full-time student now at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. The Merritt-based school is British Columbia’s Aboriginal post-secondary institute.
Inspiring Success - Indigenous scholarship winner pursuing Master’s degree
Courtney Bear, a member of Manitoba's Peguis First Nation, is currently pursuing her Master's degree at the University of Winnipeg.
Courtney Bear is keen to make a difference.
The 33-year-old, a member of Manitoba’s Peguis First Nation, is currently pursuing her Master’s degree via the Development Practice program from the University of Winnipeg.
“I know the importance of education,” she said. “It will help me be successful.”
Bear, a mother of six children ranging in age from eight months to 17 years old, eventually wants to work with Indigenous people who have experienced hardship.
Bear certainly knows what tha