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Powered by Aboriginal Link ®, this highly specialized portal is fully-dedicated to assisting individuals interested in locating and attending conferences and events of specific interest to Canada's Aboriginal Peoples. Events related to skill development, community improvement, economic development and 100's of other topics are identified and posted on this site. AboriginalConferences.ca provides some of the best Aboriginal events in North America.

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Over the past few months, our entire team has been working hard so we can deliver this training safely during the pandemic. Certification Training will be offered with COVID-19 safety plan aligned with provincial regulations.


 Edu-Therapy™ gives participants a stable cognitive process to help themselves, community and client base
 Once Certified as an Edu-Therapy Specialist, in as little as 6 hours per week, one Specialist can bring mental resolution of the pain and sadness caused by loss to over 200 people per year
 Trained teams can escalate these numbers adding to the resiliency of the Community


 Grief happens in many forms and has great potential to create emotional energy and negatively effect life
 Grief is an emotional experience that doesn’t follow stages or a timeline… and it does not simply go away with time


Edu-Therapy™ Certification is unique training that’s designed specifically to assist all who wish to help those with unresolved loss, deal with pain and reclaim a productive place in the mainstream of their lives

SASKATOON, SK – AUGUST 18-21, 2020
SUDBURY, ON – OCTOBER 23-26, 2020

Mental Health and Wellness Workers
Addiction Counsellors
Educators and Youth Workers
Family and Victim Service Workers
All interested Groups and Individuals

Help Yourself.
Help Others.
Help Your Community.

Register online or call for more details Private Programs Available! We will come to your community – call for details.
Watch for Virtual Training being offered soon!

Toll Free: 1.866.476.0209
Fax: 1.866.430.8296
Email: Grief@GoToRegister.ca
Web: GoToRegister.ca/Grief

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Register today! Inaugural NATOA Indigenous Youth Virtual Summit “Developing Tools for Success” October 6-8, 2020

In developing this three-day online Inaugural NATOA Indigenous Youth Summit, NATOA considered barriers that Indigenous youth and gender diverse people may face. During the three days, the youth will develop tools needed to overcome these challenges and have confidence in themselves. *Must be +16 years of age.

Topics include:

  • Starting a Business
  • Financial Literacy
  • Taxes on and off Reserve
  • Goal Setting
  • Leadership
  • Promotion of Life / Suicide Prevention
  • Social Media Literacy

For more information including registration, agenda, speakers, sponsorship opportunities and more, visit: www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA

Fax: 1-866-462-7648

Email: NATOA@GoToRegister.ca

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Clear Sky Connections

Our Gateway to Economic Opportunities

June 2 & 3, 2020

Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre | Winnipeg, MB

The 2020 CSC Conference ‘Lighting the Pathway to Connectivity – Our Gateway to Economic opportunities’ will provide networking and business partnership opportunities to First Nation Communities, businesses, service providers, and government representatives at all levels who are involved in the expansion of Indigenous Communication Pathways through high speed internet access.

Clear Sky Connections is an emerging major First Nation Entity to provide broadband connectivity via a high-speed fibre optic network to its membership and beyond. An ICT Centre of Excellence is the training vector that will sustain the smoke signals of the future.

Who should attend?

  • People in technology, education, health, administration, social development, economic development, who are committed to the growth and prosperity of Indigenous Culture, knowledge, communities and communications.
  • Information Communication Technology affects everyone and everything as we move towards an interconnection on an electronic scale. It is the underlying tool to Worldwide Indigenous Associations and Services.

The 2-day event will include:

  • Trade show
  • Youth participation
  • Training opportunities
  • International presenters
  • Networking with decision makers and front line community champions!


  • Creating a Path to Self-Sufficiency: Investing in Our Capacity – Chief Clarence Louie
  • Know Your ‘Why’ and Change Your Life, Business and Community – Jenn Harper
  • Asserting Our Sovereignty – Chief Marcel Moody
  • The Art of Negotiating: Moving Beyond Symbolism – Dr. Ted Moses
  • Connectivity and Colonization: Settler Strategies and the Paradox of Being Indian on Our Land

– Dr. Barry Lavallee

Speakers will include:

Chief Clarence Louie, Osoyoos Indian Band

Jenn Harper, Founder/CEO, Cheekbone Beauty

Chief Marcel Moody, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation

Dr. Ted Moses, Eastmain, QC

Dr Barry Lavalee, MD, CCFP, FCFP, MCISc Medical Advisor, MKO Clinical Care Transformation


Toll Free: 1-866-295-7115

Fax: 1-866-295-3580

Email: ClearSky@GoToRegister.ca 

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Virtual -7th Annual NATOA Indigenous Trust and Investment Conference “Moving Forward with a Community Focus”

September 28-29, 2020

The 7th Annual Virtual NATOA Indigenous Trust and Investment Conference is a 2-day event designed to provide an informative and interactive venue for all those involved with Indigenous Trusts. This year’s theme is ‘Moving Forward with a Community Focus’. Speakers will represent both the Indigenous Communities who have established, or in the process of establishing, and maintained successful Trust operations, and members of the Corporate Industry that effectively service these Communities.

For more information including registration, agenda, speakers, sponsorship opportunities and more, please visit www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA

Fax: 1-866-462-7648

Email: NATOA@GoToRegister.ca

Web: www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA

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The health and safety of our attendees is our top priority. In light of the growing concerns regarding COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 7th Annual NATOA Indigenous Trust and Investment Conference which will now take place on September 28 & 29, 2020 in Calgary, Alberta at the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire. The Annual General Meeting will be on September 27, 2020 at 2 pm.

This was not an easy decision to make, as we are aware of the amount of time, preparation, and anticipation that delegates, speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors have dedicated to the conference. We acknowledge that all participants have made time in their schedules as well as travel and accommodation plans for the conference, and we remain committed to creating a similarly high-quality experience for the event in September.

We sincerely appreciate your interest in the 7th Annual NATOA Indigenous Trust and Investment Conference. Conference passes, trade show booths and sponsorships will be carried forward to September 28 & 29, 2020.

For more information, please visit www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA

Fax: 1-866-462-7648

Email: NATOA@GoToRegister.ca

Web: www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA

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Women Building Futures

To Our Valued Community,

Women Building Futures is committed to monitor the recommendations provided by the government to ensure we do what is best for the health of Albertans broadly with regards to the “unprecedented” threat of COVID-19. We are also following similar requirements of post-secondary as well as those of our stakeholder employers as we not only educate but change lives through solid employment.

Our current programs are being adjusted, where possible, to online delivery and we have postponed many of our upcoming classes until further notice.

PLEASE NOTE: The following classes are postponed until further notice:

  • Journeywoman Start (Edmonton) Class 89 – Original Class Start: March 23, 2020
  • Journeywoman Start (Grande Prairie) – Original Class Start: April 6, 2020
  • Driver & Operator Training – Original Class Start: April 27, 2020
  • Journeywoman Start (Grande Prairie) – Original Class Start: May 19, 2020
  • Journeywoman Start (Edmonton) Class 90 – Original Class Start: May 25, 2020
  • Journeywoman Start (Cold Lake) – Original Class Start: June 29, 2020

All pre-readiness workshops in community (Tools for Success) postponed until online delivery mobilized.

In the coming days and weeks, we will post updates on our website and via our social media channels as more information is available.

For more information, please visit www.gotoinfo.ca/womenbuildingfutures

Phone: 1-866-979-4434

Fax: 1-866-979-3514

Email: WomenBuildingFutures@GoToInfo.ca

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Banff Centre

  • Indigenous Strategic Planning – May 10 – 15
  • Leading Teams: Governance for Indigenous Councils and Boards – June 7-12 and September 20-25
  • Project Management for Indigenous Organizations – June 14-June 19
  • Negotiation Skills Training – October 4-9
  • Wise Practices in Indigenous Leadership – November 15-20

Receive our monthly Indigenous Leadership Programs Newsletter! 

Sign up today by visiting www.GoToInfo.ca/BanffCentreEmails

For details or to register: www.GoToInfo.ca/BanffCentre

Toll Free: 1-866-935-6904

Fax: 1-866-402-9692

Email: BanffCentre@GoToInfo.ca

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2nd Annual NATOA Indigenous Women’s Summit ‘Inspiration through Empowerment’

March 10 & 11, 2020

Delta Hotels Montreal | Montreal, QC

The 2nd Annual NATOA Indigenous Women’s Summit is a 2-day event designed as a platform for discussion, storytelling and advice from top Indigenous female leaders from across the nation.

Indigenous female leaders from across the nation with a focus on Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. Building on the success of our inaugural event in 2019, expect to connect and network with over 230 delegates.

Topics that will be discussed:
• Lateral Violence
• Developing a Business Plan
• Developing a Great Resume, Cover Letter & Biography
• Opening a Business
• The Importance of a Strong Pitch Deck
• Finance Tips for Women
• Accessing your Creative Talents to Generate Revenue

NATOA is proud to announce Jamie Lickers, Partner & Lead of Indigenous Law Group for  Gowling WLG, as the recipient of this year’s NATOA National Award of  Distinction.

Join us in the celebration!

For details and to register, visit www.GoToRegister.ca/NATOA

Fax: 1-866-462-7648

Email: NATOA@GoToRegister.ca

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Help yourself. Help Others. Help your community. 

Learn the specific skills necessary to deal with relationship conflicts at home and in the workplace. Help your Community deal with the losses that negatively affect us all.

  • Toronto, ON: March 27-30, 2020 – POSTPONED
  • Moncton, NB: April 24-27, 2020
  • Winnipeg, MB: April 24-27, 2020
  • Sudbury, ON: May 1-4, 2020
  • Edmonton, AB: May 29-June 1, 2020
  • Vancouver, BC: June 12-15, 2020
  • Saskatoon, SK: August 18-21, 2020

Book Early and Save! Call for details about discounts

Edu-Therapy is a Cognitive Behavioral Process for Healing Grieving Hearts due to:

  • Colonization
  • Residential Schools
  • Intergenerational Loss & Trauma
  • Loss of Family, Parents, Siblings, Children & Friends

Once Certified as an Edu-Therapy Specialist, in as little as 6 hours per week, one specialist can bring mental resolution of the pain and sadness caused by loss to over 200 people per year. Trained teams can escalate these numbers adding to the resiliency of the Community.


Group discounts and private inhouse training available. Call for details.


For more information or to register, please contact Eric or Kelly:


Toll Free: 1-866-476-0209
Fax: 1-866-430-8296
Email: Grief@GoToRegister.ca


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