your source to Aboriginal conferences and events



Legacy Bowes Group’s third annual Human Resource Conference for First Nations, Métis and Inuit is scheduled for March 4 & 5, 2014 at Canad Inns Polo Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba. These two days are packed full of inspiring leadership coaching, innovative human resource strategies and powerful personal stories. 



Participants Will Explore The Following Topics:

• Avoiding Social Media Risks

• Recruit for Success

• Progressive Discipline

• Early Return to Work

• University College of the North’s Aboriginal Human Resource Management Certificate Program

• Lateral Violence

• Horror Stories from the HR Files

• The Challenges of Implementing HR Strategies

• Payroll

• Effective Interview Techniques Training and Development Case Study Success

• The Case for Organization Transformation

• Strategic Planning

• Role Models

• Federal or Provincial Jurisdiction? You’ll be Surprised!

• Innovative HR Training, A Partnership Model for Industry and First Nations

• Bullying in the Workplace

• Do You Really Know Yourself?

• Reasonable Accommodation in the Workplace

• HR Practices – Creating and Maintaining High Morale and Productivity – Case Study


New This Year:

Join us for in-depth preconference and post conference sessions. Sign up today for:

March 3, 2014: HR Boot Camp – From Orientation to Termination

March 6, 2014: Change Your Thinking and Start Living Your “A” Game


2014 Conference Speakers

Alvin Thiessen, Aboriginal Strategies


Barbara Bowes, Legacy Bowes Group


Delores Daniels, Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre Inc


Don Smith, Occupational Rehabilitation Group of Canada


Doris Young, University College of the North


Jamie Saulnier, Running Deer Resources


Judy Payne, Pitblado Law


Marilyn Buffalo, Indigenous Affairs Consultant & Motivational Speaker


Matt Thorpe, M. Thorpe & Associates Inc.


Mike Stevenson, The Exchange Group


Paul Therrien, Legacy Bowes Group


RoseAnna Schick, RAS Creative


Sheldon Dueck, Aboriginal Strategies


Stacey Belding, Manitoba Human Rights Commission


Tracey Epp, Pitblado Law




Conference Agenda

This event features a dynamic lineup of experienced speakers who will discuss HR best practices and provide hands-on training that will enable participants to take away practical knowledge and concepts for implementation within their organizations.

View the Agenda


Conference Pricing

Registration includes continental breakfast, refreshments and an Aaltos Restaurant buffet lunch each day.

  • Individual (1-2) $895 + GST each
  • Group (3-6) $845 + GST each
  • Super Group (7+) $795 + GST each
  • Pre- and post-conference workshops $295 + GST each

Click here to Register for the conference and choose your Workshop(s).


Hotel Accommodations

First Nations National HR Conference group rate at CanadInns $118 /night based on double occupancy. Call (204) 775-8791 to book your room or reserve online.



For more information:

Toll Free: 1-866-644-1936

Fax: 1-866-644-1932




Conference Host:


Today’s businesses need better talent management systems to survive and thrive.  Legacy Bowes Group is proud to have put together a team of experts in various disciplines who individually and collectively are able to help you develop creative solutions to complex people challenges.


Local expertise, global reach and a comprehensive, full range of recruitment, career services and HR & organizational development services are some of the reasons Legacy Bowes Group has gained a first-class reputation among employers ranging from small owner-operated enterprises to major corporations, in Winnipeg and throughout Manitoba.


LBG not only services corporate business and HR leaders, it services individuals  through its career development services (coaching, training) and its active job board (usually with 30 or more positions).


Legacy Bowes Group leverages the MERIT Integrated Solutions™ platform to improve the predictability of Human Capital decisions.