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Investment Strategies for First Nation Communities 

November 19, 2014

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Torys LLP, 79 Wellington St. W. 33rd Floor, Toronto, ON


On Wednesday, November 19th, the Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) and the Chiefs of Ontario (COO) will be co-hosting a one day workshop focused on First Nation Community Investment Strategies. The event will take place at the offices of Torys LLP, located at 79 Wellington St. W. in Toronto, ON.

Key items discussed at the workshop will include:

  • Waterpower/Renewable Energy Development Investment and Revenue Models
  • Financial Inputs and Outputs for a Waterpower Project - Case Studies
  • Support Programs and Tools for First Nation Communities
  • Community Business Investment Planning
  • Lessons Learned: An First Nation Community Panel Discussion
Highlights
  • Opening and Closing Ceremony, Elder Garry Sault, Mississauga's New Credit Nation
  • Keynote address by Jean Paul (JP) Gladu, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business 
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Presenters and Panellists

Paul Norris, President, Ontario Waterpower Association
Kathleen Padulo, Environmental Coordinator, Chiefs of Ontario
Stephen Lindley, Vice President Aboriginal Affiars, SNC Lavalin
Valerie Helbronner, Partner, Torys LLP
Bill Touzel, Senior Advisor and Strategic Development, Blumetric
Barb Ellard, Director, Policy & Analysis, Ontario Power Authority
Sandy Roberts, Director, Strategic Project Finance Branch, Ontario Finance Authority, Ministry of Finance
Clint Davis, Vice President Aboriginal Affairs, TD Bank Financial Group
Mike Fox, President, Fox High Impact Consulting
Wayne Ross, President, Coral Rapids Power
Norman Jaehrling, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Pic Mobert First Nation
Jean Paul (JP) Gladu, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

                           SPACES ARE LIMITED REGISTER NOW!

Members and First Nation Communities: $275.00 + HST (CDN)

Non Member Registration: $325.00 + HST (CDN)

Ontario Waterpower Association

380 Armour Rd. Suite 264 Peterborough, ON K9H 7L7

Payment must be received prior to the event or provided at the event itself for admission to the workshop.

The OWA requires 72 hours notice to cancel a registration. After 72hrs, delegates are welcome to name another individual to attend in their place.

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