Media Advisory - 3rd Annual Western Aboriginal Consultation for Industry

EDMONTON, Jan. 4 /CNW/ - The Canadian Institute's Western Aboriginal Consultation for Industry conference will address the social, legal, environmental and financial issues that are currently affecting the consultation process. This conference will provide the latest on effective consultation and how to enhance collaboration between industry and Aboriginal groups to ensure projects move forward.

    Conference Title:  3rd Annual Western Aboriginal Consultation for
    Date:              February 18 - 19, 2010
    Location:          Edmonton, Alberta

    Topics include:

    -   Examining detailed case studies and first-hand experiences from
        industry in Western Canada
    -   Exploring the issue of funding and its role in meaningful
    -   Maximizing the bottom line by learning to streamline your
        consultation initiatives
    -   Updates on recent policy review meetings between First Nation groups
        and government regulators
    -   Learning how to develop business cases that reflect and respect
        Aboriginal cultures and traditions
    -   Understanding the concept of consultation and accommodation and its
        role in economic advancement

Media passes are issued at the discretion of The Canadian Institute and must be arranged in advance. Passes require two business days to process. For media accreditation contact: Cheryl Robertson, 416-927-0718 Ext. 202 or

About The Canadian Institute

For over 20 years, The Canadian Institute's conferences, summits and executive briefings have provided the business intelligence that Canadian decision makers need to respond to challenges and opportunities both here at home, and around the world. The Canadian Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, in the law, and in public policy, with a view to providing information on the leading edge. Headquartered in Toronto, The Canadian Institute produces over 180 events a year, attended by thousands of senior and C-level delegates from across the country. For more information, visit


SOURCE Canadian Institute

For further information: For further information: Cheryl Robertson, The Canadian Institute, 1329 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2C4, (416) 927-0718 Ext. 202,

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