CCAB Welcomes Compass Group Canada as a Patron
The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is pleased to welcome Compass Group Canada to the rank of Patron member of CCAB.
As a Patron, Compass Group Canada continues to demonstrate its’ leadership in supporting Aboriginal economic and business development initiatives throughout Canada; including being a founding sponsor of CCAB’s Aboriginal Hall of Fame, and founding sponsor of the Aboriginal Business Mentorship Program.
“Compass Group Canada’s commitment and support as a Patron member clearly illustrates their dedication in bridging gaps between Aboriginal owned businesses, community owned development corporations, and corporate Canada” stated JP Gladu, President and CEO of the CCAB.
“We are proud to evolve our relationship with the CCAB as a Patron and remain committed to fostering the growth and success of Aboriginal businesses and career opportunities for Aboriginal people across Canada,” said Erin Meehan, President of ESS a member of Compass Group Canada. “At Compass we believe that it’s important to be a good business partner and an active member in the communities where we operate and our long standing relationship with the CCAB is one of our strongest partnerships.”
Compass Group Canada will be joining other CCAB Patrons as, BMO Financial Group, Bruce Power, IBM Canada, Scotiabank, Syncrude Canada Ltd., Sodexo Canada, Tim Hortons, and Tuccaro Inc. Group of Companies.
CCAB Welcomes Two New Patrons: Bruce Power and Tuccaro Inc. Group of Companies
The CCAB is pleased to welcome Bruce Power and Tuccaro Inc. Group of Companies to the ranks of Patron members of CCAB.
“Bruce Power is proud to expand our relationship with the CCAB and are committed to helping ensure Aboriginal businesses are given every opportunity to succeed,” said Duncan Hawthorne, President and CEO. “The CCAB’s mission of fostering sustainable business relations between Aboriginal people and Canadian business meshes very well with Bruce Power’s values.”
Over its 10-year history, Bruce Power has demonstrated a strong commitment to understanding, supporting and respecting Aboriginal communities.
Tuccaro Inc. Group of Companies is the first Aboriginal owned business to join as Patron member since CCAB’s inception in 1984. Dave Tuccaro, Founder, President & CEO was recently inducted into the Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame at the 14th Annual Toronto Gala Dinner on February 7th, 2012.
As the first Aboriginal business to join CCAB as a Patron member, Tuccaro Inc. Group of Companies is inspirational; clearly signifying its leadership in the Aboriginal community, industry, and within corporate Canada.
Bruce Power and Tuccaro Inc. Group of Companies will be joining other CCAB Patrons; BMO Financial Group, IBM, Scotiabank, Sodexo Canada, Syncrude Canada Ltd., and Tim Hortons Inc.
Scotiabank Joins the Ranks of Patron Member
The CCAB is excited to welcome Scotiabank to the ranks of Patron member of CCAB. “I believe CCAB is doing some incredible work in supporting wealth creation for Aboriginal business,” says Lee Walker, Director, Aboriginal Financial Services, Scotiabank. “And that’s why we are happy to support CCAB at the Patron level.”
As a Patron, Scotiabank is demonstrating its commitment to innovative ways to bridge the gap between Aboriginal owned businesses, community owned development corporations, and corporate Canada. With this greater investment, Scotiabank will be receiving enhanced benefits. This includes a prominent table at either the Toronto or Vancouver Gala Dinner (value of $7,500), the choice of a table at two CCAB Business Luncheons (value of $1,500) and an opportunity to participate in a small roundtable discussion with a National Aboriginal leader.
Scotiabank will be joining other CCAB Patrons as IBM, Tim Hortons, Syncrude, Sodexo, and BMO Financial Group.