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2019 Annual Toronto Gala

The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is pleased to announce the 2019 Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame (ABHF) recipients of this year’s prestigious national awards.

Read official press release here.

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient:

Brenda LaRose, Métis, Manitoba Métis Federation

National Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneur Award Recipient:

Kylik Kisoun Taylor, Inuit, Tundra North Tours

Thank you to our sponsors

Lead Sponsor

Award Sponsor

Supporting Sponsor

Barry and Laurie Green Family Charitable Trust

Supporting Sponsor

Networking Reception Sponsor



Via rail logo

Host – Carla Collins

Special Performance by Susan Aglukark


5:30 pm Registration and networking reception – Frontenac Foyer
6:30 pm Gala dinner – Frontenac 
8:30 pm Awards Presentation
9:30pm Closing remarks and event to conclude

Venue Address

Westin Harbour Castle Hotel

1 Harbour Square

Toronto, ON M5J 1A6

Registration Information

Ticket Level
CCAB Aboriginal Business Members (ABM)*: $315.00
CCAB Aboriginal Business Members (Table of 10): $6,110.00
CCAB Business Members (Individual): $685.00
CCAB Business Members (Table of 10): $6,850.00
Non-Members (Individual): $775.00
Non-Members (Table of 10): $7,750.00

*Maximum two (2) tickets purchased at the Aboriginal Business Member rate, limited availability. Defined as Aboriginal Business owned and operated by 51% or more Aboriginal person(s). If you are unsure whether your company is registered as a member or not, please visit the CCAB Membership Directory for more information. 

Event Registration Terms and Conditions

Invoice Payment – Invoices can be requested through finance (finance@ccab.com), pending membership status. Payment must be received prior to event date.

Guest Names and Dietary Restrictions – Please send all guest names and dietary restrictions to events@ccab.com by January 15, 2019. We still try our best to accommodate any dietary restrictions submitted after this date.

Cancellation Policy – Cancellations must be submitted in writing, via email, to events@ccab.com no later than January 22, 2019 at 5pm EST. No refunds will be granted following the above noted deadline. Refunds will not be granted for no-shows, substitutions are accepted only.

Donate Back Tickets – If you are unable to secure a guest for a seat, please consider donating unused tickets back to the CCAB. The CCAB will do their best to fill the seat on your behalf. Should you have any tickets you wish to donate back to the CCAB please email events@ccab.com.

Last Minute Registrations – Please note online registration closes one week prior to event day. Last minute registrations maybe allowable depending on seat availability. Payment must be received within 24 hours of request. Please send all requests to events@ccab.com.

Photography Clause – CCAB has contracted the services of a photographer for this event. The photographer shall have the right to photograph all registered delegates at the event, CCAB shall retain the right to the exclusive use and ownership of original material and reproductions whether for publicity or otherwise.

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To request an invoice, please email events@ccab.com.


The CCAB has reserved a number of rooms for Gala attendees. Group rate is available until January 14, 2019. Book today!

For online reservations, click HERE

For phone reservations, call 1-888-627-8559 and state that you are with CCAB or Canadian Council For Aboriginal Business or Group ID: CA1196 or mini hotel code CAQ to reserve a room.

Please reserve ONE room at a time for availability to display.

Deposit and Cancellation Policy – A deposit of one night room and tax is required at time of booking.  Cancellations received within 72 hours of the scheduled arrival date on the booking, the deposit will be non-refundable.

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Events are one of the main sources of revenue for the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. Sponsorship of events contribute to CCAB’s day-to-day operations. Sponsorship enables CCAB to deliver quality programs and provide platforms for discussion, knowledge sharing, understanding and potential business opportunities between Canadian businesses and Aboriginal entrepreneurs and communities.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • CCAB provides your company exposure to events that attract 400+ delegates.
  • CCAB events create networking opportunities with Aboriginal peoples and businesses across Canada.
  • Supported CCAB events build prosperity in Aboriginal communities.

For more information on sponsorship, please contact Lynda Keith or Paul-Emile McNab.

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