On September 25th, the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business welcomed 510 guests to our 12th Annual Vancouver Gala at the Pan Pacific in Vancouver.
We are pleased to announce that the Award for Excellence in Aboriginal relations was awarded to Mary Simon, OC, QC,. The award for excellence is designed to recognize a Canadian who has contributed, through professional and voluntary commitments, to building bridges between Aboriginal people and Canadian society.
The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business also recognized our Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) Certified companies. Awarded at the silver level were, ATCO, Saskpower, Suncor, TransAlta, and at the gold level, Bruce Power, Higgins, Scotiabank and TD Bank received the PAR gold designation.
The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business would also like to thank event attendees and our sponsors for their generosity and support.
Lead Sponsor: Scotiabank
Supporting Sponsor: IBM, Syncrude, TD Bank
Exclusive Networking Sponsor: ATCO Structures & Logistics
Sponsor: BC Housing
Coat Check Sponsor: CN
Photography provided by: Mark Kinskofer, Vision Event Photography