The Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) Program Information Session


If you have any issues, please contact Gloria Truong.

Please join the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) for a Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) program information session on January 18, 2017 at the Skwachàys Lodge in Vancouver, British Columbia.

This session will bring together Canadian companies that are committed to developing partnerships and opportunities with Aboriginal businesses and communities, and will cover:

  • Updates and changes to the PAR program;
  • Benefits of participating in the PAR program;
  • PAR participation processes and strategic planning for success;
  • The new CCAB and OMX Aboriginal Procurement tool;


9:30 am Doors open – Refreshments and fresh bannock served
10:00 am Session start: Presentations from SFI and CCAB
11:00 am Session concludes / networking
11:30 am Event to conclude


Skwachàys Lodge – “Welcome Room”
29/31 West Pender
Vancouver, BC V6B 1R3
Tel: 604.687.3589
Toll Free: 1.888.998.0797

For more information, please contact:

Joseph Bastien
Director, Business Development and Strategic Initiatives
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
E: JBastien@ccab.com
P: 416-961-8663 x 230
Andrew de Vries
VP, Conservation & Indigenous Relations
Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc.
E: andrew.devries@sfiprogram.org
T: 613-424-8734