Proceedings of the Standing
Senate Committee on
First Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2006
Chair: The Honourable GERRY ST. GERMAIN, P.C.
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Issue No. 5
Fifth and sixth meetings on:
The involvement of Aboriginal communities and businesses in economic development activities in Canada
Wednesday, September 27, 2006 (morning meeting)
Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce:
Bonnie Sypulski, Board Member;
Edward Kidd, Executive Director.
Manitoba Keewatinook Ininew Okimowin:
Grand Chief Sydney Garrioch;
Joe Guy Wood, Economic Development Coordinator;
Michael Anderson, Research Director;
Richard Hart, Executive Director;
Ashmede Asgarali, Director of Information Technology.
Manitoba Metis Federation:
Jack Park, Chair of the Economic Development;
Oliver Boulette, Executive Director;
Donald Roulette, Executive Advisor on Strategic Development.
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs:
Ian Cramer, Senior Business Advisor.
Wednesday, September 27, 2006 (afternoon meeting)
As a panel:
Manitoba Aboriginal and Northern Affairs:
Joe Morrisseau, Executive Director.
Bob Monkman, Manager of Community Relations, Aboriginal Relations Division.
As a panel:
Tribal Councils Investment Group of Manitoba Ltd.:
Robert Campbell, Director of Business Development and Public Relations.
Southeast Community Futures Development Corporation:
Carol Johnston, Director.
Tribal Wi-Chi-Way-Win Capital Corporation:
Crystal Laborero, Project Manager.
Aboriginal Council of Winnipeg:
Larry Wucherer, President.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Gerry St. Germain, P.C., Chair
The Honourable Nick G. Sibbeston, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Campbell, Dyck, Gill, Gustafson, *Hays (or Fraser), Hubley, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Lovelace Nicholas, Peterson, Segal, Watt
*Ex officio members