Empowering the Next Generation of Indigenous Female Leaders in Canada

Empowering the Next Generation of Indigenous Female Leaders in Canada October 6th, 2021 11:15am EDT – 1:15pm EDT October 4th  marks the National Day of Action for MMIWG, join the Economic Club of Canada on October 6th, 2021 as they showcase strong Indigenous female-identifying leaders and honor the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, whose lives have been cut short by violence. Gain a deeper understanding of how these Indigenous women are empowering a new generation of leaders. Opening Remarks By: Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary May Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada delivered by: Krystal Abotossaway, TD Bank   Assembly of First Nations Greeting Delivered By: RoseAnne Archibald, AFN National Chief   Panel Discussion with: Chastity Davis-Alphonse, Indigenous Relations Strategic Advisor Barbara Ward Burkitt, Executive Director, PG Friendship Centre and Chairwoman BC Minister’s Advisory Council on Indigenous Women Dr. Lisa Richardson, Indigenous Health Strategy Lead, Women’s College Hospital & Associate Dean, Inclusion & Diversity, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Moderated by: Jennifer Page, Vice President, Treasury Modelling, TD... read more

StoryWalk Week!

Join the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services and Let’s Move in Libraries for a week-long event celebrating the inspiring work of libraries who spearhead StoryWalk® programs – promoting literacy, reading, health, exercise, and movement in communities and neighborhoods across the United States and the world. Submissions are open now and run through November 8, 2021. We invite submissions of all StoryWalk® programs and variations, including Story Strolls, Story Trails, PoetryWalks: Whatever you call it – if it involves reading materials posted along paths – we want to feature it! To submit your information: https://forms.gle/QytE7g4E1UfWPodH6 The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms.... read more