TORONTO, ON, Sept. 30, 2021 – Tabatha Bull, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), and her team joined John McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer, TMX Group, to mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The team was joined by Bear Standing Tall who provided an honour song for all the survivors of Residential Schools and those children who did not return home.
Bear Standing Tall (Jason Carter) is Nehiyaw from Onion Lake Cree Nation, Treaty 6 territory.
Bear Standing Tall & Associates is an Indigenous First Nations-owned and operated small business in Ontario providing Digital Indigenous Awareness & Cultural Sensitivity Training and advising for corporations.
“We see this as an important action to bring awareness of the past to the business community, to acknowledge the harm inflicted, and reflect and honour the lives lost and the continued impact of the way we work to make this country whole,” said Tabatha Bull.
CCAB is a national, non-partisan member-based organization with more than 1,500 Indigenous and non-Indigenous businesses. Its mission is to promote, strengthen, and enhance a prosperous Indigenous economy by fostering business relationships, creating opportunities, and building awareness. CCAB (www.ccab.com) offers knowledge, resources and programs to its members to cultivate economic opportunities for Indigenous peoples and businesses across Canada.
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Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
Time: 9:00am – 9:30am
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