This article describes how the interdisciplinary, collaborative efforts in the nine-month retention program contributed to the retention and success of the CANDO
For more information about the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers, visit the CANDO
Web site at www.
In August of 1990 there were 90 names on the CANDO
payroll, and they were engaged in close to $7-million worth of contracts.
16 with opening ceremonies, followed by the CANDO
annual general meeting and an ice breaker reception.
Other highlights of the conference included a trade show and networking mixer, featuring CANDO
international guest conference delegate from Chile, Franciso Painepaen of the Empresarios Mapuche.
Norway House Chief Ron Evans said he was "surprised and shocked" when he heard the news that his community had been selected as this year's CANDO
economic developer of the year.
We were very pleased and honored to be nominated for the CANDO
Economic Developer of the Year award.
, the goal of which is to strengthen Aboriginal economies by providing economic development officers (EDOs) with training, education and networking opportunities, was founded in 1990 when 50 Aboriginal EDOs decided to address the lack of support for their profession.
It is rare that First Nations venture off the reserve for business developments," Chief Louie said during a presentation at the CANDO
Trustworthiness was the hallmark quality everyone who talked to Windspeaker attributed to the CANDO
, the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers, announced the winners of its sixth annual Economic Developer Recognition Awards Oct.
Among the many challenging projects developed for the benefit of the Six Nations and surrounding area, two were pinpointed for special mention by CANDO
when they announced the award.