(L-R) Keith Henry, Aboriginal Tourism BC; Darlene Johnson, MBA student at Cape Breton University (Edmonton cohort); and Elaine Kwandibens, MBA student at Vancouver Island University at the Partnering for Successful Economic Development: Best Practices and Lessons Learned workshop held at Cape Breton University.

It was a week that began with candid discussion with Aboriginal business students about how to create interest in the study of business amongst Aboriginal youth and ended with an in-depth dialogue between academics and industry professionals focused on partnerships in Aboriginal economic development. Central to this week-long conversation, which sparked new ideas, collaborative opportunities and helpful insight into issues being faced by Aboriginal communities acros ...

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