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  • 2023 HALIFAX BUSINESS AWARDS

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    Name: 2023 HALIFAX BUSINESS AWARDS
    Date: January 26, 2023
    Time: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM AST
    Event Description:
    Launch into orbit with the Halifax business community for the most glamorous night of the year! Let's celebrate out of this world businesses in a room full of buzz and excitement. TICKETS OPENING SOON
    Location:
    Halifax Convention Centre
    650 Argyle St,
    Halifax, NS B3J 0E6
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday January 26, 2023 5:00pm Reception Begins 6:00pm Dinner and Awards Ceremony 9:30pm Event Ends
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    Fees/Admission:
    TBA
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  • Business Truth & Reconciliation Business Truth & Reconciliation

    The Atlantic Chamber of Commerce is taking proactive steps to promote reconciliation and respect for Indigenous rights within the corporate sector. In response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Call to Action 92, the Chamber urges its members to embrace the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as a guiding framework. This entails a commitment to meaningful consultation, fostering respectful relationships, and obtaining the free, prior, and informed consent of Indigenous peoples before embarking on economic projects. Moreover, the Chamber advocates for equitable access to employment, training, and educational opportunities for Indigenous communities, ensuring they reap sustainable benefits from economic development initiatives.

     

    Recognizing the importance of education, the Chamber encourages businesses to provide comprehensive training for management and staff on the history of Indigenous peoples, including the legacy of residential schools, Indigenous rights, and Aboriginal-Crown relations. Emphasizing intercultural competency, conflict resolution, and anti-racism, these efforts aim to foster a more inclusive and harmonious corporate environment rooted in mutual understanding and respect.

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