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  • Antigonish Chamber of Commerce Stroll the Main Street Fair

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    Name: Antigonish Chamber of Commerce Stroll the Main Street Fair
    Date: July 10, 2024
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM ADT
    Event Description:
    oin the Antigonish Chamber of Commerce and the Antigonish Highland Society in welcoming over 50 vendors to Main Street Antigonish! Running from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, stop by to check out beautiful and unique local products, live entertainment (including a fencing duel!), and to learn more about some local non-profit organizations.
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    Main Street Antigonish
    Date/Time Information:
    July 10, 2024 9:00-3:00
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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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