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  • LocalFest!

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    Name: LocalFest!
    Date: October 1, 2022
    Time: 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM ADT
    Event Description:
    October 1, 2022 promises to be the best local day yet. LocalFest is a gathering of everything local, from artisans to services and everything in between, and everyone is invited to attend – for free! Hear local artists perform, grab a taste of your favourite local flavours, and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry that is local New Brunswick. See you there!
    Entertainment: Ian Fowler Oval (stage) Family Fun Zone: Ian Fowler Oval Drink Local Zone: Outdoor Plaza Vendors Village: Canada Street (closed to motorized traffic) Food Trucks Extravaganza: Canada Street (closed to motorized traffic)
    Location:
    Avenir Centre
    Date/Time Information:
    Oct. 1st, 2022
    1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    comms@ccgm.ca
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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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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