Renewing and Empowering our Treaty Fires through Economic Sovereignty and Transition. 

The Resource Equity Conference continues a Canada wide discussion on the future of resource and economic expansion in our communities and more broadly, our ancestral lands.

  • Explore how Resource Equity is the path to self determination
  • Participants will learn how Resource Equity generates economic opportunities from within their ancestral lands
  • Discuss the implications of Urban Reserve creation and how Urban Reserves will transform indigenous economies
  • Explore Treaty Protection through free prior and informed consent mechanisms at the community level
  • Experts from across the country will engage participants on how indigenous communities will be involved in shaping Canada’s future
  • Alternative Energies as a path to a sustainable future


Topics of discussion will include:

  • Treaty Partnerships and Business Opportunities
  • Importance of Governments Honouring Treaty Obligations and Laws Outlined in the Canadian Constitution to Ensure the Realization of Economic Sovereignty for Indigenous People of Canada
  • What Can Be Learned From Economic History? Trade, Treaties, Land, Labour and Property
  • Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Indigenous People
  • Urban Reserves Represents Financial Independence
  • Resource Equity: Potential Economic Sovereignty and Opportunities
  • Participatory Economic Sovereignty: Building Local Economies through Active Community Engagement
  • De-Colonizing Treaty Covenants to Achieve Resource Equity
  • Resource Rulers: The Rise of First Nation Empowerment
  • Resource Equity and Unfinished Treaty Making, Who Benefits and Why?
  • The Next Bubble: Leveraging the First Nations Market
  • Resource Equity on Alternative Energies for First Nation Communities


Who Should Attend:

  • Chief and Council
  • Economic Development Office
  • Public Works (Water and Energy)
  • Housing
  • Trust Officers
  • CFO’s
  • Band Administrators
  • Mining
  • Forestry
  • Financial
  • Students
  • Investors
  • Legal


Conference Fees
Regular/ Individual Fee:  $249 per delegate
Students and Elders:  $50 per delegate


Register ONLINE or OFFLINE (by FAX or EMAIL)
*PRE-REGISTRATION: March 25, 2014 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at The Delta Winnipeg Hotel*


Exhibition Booth: $600 + GST per Vendor


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Delta Winnipeg Hotel
350 St Mary Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J2
Phone: (204) 942-0551
Fax: (204) 943-8702
Reservations: 1-888-890-3222


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For more information, contact Jennifer Wood:
Toll Free: 1-866-407-1880
Fax: 1-866-473-4225