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Youth Delegates 2018

Stan Wesley

Successful Youth Summit Could Lead to Annual Event

Youth Feel Heard, Energized at First-Ever Summit


>Applications are closed!<

The Economic Development Youth Summit is designed for First Nations, Métis, Inuit and non-Indigenous Youth from across Canada within the age group of 18-30 years old.

The Summit will promote the field of Community Economic Development and
the role of the Economic Development Officer to youth.

  • Tremendous need for increased capacity building in economic development in Indigenous communities throughout Canada.

  • Seeking input of youth in Indigenous community economic development priorities and solutions.

  • Promote economic development as a career choice for youth and showcase the positive impact Indigenous EDOs
    can have on communities.

There is no registration fee and Cando will cover the travel, accommodation, and meal costs for each selected delegate.

Youth Summit Ec Dev Panel







Youth Summit Entrepreneur Panel



Speaker biographies here!




Youth Summit activities


Final Agenda:

The agenda for the Economic Development Youth Summit has been finalized.

Download a pdf file fo the agenda here.


Registration Process:

Applications are now closed!
Selected youth delegates have now been contacted.

Fill in registration form and send to and include short essay:
500-1000 words describing why you are a interested in Economic Development and how it may benefit your career and community. Include experience, awards, and accomplishments.

The application deadline was May 31, selected applicants have all been notified.
Once you are selected, the travel and accommodation will be covered for you to attend the Summit. This includes either mileage (refer to travel expense policy in the downloads) or airfare.

Both accommodation and airfare must be booked through Danielle Stanley by June 12, 2018.

After you are selected, you will need to send photo ID (status card/Gov’t ID).



Please note: your accommodations will be covered only at the River Cree Resort, other accommodations will not be reimbursed and will be ineligible.

Accommodations cannot be claimed on your expense claim (no exceptions). A confirmation number will be emailed to you following your registration.


You must have a credit card available upon check-in and contact Danielle Stanley if you have any questions or concerns.

Travel will need to be booked by contacting Danielle Stanley –

Please book your travel after you have been selected, to ensure the best rate available.


Economic Development Youth Summit - Agenda

Economic Development Youth Summit - Travel Expense Form

Economic Development Youth Summit - Travel Expense Policy


Event Contact Info.:

Danielle Stanley
Phone Number: 780-990-0303 ext 229
Fax Number: 780-429-7487


Event Sponsors:


Platinum Sponsor








MacEwan Kehiw











EDP Renewables





Inter Pipeline


Wooding Group










Cooperatives First







Antigonish County



 Angus Watt




 Delegates with Sponsors and Stan


For more information, please contact:

Danielle Stanley
Phone Number: 780-990-0303 ext 229
Fax Number: 780-429-7487