JEDI Plenary



November 7th, 2018 JEDI Plenary

“Indigenous Social Enterprises”

Delta Beausejour, Moncton, NB


8:30am – Registration

9:00am – Opening Prayer & Welcome

9:40am – What is a Social Enterprise? – Wendy Keats

10:10am – Keynote Speaker – Rodney Contois, Director of Aki Foods Inc. - an Indigenous food-based social enterprise based in Manitoba

11:20am – Break

11:40pm – PEI & NS Indigenous Social Enterprises – Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI Employment Services and Glooscap Ventures

12:40pm – Lunch

1:30pm – Presentations

1:40pm - Small Group Discussions on Social Enterprise

2:30pm – Break

2:50pm – present top 2 ideas per table

3:35pm – Closing Prayer

 Travel Policy:

Please be advised that JEDI will provide travel reimbursement to one Employment Training Officer, one Economic Development Officer and one member of council per New Brunswick First Nation community at federal rates. All reimbursements will be provided in the form of a cheque sent directly to the approved recipient within a reasonable amount of time after the Plenary concludes. No payments will be made unless a travel reimbursement form is correctly completed and submitted to JEDI no later December7th, 2018. Attendees are strongly encouraged to car pool.

Please also note that anyone who fails to occupy a hotel room after requesting assistance to cover the cost of the hotel room will be responsible for payment for that room.

The JEDI CEO has final approval on all travel claim matters.