Linkages: Northern Manitoba and the World focuses on initiating creative, critical thinking and collaborative conversations about northern economic development and the future. Today, we face an economy challenged by geopolitical disruption, a global pandemic and international turmoil. How does this impact Northern Manitoba? What is required of our governments, workforce, and communities to emerge?
This conference will foster conversations to create new paradigms, new goals and opportunities for northern people.
- Assess the current northern economic situation
- Describe the effects geopolitics has on Northern Manitoba
- Understand the importance of reconciliation for the economy
- Identify strategies for growth and regional prosperity
Dates: October 20 & 21, 2022
Location: The Pas, Manitoba
Venue: Kikiwak Inn Hotel & University College of the North, The Pas Campus
Truth and Reconciliation Gathering Conference
The Truth and Reconciliation Gathering Conference is an annual event hosted by the University College of the North (UCN). Since the initial release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report in 2015, Canadian government, educational institutions, community organizations and Canadians have a responsibility in repairing the harms caused by residential school.