WHAT’S HAPPENING AT CONSILIUM…
In this corner of our site we’ll be posting notes on new people, new projects, and new online materials you may find interesting. Enjoy, and come back often.
Mason, Web Weaver and Digital Guru (a much more
accurate appellation than "Geek", his chosen self
description) will be working in partnership with Terry
Rudden on the development of a website for the Nunavut
Implementation Training Committee, Consilium's first
Fred, Patti and Terry
are continuing to review best cases and interview
funders, trainers and industry professionals as
they prepare a Nunavut Training Plan to support
Inuit employment on DEW Line cleanup sites.
Foreground: Entrance to a 600-year old
Thule-culture stone and whale bone dwelling.
Background: Abandoned DEW Line tropospheric
antenna array constructed during the 1950's
Resources and Consilium evaluation of the Northern
Native Broadcast Access and Northern Distribution
Programs continues with interviews scheduled with
Aboriginal broadcasters, government officials and
other stakeholders from across Canada.
Ron Ryan and Leslie
Sutherland provided coordination and logistical
support to the Aboriginal Human Resource
Development Councill of Canada with the
organization of a forum held in Ottawa in January,
entitled Aboriginal Employment - A Dialogue for
Engagement. The forum provided an
opportunity for 55 representatives from the
private sector and Aboriginal employment centres
to discuss ways of engaging one another in a
variety of partnership models to increase
Aboriginal employment needs and to collaborate
more effectively to address skills shortages.
The forum was an important element of the national
consultation process that has been conducted over
the past year in regards to the renewal of the
Aboriginal Human Resource Development Agreement (AHRDA)
Greg and David have
completed the second phase of their report on
reorganization of the Waswanipi Cree First Nation
Government, which was presented to the community's
annual general meeting in early January.
- Dave Boult excited the envy of all
Consilium partners and staff when his extra-rapid phone-dialing
skills, honed by years of Consilium research and interview work,
netted him tickets to the Ottawa Bruce Springsteen Concert. That'll
be our Dave, Dancin' in the Dark...
"Patti receiving the secret
- Congratulations to Patti Black, who
recently became an associate member of the Certified Management
Consultants of Canada.
Slow month for birthdays
(too hot in June?) but what we lack in quantity, we
make up for in quality. Happy Birthday to retired
Consiliumite Mary Ann Dohler, celebrating on
February 9th. Mary Ann has the distinction of
sharing her birthday with Carmen Miranda AND Gipsy
Rose Lee, two of the century's other great
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