ABM Uncensored Online participants examine the topics chosen by the group and engage in courageous conversations with the explicit goal of changing the way Indigenous and non-Indigenous people live and do good business together.

This workshop is not for the faint of heart. The dialogue can be disturbing. Cringing is a part of the experience.

ABM Uncensored Online is a staple networking opportunity at ABM that aims to connect you meaningfully with other ABM Members. It is designed to take the conversation below the surface of political correctness in a confidential and generous environment. Participants gain a deeper understanding of each other’s roles, backgrounds, priorities, and motivations, which later supports productive business development during the meetings.

Participants for December 7th

  1. Thich’ala (Ace) Harry, Partner, ABM (Conversation Catalyst)
  2. Jeh’jeh’ganak (Katrin Harry), Managing Partner, ABM (Facilitator)
  3. Qwastånayå (L. Maynard Harry), Partner, ABM (Facilitator)
  4. Meredith Armstrong, Acting Director, Economic Development, City of Greater Sudbury
  5. Jay Brogden, Territory Sales Rep (Northern Ontario), Superior Propane
  6. Ron Calliou, Founder, Onotinikew Business Group
  7. Val Gafka, Senior Manager, Corporate Administration Division, Township of Langley
  8. Mark Halwa, President, Sandbox Systems
  9. Ron Jacobson, NATS Nursery Ltd.
  10. Rachel Manikkawsagan, Wild Urban
  11. Aaron Nagtegaal, Regional Sales Manager, (Prairies), Superior Propane
  12. Miles Reid, Special Projects Manager, Serpent River First Nation Economic Development Corporation
  13. Pip White, Managing Partner, Cascadia Projects