The Soaring Eagle Frinedship Centre – Hay River, NWT

Métis Nation British Columbia

BC Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training

Canadian Executive Service Organization

Working with various clients assisting with business plans and funding applications to Aboriginal Business Canada

Kitikmeot Economic Development Commission, Nunavut

Contracted to create and provide Economic Development workshops in five communities in the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut: Cambridge Bay, Gjoa Haven, Taloyoak, Kugaaruk, and Kugluktuk.

Tyendinaga Mohawk First Nations Training Institute

Created and delivered 3 week Entrepreneurship Training program, along with Mohawk-specific Participant’s Manual.

Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconcilliation

Created and coordinated current Aboriginal Business and Entrepreneurship Skills Training (BEST) program. Over 1,200 graduates.

Aboriginal Business Canada

Aboriginal Business Canada, assisting applicants with their business plan and grant applications


Participant Training Manual for Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC. © 2009

and creater and facilitator of the accompanying 2 week TRAIN-THE-TRAINER program

Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers

Wrote or co-authored six of the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers Guidebooks:

  1. Nature, Structure And Functioning Of Economics
  2. Community Economic Development Philosophy & Theory
  3. Community Economic Development Practise
  4. Community And Political Processes
  5. Organizational Behaviour
  6. Context Of Aboriginal Economic Development

Community Futures of British Columbia

Small Business Consultant, Trainer and Facilitator of planning sessions and workshops for both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal clients at CF’s across BC.

Kootenay Association for Science and Technology

Created and facilitated sessions which work to foster a culture that values science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship as activities vital to maintaining and enhancing the competitiveness of the region.


Conducted in-depth Training Needs Analysis for Nelson area, then marketed Profit Training For Small Business course to existing businesses

Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies

In cooperation with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, co-authored and facilitated, TCI Entrepreneur Development Programme, assisting TC Islanders with starting micro-businesses.

Caribbean Hotel Association

Provided in-depth and in-person Resort Critiques to select member hotels of the Caribbean Hotel Association.

Jamaican Ministry of Tourism

H.E.A.R.T. trust, providing tourism training to Recreation Directors from SuperClubs, Sandals and independent Jamaican resorts

Lower Similkameen Indian Band

Provided 2 week Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Training at request of Chief Joe Dennis

Vancity Credit Union Aboriginal Banking

In partnership, created and delivered Aboriginal Entrepreneurship training to Aboriginal Friendship Centres in Surrey and Victoria. View more