Sponsors and Partners

Thank you!



Government of Nova Scotia – Department of Labour, Skills, and Immigration (LSI)

Definity Foundation

New Ground Financial Ltd.

Community Services Benefits Trust

Charity Village

NATIONAL Public Relations

Partners and Collaborators

Robert Bernard, Indigenous Guide Consulting Services

Lawrence Wells, Jane Meader, and Sons of Membertou

New Dawn Enterprises

Michelle Munro, Loop In Events

Workshop Presenters

Brook Thorndycraft

Tania Cheng

Nadia Bello

Natalie Abdou

Tim Lockie 

Robert Newcombe 

Lisa Villeneuve 

Sara Bateman

Andrea Dennis

Members of the IONS Team


Colette Deveaux

Morgan Toney


Membertou Convention Center

Membertou Heritage Park

Sydney Hampton Inn