ICN Radio provides a mix of selected discussions on topics such has building business ideas, innovation, the race for tomorrow and more. The series are hosted by CKCU FM, Indigenous program host Steven Price. As you get to know Steven you will find him to be enthusiastic about Indigenous music, so don’t be surprise to enjoy a sprinkle of Indigenous musical talents as you listen to his shows.
Through the magic of the air-waves, travel coast to coast to coast and meet Indigenous people that have achieved success in all walks of life. Hear how they have dealt with roadblocks and turned challenges into opportunities.
Robert Lavigne meets through the magic through the magic of online interconnection Lisa Scott, Director of Finance, Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council. The Council is made up of eleven member First Nations, who in turn represent some 6,500 members. They talk about the advisory services provided by the Tribal Council to its members and the advance made towards self-governance and economic growth.
Robert Lavigne meets through the magic of online interconnection with Lisa Scott, Director of Finance, Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council. The Council is made up of eleven member First Nations, who in turn represent some 6,500 members. They talk about the advisory services provided by the Tribal Council to its members and the advance made towards self-governance and economic growth.
Carcross Tagish First Nation, a buzzing community, Justin Ferby CEO of the community’s Economic Development Corporation talks about economic development projects on the go. He also talks with great pride of the initial anchor tourism project ‘the bike trails’. Joining him is Shane Wally, responsible for the construction of the trails from the very start of the project.
Carcross Tagish First Nation is home to a very special mountain. Justin Ferby CEO of the community’s Economic Development Corporation talks about the economic toll and benefits that Montana Mountain sustained and created for the Aboriginal people of the Carcross Tagish First Nations. The initial anchor tourism project ‘the bike trails’ has been a great success for everyone involved and an inspirational story in it’s development. This is the second part of his interview.
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ICN Host Robert Lavigne, discusses the developments happening in Thessalon First Nation. Tamara Ashawasega is happy and proud to talk about the wonderful achievements around her community and it’s future potential.
In less than a decade, unemployment at the Penticton Indian Band Reserve was reduced from 60% to 20% thanks in many ways to the development of new businesses by the Penticton Indian Band Economic Development Corporation. In recognition of their success the Corporation is the winner of the CCAB Aboriginal Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) Award for 2015. Chief Jonathan Kruger, a leader proud of his community’s achievements and of the successes of their EDC, talks to us about the community’s journey.
ICN Host Robert Lavigne talks with Daniel Brant, Chief Administrative Officer for the Mohawks Bay of Quinte. Daniel tells Robert about the vibrant and active Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, its programs, activities and about the important steps they’ve taken to become a thriving, self-propelled community.
Patricia Dillon, a graduate in Geology and Education from the University of Toronto, has been President of PDAC Mining Matters since its inception in 1994. She is excited to share with our Community Success Host Robert Lavigne, details about the Aboriginal Community driven programs that have helped build the charitable organization into a helpful force over the years.