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CPA Saskatchewan Indigenous Achievement Advisor in Residence at the University of Saskatchewan's Edwards School of Business
June 28, 2021
CPA Saskatchewan is excited to announce the CPA Saskatchewan Indigenous Achievement Advisor in Residence at the University of Saskatchewan’s Edwards School of Business. The primary purpose of this role is to support students, with a focus on self-declared Indigenous students.
The CPA Saskatchewan Indigenous Achievement Advisor in Residence will play a critical role in the drive to improve the academic success, recruitment, retention, graduation rates, employment, and overall quality of the student experience for Indigenous students as well as other student cohorts in the Edwards School of Business. In pursuit of these aims, the CPA Saskatchewan Indigenous Achievement Advisor in Residence will provide specialist academic and career advising, coaching, mentoring, and administrative support for current and prospective students in the College.
“CPA Saskatchewan is proud to partner with the Edwards School of Business on this initiative. The newly created advisory position will support the Indigenous students in their pursuit of excellence.” Shelley Thiel, FCPA, FCA, Chief Executive Officer, CPA Saskatchewan “At the Edwards School of Business, our mission is to develop business professionals to build nations. We are excited for this new partnership with CPA Saskatchewan because it demonstrates our continued commitment to our student experience and entire community.” Dr. Keith Willoughby (PhD), dean, Edwards School of Business
National Indigenous History Month
June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada. Below, you will find many resources on Indigenous Peoples’ history and culture as well as resources to support Saskatchewan businesses in employing and retaining Indigenous Peoples; please take the time to learn.
- Introduction to Indigenous Peoples’ culture – a free online course offered by CPA Canada
- The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada - Information and Calls to Action
- Indigenous Awareness Training – Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce
- Indigenous Engagement Charter – Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce
- Indigenous Recruitment Best Practices – Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce
- Podcast: Money Smarts – AFOA Canada Talks Indigenous Financial Wellness with the Experts
- Indigenous Canada – a free online course offered by the University of Alberta
- National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day
To all Indigenous Peoples,
We stand with you.
For information, contact Amy Nelson-Mile at email@example.com.CPA Saskatchewan 101-4581 Parliament Ave Regina SK S4W 0G3 306-359-0272
We live and work on lands covered by Treaties 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 10. These are the territories of the Anihšināpēk/Saulteaux, Dakota, Dene, Lakota, Nakoda, nêhiyaw/Plains Cree, néhinaw/Swampy Cree, nehithaw/Woodland Cree, and Stoney Nations. They are also the homeland of the Métis/Michif Nation. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. We respect and honour the Treaties that were made on all territories, we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past, and we are committed to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous Nations in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.
CPA National Branding Campaign - Charting the Course
CPA Canada's newest national print and digital campaign features the stories of real CPAs who have helped their businesses navigate the current economic and social landscape. More information on the national brand campaign can be found at cpachartingthecourse.ca.
Charting the course of sustainable growth is Saskatchewan's Catherine Beaudoin, CPA, CMA. In the below video, she explains how her company, ZestyKits, boosted revenues by 300% with a three-part strategy.
View the Globe and Mail feature.