The awardees of the eighth annual BC Aboriginal Business Awards were announced on Friday, September 8 th by Premier Christy Clark and Keith Mitchell, Chair of the BC Achievement Foundation (the presenting organization of the awards). We’re pleased to announce that CFNR has been selected as the Aboriginal Business Partnership of the Year!
The honorees will be celebrated at a gala dinner ceremony on October 19, 2016 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver where the Honourable John Rustad, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, will present the awards.
“Aboriginal entrepreneurship is vital to ensuring that all British Columbians benefit from our growing economy,” said Premier Christy Clark. “The awards shine a spotlight on the important and expanding role of Aboriginal business in BC while showcasing successful Aboriginal entrepreneurs from across the province.”
The BC Aboriginal Business Awards were launched in 2008 to honour and celebrate business excellence. A total of 15 Aboriginal businesses, entrepreneurs, partnership entities and community-owned enterprises will be recognized at this year’s gala dinner.