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Cando is pleased to be hosting the 2nd Annual Economic Development Youth Summit! This Youth Summit is designed for First Nations, Métis, Inuit and non-Indigenous youth from across Canada.
The Summit will promote the field of Community Economic Development and the role of the Economic Development Officer to youth.
• Tremendous need for increased capacity building in economic development in Indigenous communities throughout Canada.
• Seeking input of youth in Indigenous community economic development priorities and solutions.
• Promote economic development as a career choice for youth and showcase the positive impact Indigenous EDOs can have on communities.
The registration fee, travel and accommodations will be covered by Cando for the selected applicants.
Eligible applicants must be 18-30 years of age with an interest or background in economic development. All applicants must submit a 500-1000 word essay with their application form. The essay should describe who you are and why you think economic development is important to the indigenous people, yourself and your community.