Report on AGM 2009: Session on Vibrant Communities

May 5, 2009 | Government News

This session featured three speakers that provided distinctive perspectives on how communities can not only survive but thrive.

Click here for bios of Victoria Schindle, Chair Argyle Action Committee; Todd Goranson, Community Futures West Interlake; and Eugene Warwaruk, Value Chain Coordinator, Manitoba Rural Adaptation Council.

Victoria Schindle on “How a Small Community Can Promote Itself”

PowerPoint (click here to access) (takes a while to load)

Part a)

Part b)


Todd Goranson on “Understanding Community Economic Development”

PowerPoint (click here to access)

Part a)

Part b)


Eugene Warwaruk on “Value Chains as a Catalyst”

PowerPoint (clcik here to access)

Part a)

Part b)




The Manitoba Chambers thanks the Arborg and Riverton Chambers of Commerce for hosting AGM 2009 and these sponsors for making the event possible (click on the company name to access their website):

AV Sponsor

Avent Pro

Chairman’s Reception



Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba

Procurement Services Branch

Manitoba Public Insurance

Canadian National Railway

TD Merchant Services

Imaginets Resources Corp


Southport Aerospace Centre Inc.

Manitoba Lotteries Corporation

Manitoba Hydro

Credit Union Central of Manitoba

Maple Leaf Foods

Meyers Norris Penny LLP

Women’s Enterprise Centre


Competitiveness, Training & Trade

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

HudBay Minerals

Corporate Supporter

Pitblado LLP

Canada Safeway Limited

Travel Manitoba

The Canadian Wheat Board

Trivia Contest

Cando Contracting Ltd.

Peak of the Market 

2009 Speakers Series Keystone Sponsor:


 To find out more about the Manitoba Lotteries Corporation click here 

 2009 Speakers Series Diamond Sponsor:


To find out more about the Tribal Councils Investment Group Of Manitoba Ltd. click here.

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