The University of Manitoba and the Asper School of Business are pleased to announce the 2011 winners of the Excellence in Aboriginal Business Leadership award.
Chubb Chabot, President of L. Chabot Enterprises, is the winner of the Excellence in Aboriginal Business Leadership award, and E. J. Fontaine and Eva Wilson-Fontaine, partners in Amik.ca, Anishinabek Consultants Inc., and Anish Corporation, will receive this year’s the Excellence in Aboriginal Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) award.
The recipients will receive their honours at the Excellence in Aboriginal Business Leadership Award dinner held on October 5, 2011, at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.
Chabot Enterprises Ltd. is an established, locally owned and operated construction company frequently undertaking projects tendered by the Municipal and Provincial governments. It has demonstrated a capability of handling virtually every type of project, large or small.
Amik.ca, Anishinabek Consultants Inc., and Anish Corporation, began in 2003 and they have grown from a sole proprietorship to a corporate structure that involves three companies and nine full-time employees. They have annual revenues of over $1 million and they have offices in Winnipeg, Long Plain First Nation, Norway House Cree Nation and Thompson. Major existing and past clients include Health Canada, Indian Residential Schools Resolution Canada, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, and Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak.
The Excellence in Aboriginal Business Leadership Award dinner celebrates Manitoba’s Aboriginal business success stories. The commerce students in Aboriginal Business Education Partners at the Asper School of Business benefit from the proceeds of the event through programming support. This year the event will be held at the Winnipeg Art Gallery on October 5, 2011. Tickets are available at 474-7037 or from [email protected]
For more information contact Sean Moore, public affairs, University of Manitoba, 204-474-7963 ([email protected]).