TORONTO, March 1, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On February 2, 2016, at the Ritz Carlton hotel in downtown Toronto, the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) honoured the two newest inductees in its Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame (ABHF): Chief Darcy Bear of the Whitecap Dakota First Nation in Saskatchewan, who received CCAB's 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award, and Jacob Pratt, Creative Director of Wambdi Dance, also from Saskatchewan, who received the 2016 National Youth Aboriginal Entrepreneur Award. Both awards are founded and exclusively sponsored by ESS Support Services, a member of Compass Group Canada. Also joining the award winners that evening were Olympian and Aboriginal activist Waneek Horn-Miller, who acted as event MC, and NHL hockey legend Reggie Leach, who was the keynote speaker.
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From l to r: Chief Darcy Bear of Whitecap Dakota First Nation, recipient of the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award and Jacob Pratt, 2016 recipient of the National Youth Aboriginal Award. Photo credit: John Paillé.
From l to r: Keynote speaker Reggie Leach, Chief Darcy Bear, Jacob Pratt, event MC Waneek Horn-Miller, and JP Gladu, President & CEO of CCAB. Photo credit: John Paillé.
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Source:Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business