Member of the Ermineskin Cree Nation and a strong advocate for the rights of Indigenous Peoples and a pioneer of the global indigenous rights movement.
Host – CBC Radio. Portia is actively involved in our community and enjoys participating and supporting a variety of local community events. Her keynote speech was Diversity Because…
Dr. Yasmeen Abu-Laban, Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Alberta was the 2013 Keynote Speaker. She spoke on the Future of Multicultural Canada.
The 2012 speaker, Dr. Redwan Moqbel, Professor and Head of the Department of Immunology at the University of Manitoba, gave an inspiring and hopeful talk titled Diversity and Harmony: Fundamental Elements in Health and Life.
The 2011 Harmony Brunch Keynote address by Janet Keeping, President of the Sheldon Chumir Foundation, was titled Dignity and Respect-The Role of the Law in Building Ethical Communities (PDF).