North Bay and Joint Chapters: The Indigenous Advantage

Date and Time

Starts:01/20/2022 12:00 PM

Ends:01/20/2022 2:00 PM

Registration Closes:01/19/2022 8:00 AM

Event Type: Webinar

2 CPD Hour(s)



Members Free / $5 Donation / Non-member $30


Additional Information

Event Sponsor

This event is a joint partnership with the North Bay/London/Thousand Islands/Grey Bruce Chapters.

The Indigenous Advantage will help HR professionals understand the complex history of exclusion and how to create a new path of Inclusion. We will explore how HR professionals can build the knowledge know-how and strategies to climb the Inclusion Continuum: The 7 stage roadmap to becoming an employer of choice. We will examine the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and how members should embrace the TRC Calls to Action.


  • A deeper understanding of the 4 pillars of exclusion and inclusion;
  • An understanding of the systems and competency based approach to the Inclusion Continuum;
  • An understanding of the TRC and how the HR professional can mobilize the TRC Calls to Action


NOON - 2 PM Presentation

Learning & Giving back! As suggested by HRPA members and as part of our commitment to corporate social responsibility, HRPA has identified Indspire and Black Youth Helpline as recommended charities. Should you wish to support please select the $5 donation option upon checkout. Thank you!

Registration Difficulties or Questions? Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator, Tammy Williams


Speaker bio(s)
Kelly Lendsay, Speaker

Kelly Lendsay is a entrepreneur who is internationally recognized as one of Canada’s foremost innovators and organizational development experts in workplace inclusion systems, models and corporate/indigenous partnerships. His dynamic communications style and passion for innovation has earned him the reputation as an engaging thought leader and effective bridge-builder fostering trusted partnerships for workforce and economic development across Canada, USA, Australia and abroad. Kelly is recognized for creating many ‘innovative firsts’ and is currently launching a new initiative called “Luminary: Advancing Indigenous Innovation for Economic Transformation, Employment and Well-Being” with more than 140 Luminary partners from the academic, Indigenous business and NGO communities from Canada, USA and Australia. A proud Canadian Indigenous leader of Cree and Métis ancestry, he moves seamlessly between both worlds fostering economic inclusion, well-being and prosperity for Canada. He was honored by the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) as one of their “100 Alumni of Influence” in the last century whose accomplishments have been recognized for influencing the growth and development of the university, the province, and the world during the last century. LinkedIn