Northern First Nations students to benefit from deal with Asper School of Business

By Dave Baxter  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Asper School of Business has announced they have entered into what they are calling a “historic” agreement, as they look to help First Nations leaders in northern Manitoba create more business and economic opportunities for First Nations people. On Tuesday, Asper School of Business Dean Bruno Silvestre joined Manitoba Keewatinowki Okimakanak (MKO) Grand Chief Garrison Settee and Norway House Cree Nation Chief Larson Anderson in Norway House, where the three signed onto a Memorandum of Understanding. (MOU) “The Asper School of Business is taking historic steps in our ongoing journey toward Reconciliation by signing this MOU, the first of its kind for our school,” Silvestre said in a media release this week after the agreement was signed. “This MOU formalizes our commitment…

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