2016 Indspire Awards

2016 Indspire Award recipients with Roberta Jamieson and partners and sponsors

Fourteen First Nation, Inuit, and Métis individuals from across the country were honoured last Friday evening at the 2016 Indspire Awards gala at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver. Among the recipients was Clint Davis, vice president aboriginal banking at TD Bank Financial Group, accepting the Business and Commerce Award.

At Bird, we recognize the contributions that he's made throughout his career and particularly to the betterment of Labrador Inuit through his work with the Inuit Capital Strategy Trust and Nunatsiavut Group of Companies. His career is an inspiration to all Canadians and the lndspire Awards recognition is well-deserved.

We are pleased to announce that Bird has made a $1,000 donation to the lndspire Awards to demonstrate our support in celebrating the achievements of outstanding indigenous Canadians.

We wish Clint ongoing success and look forward to continuing our partnership with the Nunatsiavut Group of Companies.​

Clint Davis (right) with Joseph Boyden

About the Indspire Awards

The Indspire Awards have celebrated the significant contributions of Indigenous people in Canada for 23 years. The Awards are aligned with Indspire's mandate to provide educational support and programs for future generations to succeed. They promote self-esteem and pride for the Indigenous community and provide outstanding role models for Indigenous youth. They recognize the success of individuals who have the discipline, drive and determination to set high standards and accomplish their goals. Recipients are selected through a process that is based on the highest merits of fairness, honesty, and respect to all of the highly-deserving nominees.

About Indspire

Indspire is an Indigenous-led registered charity that invests in the education of Indigenous people for the long term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. With the support of its funding partners, Indspire disburses financial awards, delivers programs, and shares resources with the goal of closing the gap in Indigenous education. Through the K-12 Institute, it provides resources to educators, communities, and other stakeholders who are committed to improving kindergarten to grade 12 success for Indigenous youth. Since its inception in 1985, Indspire has awarded $79 million through almost 25,000 bursaries and scholarships to Indigenous students, making it the largest funder of Indigenous education outside the federal government. Each year, the organization presents the Indspire Awards, a gala celebration of the successes achieved by Indigenous people that is broadcast nationally.

SOURCE Indspire
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