Cando is pleased to be hosting the 2nd Annual Economic Development Youth
Summit July 21-24, 2019 at River Cree Resort in Enoch, AB! This Youth Summit
is designed for First Nations, Métis, Inuit and non-Indigenous youth from
The Summit will promote the field of Community Economic Development and the
role of the Economic Development Officer to youth.
• Tremendous need for increased capacity building in economic development in
Indigenous communities throughout Canada.
• Seeking input of youth in Indigenous community economic development
priorities and solutions.
• Promote economic development as a career choice for youth and showcase the
positive impact Indigenous EDOs can have on communities.
Eligible applicants must be 18-30 years of age with an interest or
background in economic development. All applicants must submit a 500-1000
word essay with their application form. The essay should describe who you
are and why you think economic development is important to the indigenous
people, yourself and your community.
The registration fee, travel and accommodations will be covered by Cando for
the selected applicants. To register, click the button below and submit your
registration form and essay to