Cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances

The Cold Lake First Nations are honored to present the Empowering Advocacy Conference, a pivotal gathering designed to foster transparency and accountability in the funding of children’s services within Alberta. Set against the backdrop of our enduring commitment to the welfare and future of our children, this conference serves as a beacon for change, enlightenment, and community empowerment.

With an agenda focused on uncovering the complexities and challenges inherent in the funding mechanisms of children’s services, the Empowering Advocacy Conference aims to pave the way for equitable resources and support for all children across Alberta. Our esteemed speakers and panel discussions will delve into current policies, funding strategies, and the critical role of advocacy in effecting tangible improvements.

The Cold Lake First Nations invite policymakers, community leaders, service providers, and all individuals passionate about the rights and well-being of children to join us. Together, we will explore innovative solutions, share insights, and forge partnerships that will ensure our children have the opportunities and support they deserve.

This conference is not just a meeting of minds but a call to action for all those committed to making a difference in the lives of our youngest citizens. Through collaborative discussions, expert-led sessions, and the exchange of best practices, we will highlight the importance of accountability and transparency in children’s services funding.

Join us in our mission to empower communities, advocate for justice, and create a future where every child in Alberta can thrive. The Empowering Advocacy Conference is more than an event; it’s a movement towards a brighter, more inclusive future for our children.

Please check back as documents will be added here nearer to the conference dates


Mission Statement

The Empowering Advocacy Conference, spearheaded by the Cold Lake First Nations, is dedicated to fostering transparency and accountability in Alberta’s children’s services funding. Our mission is to unite community leaders, policymakers, and advocates in a collective effort to champion the well-being of our children, ensuring they receive the support they need to thrive. Together, we advocate for equitable solutions and build a future where every child’s potential is recognized and nurtured.

Vision Statement

Our vision is a future where every child in Alberta grows up in a community empowered by transparency, equity, and accountability in children’s services. A future where the Cold Lake First Nations and allies lead in advocacy, setting a standard for how communities can come together to ensure that children’s rights and needs are at the forefront of policy and funding decisions. We strive to create a legacy of empowerment, where our children’s voices are heard, their potential is unlocked, and their well-being is the measure of our success.

Contact Us

Cold Lake First Nations Administration

P.O. Box 1769 | Cold Lake, AB | T9M 1P4
Phone: 780-594-7183 | Fax: 780-594-3577

Cold Lake First Nations Health Center

Box 8100| Cold Lake, AB | T9M 1N1
Phone: 780-594-2473
Confidential Fax: 587-840-6336

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