Cando (Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers) is a federally registered, non-profit society that is Aboriginal controlled, community based, and membership driven. Cando is directed by a national regionally represented volunteer board of elected EDOs representing every region of Canada.

 

Cando has been instrumental in facilitating partnerships with EDOs, academics, Aboriginal leaders and senior corporate and government representatives. Cando is unique because it is the only national organization that focuses on education and professional development for EDOs working in Aboriginal communities or organizations.

 

Our Vision:

 

To be the leading authority on Aboriginal Community Economic Development

 

Our Mission:

 

To build capacity which strengthens Aboriginal economies by providing programs and services to Economic Development Officers.

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