On Wednesday, June 13, Chair of the Vanier Institute of the Family and President and CEO of Indigenous Works Kelly J. Lendsay will be a panellist at First Nations, Métis and Inuit Statistics: The Way Forward. Hosted in Saskatoon by Statistics Canada as part of the “Talking Stats” events, he will join others in an engaging discussion about research on First Nations people, Métis and Inuit in Canada, as well as some of the unique challenges and opportunities in today’s context.

The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with experts and audience questions.

When: Wednesday, June 13, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST

Where: Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre, University of Saskatchewan (5 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK  S7N 5A4)

Cost: Free




  • Anil Arora, Chief Statistician of Canada, Statistics Canada

Master of ceremonies

  • Candace Wasacase-Lafferty, Director First Nation and Metis Engagement, University of Saskatchewan


  • Heather Dryburgh, Acting Director General, Census Subject Matter, Social and Demographic Statistics, Statistics Canada


  • Kelly J. Lendsay, President and CEO, Indigenous Works, and Chair, The Vanier Institute of the Family
  • Candice Pete, Senior Strategic Officer, Indigenous Programs and Partnerships, University of Saskatchewan
  • Rhett Sangster, Director, Reconciliation and Community Partnerships, Office of the Treaty Commissioner


Visit the event page on the Statistics Canada website


Published on June 11, 2018