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Thursday, February 27 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Jordin Tootoo Keynote: Inclusivity Matters - Giving Back to the Indigenous Community

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As an Indigenous trailblazer, Jordin Tootooo understands his responsibility as a role model and has committed his life to reaching Canada’s Indigenous communities through his work with the Team Tootoo Foundation that he founded in honour of his late brother, Terence. Tootoo, who grew up in Nunavut, 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle says “it’s part of Canada that a lot of people struggle with mental health, addiction, and suicide. These issues are a national epidemic. I feel that, at this point in my life, it’s my calling to give back to a lot of these remote communities.” Tootoo brings an uplifting message of creating a culture of inclusivity, telling humorous and authentic stories about his ground-breaking work on and off the ice. Your audience will leave uplifted and inspired, with clear takeaways on bringing NHL-level teamwork skills into any community.

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Jordin Tootoo

The first Inuk player in history to be drafted by the NHL, Jordin Tootoo announced his retirement after 13 years in the league to give back to the communities he knows and loves. Originally drafted by the Nashville Predators, Tootoo went on to play for the Detroit Red Wings, New Jersey... Read More →


Thursday February 27, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm MST
(Edmonton Convention Centre - Hall D)