Just One Q podcast cover with guest Janine Manning

A Continuous Path of Reconciliation

How should non-Indigenous people carry Truth and Reconciliation into the rest of the year?

It’s going to take time and commitment to follow the path of reckoning with our pasts as we move forward with building relationships that foster reconciliation. After some self reflection, a good starting point is to reflect on the principles of reconciliation and how they apply to your workplace and community.

On this episode of Just One Q, Dominique chats with guest Janine Manning, an Indigenous Consultant, Abundance Advocate, Philanthropic Leader, and the Founder and Principal Consultant of Janine Manning Consulting. Their conversation touches on what we can do to carry the intentions and actions of Truth and Reconciliation beyond Orange Shirt Day and throughout the entire year, including how to support Indigenous colleagues and employees.


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Janine Manning

Indigenous Consultant | Abundance Advocate | Philanthropic Leader

Janine Manning (she/her) is Anishinaabe and a member of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation.

Janine is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Janine Manning Consulting, and she is on a social impact mission to decolonize and indigenize everything! – Or at least philanthropy, grant-making, and fundraising. As the Chair of the Laidlaw Foundation, Janine is the first Indigenous person to Chair a private philanthropic foundation in Canada. She is outspoken about diverse, lived experience leadership in the philanthropic field.

Janine survived 10 years of middle management in the charitable sector. Her professional experiences and Indigenous values of abundance and reciprocity inform her DEI and Reconciliation work.

Janine has a Hons. BA in Environmental Studies (Politics) from York University, and a Certificate in Social Sector Management from Schulich School of Business.

She is known for her captivating speaking engagements, speaking truth to power, and the occasional, unapologetic LinkedIn post.


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