Vancouver Minute taking

Clients

We’re on your team

We love helping our clients achieve their goals and focus on what they do best. We see ourselves as a member of your team and have a vested interest in your success.

In everything we do, our goal is to always exceed expectations – you can feel confident we will do everything we can to make sure our work meets your unique needs.

We’re proud to have worked with dozens of clients in the following sectors since 1996:

ABORIGINALASSOCIATION &
NOT-FOR-PROFIT
BUSINESSGOVERNMENTHEALTHCLIENTS BY NAME

Our Aboriginal sector clients include individual First Nation communities, as well as Metis, First Nation and Urban Aboriginal health, wellness, advocacy, social services, government, educational, and resource management organizations across Canada.

Sample clients

Aboriginal Healing Foundation
Client from:
1998 to 2014
Activities: Minutes, Conference Reports

For the entire length of its mandate, we provided extensive minute taking services for the Aboriginal Healing Foundation (AHF), serving its Board and committees and recording proceedings at its numerous regional gatherings. In July 2004, our team was proud to author the AHF’s National Gathering Proceedings, and we will be preparing the report of its Final National Gathering in August 2014.

Metis National Council
Client since:
2002
Activities: Conference Reports, Minutes

We provide ongoing conference report-writing services for the Metis National Council’s (MNC) various forums on subjects including economic development, health, land rights, and residential schools. We also provide extensive minute-taking services for the MNC’s Board of Governors, multiple national committees, and annual assemblies.

First Nations Health Authority
Client since:
2008
Activities: Conference Reports, Minutes and Workshops

Our work has included conference report-writing services for the First Nations Health Authority’s (FNHA) annual Gathering Wisdom for a Shared Journey event, and as needed for other forums on subjects such as youth suicide. We also have been called on to provide minute-taking services for the FNHA’s health governance committee and regional caucuses.

In addition, we have provided customized minute taking workshops and one-on-one mentoring for administrative professionals working for the FNHA, the First Nations Health Council and the First Nations Health Directors’ Association.

Leq’a:mel First Nation
Client since:
2013
Activities: Minutes, Mentoring/Coaching

We provide extensive minute-taking services for the Leq’a:mel First Nation’s regularly occurring Council, Membership and Family Advisory Committee meetings.

Other clients have included:

Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of BC,
2009-present
Minutes

Assembly of First Nations
Minutes, Conference Reports

BC Assembly of First Nations, 2011-present
Minutes, Conference Reports

BC First Nations Energy and Mining Council
Minutes

Canadian Institute of Health Research – Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health
Minutes

Carrier Sekani Tribal Council, 2011
Workshops

Centre for First Nations Governance
Minutes

Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, 2012-present
Minutes

Cook’s Ferry Indian Band
Minutes

First Nations Child and Family Wellness Council
Minutes

First Nations Alliance 4 Land Management
Conference Report

First Nations Forestry Council
Minutes

First Nations Health Authority – Vancouver Coastal
Minutes

First Nations Health Directors Association
Minutes

First Nations Information Health Governance Centre
Minutes

First Nations Statistical Institute
Minutes

First Nations Summit
Minutes

Legacy of Hope Foundation, 2000-present
Minutes, Transcriptions

Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak – Women of the Metis Nation, 2004-present
Minutes, Conference Reports

Leq’a:mel Development Corporation
Minutes

Lower Fraser Fishing Alliance
Minutes

Metis Nation – British Columbia, 2004-present
Minutes

Metis Nation – Ontario, 1998-2008
Minutes

Metis Nation – Saskatchewan
Minutes

National Aboriginal Health Organization,
2001-2009 (closed in 2010)
Minutes, Conference Reports

National Aboriginal Women’s Summit
Minutes

National Centre for Collaboration on
Aboriginal Peoples Health, 2006-present
Minutes

Native Fishing Association, 2008
Conference Reports

Native Women’s Association of Canada,
October 2014
Conference Report

Nippissing First Nation
Minute-taking Training

Naut’su Mawt, 2012
Minutes

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council, 2012
Coaching

Reconciliation Canada
Minutes

Skawahlook-First Nation
Mentoring

Stk’emlupsemc te Secwépemc Nation, 2012
Conference Report

Sto:lo Nation, 2013
Minutes

Union of BC Indian Chiefs
Minutes

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health, 2004-2008
Minutes

The associations and not for profit organizations among our clients operate in a range of areas, including law, immigrant services and archival appraisals.

Sample clients

BC Wood Specialties Group Association
Client from:
2000-present
Activities: Minutes

We provide ongoing-minute taking services for the BC Wood Specialties Group Association’s Board of Directors and Annual General Meetings.

Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch
Client from:
2012-present
Activities: Minutes

We provide ongoing minute-taking services for the Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch’s Provincial Council, Executive and as needed for various ad hoc committees, including its Annual Branch Conference Committee and Justice Reform Advisory Committee.

Clients have included:

Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies, 2014
Minutes, Conference Reports

Associated Designers of Canada, 2014
Minutes

BC Institute of Technology, 2014
Minutes

DIVERSEcity
Workshops

Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association
Minutes

International Accreditation Forum
Minutes

Kwantlen Polytech University, 2012
Workshop

Marketing Research & Intelligence Association
Minutes

Langley Senior Resources Society, May 2015-present
Minutes

Legal Services Society of BC
Workshops

National Archival Appraisal Board, 2007
Conference Reports

North South Institute, 2007
Minutes

Responsible Investment Association
Minutes

Rupertsland Institute, 2013-2014
Minutes, Coaching

Strata Corporation VR791
Minutes

Yukon Federation of Labour
Minutes

We have worked with a number of private and publicly-traded businesses that operate in diverse fields such as research, communications, video webcasting, event management, facilitation, methanol supply and telecommunications.

Sample clients

TELUS
Client from:
2001-present
Activities: Transcriptions, Minutes

Raincoast Ventures is the sole-source provider of transcription services for more than 50 individual companies engaged by TELUS. We also provide as-needed minute-taking services for teleconferences and pre-recorded meetings.

Tarbell Facilitation Network
Client from:
2003 to present
Activities: Conference Reports, Minutes

The team at Raincoast Ventures has collaborated on projects with Tarbell Facilitation Network’s professional facilitators since the turn of the century. We’ve saved the facilitators’ time and allowed them to focus on their area of expertise, by providing final report writing and minute-taking services for their client’s summits, forums, roundtables and conferences across the country.

Clients have included:

BC Hydro
Minutes

Bull Houser Tupper
Minutes

BVP Management Ltd.
Minutes

Cornerstone Planning Group, 2004-2005
Minutes, Transcriptions

Context Research
Minutes

Ernst & Young
Minutes

GoWebCasting
Transcriptions

Hemmerra, 2014
Minutes

International Coaches Federation Vancouver Chapter
Minutes

Kirk & Co.
Minutes

Local Practice Architecture + Design
Minutes

Lodging Ovations, 2014
Minutes

Lucent Strategies
Minutes

Major Appliance Recycling Roundtable
Minutes

Methanex Corporation, 2004-present
Transcriptions

NAV Canada
Minutes

NAV Canada Advisory Committee, June 2015
Minutes

Pace Group
Minutes

Pacific Future Energy Corp
Minutes

PrimeCorp, 2012
Mentoring

Queesto Community Forest
Minutes

Revit Technology Conferences, 2013-present
Conference Reports

Seven Generations Environmental Services,
October 2015
Minutes

Turning Point Resolutions
Minutes

We have worked with a wide variety of government agencies at all levels, including municipal, regional, provincial and federal.

Sample clients

Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Client from:
2013
Activities: Workshops, Minutes

We designed customized workshops on minute-taking and chairing meetings and delivered both in person and via webcast. We also provide as-needed minute-taking services for Commercial Salmon Allocation and Kitasoo Main Table meetings.

Metro Vancouver
Client from:
1996 to present
Activities: Minutes

We have provided ongoing minute taking services for numerous Metro Vancouver monthly advisory committees since 1998, and as-needed minute-taking for consultation processes of key importance to the region, including current processes on New Waste-to-Energy, Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant and Organics Disposal Ban.

TransLink
Client from:
2004 to present
Activities: Minutes

We provide ongoing minute taking services for various TransLink consultation processes, as well as for the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation and its sub-committees.

Clients have included:

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, June 2015
Minutes

City of Coquitlam, 2006-2011
Minutes

City of Delta
Minutes

City of New Westminster
Minutes

City of Pitt Meadows
Minutes

City of Port Moody, 2012-present
Minutes

City of Port Moody – Police Board
Policy Development

City of Richmond, 2006-present
Minutes

City of Surrey
Minutes

City of Vancouver, 1996-present
Minutes

District of Mission, 2008
Minutes

District of West Vancouver
Minutes

Federal Treaty Negotiation Office, 2005-2006
Minutes

Indigenous & Northern Affairs Canada
Minutes

Integrated Partnership for Regional Emergency Management
Minutes

Lower Mainland Treaty Advisory Committee,
1998-closing in 2011
Minutes

Municipal Finance Authority BC
Policy Development

National Guide to Sustainable Municipal Infrastructure
Minutes

NAV Canada
Minutes

Port Metro Vancouver, 2014-present
Minutes

Township of Langley, 2001-2009
Minutes

North Vancouver School District, 2006-2010
Minutes

RCMP, 2009
Workshop

TransLink Mayors’ Council, 2011-present
Minutes

Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group
Minutes

Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation,
October 2015
Minutes

Vaucroft Improvement District
Minutes

Village of Anmore
Minutes

Village of Belcarra, 2012-present
Minutes

Village of Lions Bay, 2012-present
Minutes

We have worked with a wide variety of government agencies at all levels, including municipal, regional, provincial and federal.

Sample clients

BC Nurses’ Union
Client from:
2010-present
Activities: Minutes, Workshops

We provide ongoing minute-taking services for the BC Nurses’ Union (BCNU) Council, Executive, and Complaints Investigation Committee meetings, as well as its annual convention. We have also designed and delivered customized minute taking workshops for the BCNU’s administrative staff.

Specialists of British Columbia
Client from:
2000 to present
Activities: Minutes

We’re a trusted member of the SSPS team and work closely with their Executive Director and office staff in providing ongoing minute-taking support for the regularly held Executive and Board meetings as well as their AGM held each year in the summer months.

Clients have included:

BC Association of Laboratory Physicians
Minutes

British Columbia College of Family Physicians,
July 2015-present
Minutes

Canadian Paediatric Society
Conference Report

College of Dental Surgeons of BC, 2010
Workshop

College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC,
2009 and 2013
Workshops

College of Registered Nurses of BC, 2006-2010
Minutes, Workshops

Doctors of BC (BC Medical Association)
Minutes

Health Data Coalition
Policy Development, Minutes

Public Health Agency of Canada
Minutes

Society of General Practitioners of BC, 2014
Minutes

Surgical Centres Inc., 2006-2009
Minutes

Clients by Name

We are proud to have worked with the following clients, listed in alpha-order below.

A-B

Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of BC
Aboriginal Healing Foundation
Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies
Associated Designers of Canada
Assembly of First Nations
BC Assembly of First Nations
BC Association of Laboratory Physicians

BC College of Family Physicians
BC First Nations Energy and Mining Council
BC Hydro
BC Institute of Technology
BC Nurses’ Union
BC Wood Specialties Group Association
Bull Houser Tupper
BVP Management

C-D

Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch
Canadian Institute of Health Research – Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health
Canadian Paediatric Society
Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council
Centre for First Nations Governance
City of Coquitlam
City of Delta
City of Pitt Meadows
City of Port Moody
City of Port Moody – Police Board
City of New Westminster
City of Richmond
City of Surrey

City of Vancouver
College of Dental Surgeons of BC
College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC
College of Registered Nurses of BC
Cook’s Ferry Indian Band
Congress of Aboriginal Peoples
Context Research
Cornerstone Planning Group
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
District of Mission
District of West Vancouver
DIVERSEcity
Doctors of BC (BC Medical Association)
Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association

E-H

Ernst & Young
Federal Treaty Negotiation Office
First Nations Alliance 4 Land Management
First Nations Child and Family Wellness Council
First Nations Forestry Council
First Nations Health Authority
First Nations Health Authority – Vancouver Coastal

First Nations Information Health Governance Centre
First Nations Health Directors Association
First Nations Statistical Institute
First Nations Summit
GoWebCasting
Health Data Coalition
Hemmerra

I-L

Indigenous & Northern Affairs Canada
Integrated Partnership for Regional Emergency Management
International Accreditation Forum
International Coaches Federation Vancouver Chapter
Kirk & Co.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Langley Senior Resources Society
Legacy of Hope Foundation
Legal Services Society of BC

Leq’a:mel Development Corporation
Leq’a:mel First Nation
Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak – Women of the Metis Nation
Local Practice Architecture + Design
Lodging Ovations
Lower Fraser Fishing Alliance
Lower Mainland Treaty Advisory Committee
Lucent Strategies

M-N

Major Appliance Recycling Roundtable
Marketing Research & Intelligence Association
Methanex Corporation
Metis Nation – British Columbia
Metis Nation – Ontario
Metis Nation – Saskatchewan
Metis National Council
Metro Vancouver
Municipal Finance Authority BC
National Aboriginal Health Organization
National Aboriginal Women’s Summit
National Archival Appraisal Board

National Guide to Sustainable Municipal Infrastructure
National Centre for Collaboration on Aboriginal Peoples Health
Native Fishing Association
Native Women’s Association of Canada
Naut’su Mawt
NAV Canada
NAV Canada Advisory Committee
Nippissing First Nation
North South Institute
North Vancouver School District

O-R

Pace Group
Pacific Future Energy Corp
Port Metro Vancouver
PrimeCorp
Public Health Agency of Canada
Reconciliation Canada

Queesto Community Forest
RCMP
Responsible Investment Association
Revit Technology Conferences
Rupertsland Institute

S-Z

Seven Generations Environmental Services
Skawahlook-First Nation
Society of General Practitioners of BC
Specialists of British Columbia
Stk’emlupsemc te Secwépemc Nation
Sto:lo Nation
Strata Corporation VR791
Surgical Centres Inc.
Tarbell Facilitation Network
TELUS
Township of Langley
TransLink

TransLink Mayors’ Council
Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group
Turning Point Resolutions
Union of BC Indian Chiefs
Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation
Vaucroft Improvement District
Village of Anmore
Village of Belcarra
Village of Lions Bay
Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health
Yukon Federation of Labour