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About Us



ThinkThorne Consulting is a Manitoba-based, Metis-owned consulting firm dedicated to building capacity at the individual, organization, and community levels. 

At ThinkThorne Consulting, we strengthen the skills, competencies and abilities of people, organizations, and communities so they can reach their goals.

What We Do


  • We look at obstacles that limit, people, organizations, and communities from realizing their development and business goals.

  • We develop and strengthen the skills, abilities, processes and resources that organizations and communities need to achieve sustainable results.

Combined Experience


ThinkThorne offers a strategic alliance of professional consultants who can respond to your unique needs. We do this by listening to our clients, documenting and analyzing their needs, and developing and implementing business solutions. By increasing capacity, your organization will be better positioned to respond to a changing business environment.


Proven Experience

Owner and Director, Candace Thorne, has over 15 years experience helping individuals, organizations, and communities reach their goals. Candace focuses on results and specializes in strategic business operations and efficiencies. From strategic business planning to project management, Candace manages multi-faceted projects from inception to implementation.

Effective Ability

What makes Candace highly effective is her ability to build and maintain effective working relationships. She is a natural leader and master communicator, possessing excellent communication skills, both oral and written. These skills have been developed with hands-on experience through continuous training and experience. 

Candace has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree, and a Business Analyst (BA) Certification. In addition, Candace is a certified PROSCI Change Management professional and is a registered PRINCE2 Practitioner.

Giving Back

Community service is important to Candace and she is an active member of her communities. Candace was a founding member of the National Military Family Council appointed by the Chief of Defence Staff and served as a member, Vice-Chair and Chair. In July 2013, she was awarded the Governor General's Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers for her work on behalf of military families. 

Candace served as a Board member for the MIKI'SIW Metis Association of the Comox Valley and Committee member for the Grant Review Committee of the City of Yellowknife.



Building Individual Capacity

  • Assisting start-up companies 
  • Business plan development
  • Market research
  • Professional writing


Building Organizational Capacity

  • Strategic business planning
  • Policy and procedures development
  • Program and service delivery review
  • Accountability and performance measurement
  • Project management and coordination
  • Business requirements definition and analysis
  • Operational improvement
  • Process analysis and redesign
  • Business management
  • RFP development
  • Grant proposal development
  • Business case development
  • Regulatory / legislative compliance
  • Needs assessments / feasibility studies
  • Public, private, non-profit organizations


Building Community Capacity

  • Assessing capacity and needs
  • Strategic planning
  • Stakeholder management
  • Stakeholder identification, analysis, matrix
  • Engagement and community consultations
  • Communicating information

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