The Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Developers Network (AAEDN) is the first network of its kind in Canada and encompasses the whole Atlantic region. It is intended to cross jurisdictions and boundaries to bring people together.
AAEDN has been endorsed by the Atlantic Chiefs to carry out the Strategies for Building the Atlantic Aboriginal Economy.
The Network has allowed economic development officers to have a forum to share knowledge, best practices, do some training together and do some regional-based projects and initiatives.
Economic development officers (EDOs) from First Nations, Innu and Inuit communities in Atlantic provinces are working together with four main priorities:
This dynamic network of individuals is playing a major role in determining the future of economic development in Atlantic Canada.
Visit the Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) website for more information.
Atlantic Shipbuilding Action Plan Documents
Policy and Economy Workshop: Day One (11 March, 2013)
Policy and Economy Workshop: Day Two (12 March, 2013)