Memorandum of Understanding Signals Renewed Commitment to Economic Development in Indigenous Communities
The signing of an MOU between the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat(APCFNC)and Atlantic Canada’s post secondary institutions signals a renewed commitment to economic development opportunities and prosperity for Indigenous people in Atlantic Canada.
Exploring the Relationship Between Substance Use and Economic Development in Atlantic First Nation Communities 2016
Conclusions on Substance Use and Economic Development Communities with a strong economic base are in a much better position to address substance use issues within their communities. They do this by being able to offer employment in the context of post-treatment care,...
The Pathway to Labour Force Readiness
First Nations communities across Atlantic Canada will play a significant role in shaping the economic future of the region, but are they ready? The 2017 study Labour Force Readiness: The Pathway for Aboriginal Youth from High School into Post-secondary Education and...
What is financial literacy and why is it important? According to Futurpreneur, a non-proﬁt organization providing ﬁnancing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring young business owners, financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works: how someone...
Indigenous Women in Business – Challenges, triumphs and perseverance
In this blog we will be discussing the ever growing sector of Indigenous women in business by exploring two studies, Indigenous Women in Business in Atlantic Canada, published in Oct. 2020 and Entrepreneurship Among First Nations Women in the Atlantic Regionpublished...
1.14 Billion Strong
According to the MacDonald-Laurier Institute, the national Indigenous economy will soon be among the largest corporations in Canada with billions in assets.