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Indigenous Business

A Profile of Businesses in Indigenous Communities in Canada [Statistics Canada]

Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Year of publication: 
2019

In 2017, there were nearly 19,000 businesses located in Indigenous communities (approximately 17,000 in First Nations communities and 2,000 in Inuit communities). Combined, these businesses generated just over $10 billion in total revenue and $0.4 billion in profits in the reference year of this study.

Webinar: Highlighting Successful Atlantic Indigenous Businesses [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Year of publication: 
2019

Webinar on APC 2019 Report: Highlighting Successful Atlantic Indigenous Businesses

Indigenous businesses in Atlantic Canada are making a sizeable contribution to the regional economy and are expanding rapidly, but financial obstacles remain a significant barrier to their future growth.

Infographic: $1.6 Billion of Indigenous business revenue…and Growing Rapidly (+137% since 2012) [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Year of publication: 
2019

Infographic for APC 2019 Report: Highlighting Successful Atlantic Indigenous Businesses

The purpose of the study was to highlight Atlantic Indigenous business success stories and how these can inform and assist further growth.

This study shows that Atlantic Indigenous business revenues were valued at $1.6 billion in 2016. Indigenous firms are growing rapidly, creating jobs and income for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous workers. APEC’s report highlights factors that could further their growth.

Policy Brief: Highlighting Successful Atlantic Indigenous Businesses [Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat, APCFNC]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Year of publication: 
2019

Policy Brief for 2019 APC Report: Highlighting Successful Atlantic Indigenous Businesses

Highlighting Successful Atlantic Indigenous Businesses [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Year of publication: 
2019

Research conducted by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business shows that Indigenous small business owners across Canada are growing in numbers and experiencing wide-spread success in terms of profitability and growth and in ways that go beyond the bottom-line. Nationally, the number of Indigenous business owners and entrepreneurs is growing at five times the rate of self-employed Canadians overall.

How To Become an Independent Contractor [Business Link]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Business Link
Year of publication: 
2019

This guide is a useful tool if you are looking to start any type of independent contractor business. At the end of each section you will find a short list of Useful Resources.

An independent contractor is a person, business, or corporation that provides goods or services
to a hiring company under the terms of a contract. Independent contractors supply a broad
range of products and services in a variety of industries including trades, manufacturing, health
care, and transportation.

Indigenous Business Planning Workbook [Business Link]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Business Link
Year of publication: 
2019

This workbook is designed to help Indigenous entrepreneurs create a business plan. Business plans are very important tools for people starting a business—they are like road maps that outline where you want to go and give the details on how you will get there.

Working with UNDRIP [Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.]

Publisher: 
Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.
Year of publication: 
2019

As of May 2016, Canada became a full supporter, without qualification, of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). But, what does that mean and how does it affect how you consult and accommodate Indigenous Peoples? What are the legal and policy issues around adopting and implementing UNDRIP in Canada, including the application of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC)?

Indigenous Consultation and Engagement [Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.]

Publisher: 
Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.
Year of publication: 
2019

Are you ready to engage with an Indigenous community but aren't sure of where to start? Do you understand the differences between consultation and engagement?

What are your key challenges?
How to consult with Indigenous communities?
Understanding the differences between consultation and engagement?
Understanding how to assess risk during consultation?
How to anticipate questions and know how to respond?
Understanding the intention of consultation?

Working Effectively With Indigenous Peoples® [Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.]

Publisher: 
Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.
Year of publication: 
2019

Are you looking for training to help you get beyond awareness in your work with Indigenous Peoples? What if you had a safe environment in which to ask questions and get the help you need?

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