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Policy Brief for 2019 APC Report: Highlighting Successful Atlantic Indigenous Businesses
This report, by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
(APEC), on behalf of the Atlantic Policy Congress of First
Nation Chiefs Secretariat, under the Atlantic Aboriginal
Economic Development Integrated Research Program,
highlights successful Atlantic Indigenous businesses and
the impact they have on Atlantic Canada’s economy.
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.