On January 14, 2020, Statistics Canada released a new tool to provide access to over 700 infographics of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities and other geographies as part of the “Aboriginal Community Data Initiative”. The primary objective of this initiative is to provide the 2016 Census data to Indigenous community leaders and members, as well as other data users, with simple and meaningful socio-economic portraits of Indigenous communities.
Tax Administration System (TAS) is a simple and powerful administrative tool designed to help tax administrators efficiently manage the complete annual property tax cycle through an online portal that connects to other operational software to streamline your information across multiple platforms.
First Nations Tax Commission Portal - Produce laws, submit laws for review & acceptance, Aggregate and collect statistical information, school tax audit reporting.
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 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.
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.
There is a historical context of expropriation both
recent (Kouchibigouac National Park in the 1950s)
and further back (Acadian expulsion in 1700s) that
makes residents skeptical and cautious of shale gas
exploration activities. One-tenth of the Kent County
population is Indigenous. The Mi’gmaq never ceded
territory but rather signed a “Peace and Friendship
Treaty” with the British Crown, with responsibilities
on either side for protection (INAC, undated). The
symbolic, strategic and legal importance of this fact