First Nation Business Development Agrologists are available to assist you in your agriculture endeavors.
This document is an overview of economic development in the Lake Babine Nation. It outlines community values for economic development, past and present economic trends, characteristics of the Lake Babine communities, and community member preferences regarding economic development projects.
Broadband connectivity is being introduced to many BC First Nations, and along with the opportunities this provides to communities for improved education, health care, and social and economic development comes the challenge of managing this technology.
FNAA believes that agriculture is the cornerstone of economic development for all nations.
FNAA assists in the start-up promotion and sustainability of Aboriginal agri-businesses in British Columbia by:
The Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) is administered by the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (DIAND). If you
are interested in contracting with the Government of Canada, please provide the information requested below. Responding is voluntary, but may increase
your business opportunities.
Economic development toolkit for First Nations Economic Development Officers, Chiefs and Councils and community members.
This Toolkit is made possible by funding from BC Region of Indian and Northern Affairs
Canada and complements the previous work completed in March 2010 titled Environmental
Scan: Economic Development Resources and Materials Available for First Nations and First
Nations Entrepreneurs in BC. The Environmental Scan identified materials available on the
The Industry Council of Aboriginal Business initiated a Request for Proposal for an Environmental Scan
a) Review, inventory and secure electronic copies of economic development studies and reports,
materials (annotated bibliography/literature review);
b) Develop an inventory of economic development-related organizations, tools, programs and
Making the Grade was commissioned by members of the Industry Council for Aboriginal Business to assist Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal business with developing and building effective relationships by drawing from the experiences of successful initiatives in British Columbia and Yukon.