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2010 /
IntroductionOne of the principal conclusions of the 2003 evaluation of the Community EconomicDevelopment Program1 is that some (but not all) economic development officers (EDOs)working on behalf of First Nation and Inuit communities need advice and information to carry out their responsibilities.To help deal with this gap, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) engaged the Institute On ...
Author(s): John Graham and Michael Bassett
3 years 9 months
2010 /
IntroductionThe Strategy on Building an Atlantic Aboriginal Economy was originally developed in 2001, based on the collective thoughts and experience of Chiefs and EconomicDevelopment Officers working at the community level of Aboriginal socio-economic development. In 2003, a review led to the recognition that only a strategy integrated amongstsectors and across communities could meet the goals...
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2010 /
The Northwest Tribal Treaty Nations(NWTT) is comprised of 40 distinct First Nations from northwestern BritishColumbia. In December of 2002, the Northwest Tribal Treaty Nations concludedan Economic Measures Agreement with the Treaty Negotiations Office of the Ministry of the Attorney General of British Columbia.
3 years 9 months
2009 /
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. First Nations in British Columbia and Yukon are creating economic development infrastructure at a rate not seen...
3 years 9 months
2010 /
Integrated Asset Building Strategies for Reservation-Based Communities: A 27-Year Retrospective of First Nations Development InstituteChapters 1,2,3,4,6,& 7Educating Grassroots Practitioners, Advocating for Systemic Change, Capitalizing Indian Communities
3 years 9 months
2010 /
This report is the culmination of two years ofresearch funded by NeighborWorks America (NeighborWorks) and Stewart Title Company (Stewart Title), and we thank them for their generous support. We also acknowledge that the findings and conclusions presented in this report are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of our funders.The information contained in this...
3 years 9 months
2011 /
The Esdilagh First Nation Economic Opportunities Study was funded by the New Relationship Trust (NRT) in 2009 and was developed concurrently with the Economic Development Governance Strategy funded by INAC Community Economic Opportunities Fund (CEOP). The study was produced to meet the following strategic community objective.
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2010 /
Given the importance of tourism in the traditional territory, the [X] First Nation support the following set of guiding principles that have been identified by the ____ to aid with tourism development: The ____ want to develop a tourism industry that balances respect of their culture, traditional lifestyle, and the natural environment with economic growth.The ____ want to develop entrepreneurial...
3 years 9 months
2010 /
BC First Nations communities have relied on the lands, waters and resources in their traditional territories, as the primary economic driver for thousands of years. Today, many of the natural resources are rapidly depleting due to climate change, pollution, urbanization, natural and/or man-made disasters (i.e. mountain pine beetle infestation, oil spills). There are opportunities for First...
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2010 / PDF
Business planning templates from the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC).  These tools can be used to assist in planning a new business. 

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