As more people look for authenticity, Indigenous-owned businesses in BC experience record-breaking numbers of tourists. Currently, there are 401 Indigenous tourism businesses in B.C. which create 7,400 full-time jobs.
Teara Fraser is the first Indigenous woman in Canada to launch an airline on her own. She was born in remote Hay River in the Northwest Territories and plans to fly her airline to hard-to-reach Indigenous communities.
Indigenous people in British Columbia are voicing support for the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, especially business people and those who live along the pipeline's proposed route. A joint effort of the Edmonton and Calgary chambers of commerce and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trad