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Organizations & Advocates

Groups Supporting and Advocating for Indigenous Business and Entrepreneurs

  • Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI)
    • JEDI is a leading Indigenous organization dedicated to working with partners to foster Indigenous economic development in New Brunswick. JEDI provides its clients with a variety of Indigenous business and workforce development services.  JEDI serves Indigenous people across New Brunswick and works closely with partners in the public and private sector.
  • Nujintuisga'tijig E'pijip
    • Women in Business New Brunswick is proud to announce the launch of an “Indigenous Online Craft Platform”. This online platform will give an opportunity to Indigenous Artisans from New Brunswick to display their crafts for potential buyers. 
  • Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)
    • The mission of CCAB is to promote, strengthen and enhance a prosperous Indigenous economy through the fostering of business relationships, opportunities and awareness for all members.
  • Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)
    • ISC works collaboratively with partners to improve access to high-quality services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Their vision is to support and empower Indigenous peoples to independently deliver services and address the socio-economic conditions in their communities. They provide resources for Indigenous business development.
  • Indigenous Business and Investment Council
    • The Indigenous Business and Investment Council is focused on increasing Indigenous participation in the economy, promoting Indigenous businesses and entrepreneurs, and industry partnerships.
  • The Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO)
    • Cando is a national Indigenous organization involved in community economic development. They build capacity which strengthens Indigenous economies by providing programs and services to Economic Development Officers.
  • Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC)
    • The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) focuses on creating partnerships between associations, organizations, government departments and industry leaders from across Canada to support the growth of Indigenous tourism in Canada and address the demand for the development and marketing of authentic Indigenous experiences.
  • The National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA)
    • The NACCA is a network of over 50 Aboriginal Financial Institutions (AFIs) dedicated to stimulating economic growth for all Indigenous people in Canada.
  • Canadian Centre for Aboriginal Entrepreneurship (CCAE)
    • CCAE provides project management, entrepreneurship training, speaking and writing services, and consulting to government and Aboriginal businesses, organizations and individuals.
  • Aboriginal Canadian Entrepreneurs (ACE)
    • The Aboriginal Canadian Entrepreneurs (ACE) Program focuses on providing you with the tools you need to turn your interests, skills and passion into a viable business to benefit you, your family and your community. 
  • Centre for Indigenous Innovation and Technology
    • A not-for-profit organization focused on addressing the underrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in the technology and innovation sectors in Canada.

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Business & Finance, Entrepreneurship, Industry & Market Research, Competitive Intelligence, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Leadership Studies


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