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Webinar: Highlighting Successful Atlantic Indigenous Businesses [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Year of publication: 
2019

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: $1.6 Billion of Indigenous business revenue…and Growing Rapidly (+137% since 2012) [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Year of publication: 
2019

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.

Policy Brief: Highlighting Successful Atlantic Indigenous Businesses [Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat, APCFNC]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Year of publication: 
2019

Policy Brief for 2019 APC Report: Highlighting Successful Atlantic Indigenous Businesses

About the FNFA [First Nations Finance Authority, FNFA]

Publisher: 
First Nations Finance Authority
Year of publication: 
2019

The First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA) is a statutory not-for-profit organization without share capital, operating under the authority of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act, 2005. The FNFA’s purposes are to provide First Nations governments investment options and capital planning advice and—perhaps most importantly, access to long-term loans with preferable interest rates. The FNFA is not an agent of Her Majesty or a Crown corporation and is governed solely by the First Nations communities that join as Borrowing Members.

A Guide to Community Tourism Planning in Nova Scotia [Tourism Nova Scotia]

Publisher: 
The Economic Planning Group of Canada
Year of publication: 
2017

The guide talks about the ‘do it yourself’ approach to preparing a community tourism plan so it is
useful for communities having limited budgets with which to retain outside assistance. However,
doing it yourself requires a substantial commitment of time and resources and may not be realistic.

A Guide to Starting and Operating a Campground Business in Nova Scotia [THE ECONOMIC PLANNING GROUP of Canada, EPG Canada]

Publisher: 
THE ECONOMIC PLANNING GROUP of Canada
Year of publication: 
2005

Each manual provides information and advice on a variety of topics which will be important in
understanding the requirements for success, in assessing opportunities, in planning and
development and in starting operations. In this manual, the following topics will be covered

C The market for campgrounds in Nova Scotia;
C Requirements for success;
C Preparing a business concept and strategic plan;
C Feasibility analysis;

Untapped Potential: Social Enterprise as a Tool to Stimulate Economic Development and Drive Social Outcomes in Newfoundland & Labrador [The Canadian CED Network, CCED]

Publisher: 
Choices for Youth
Year of publication: 
2018

This white paper analyzes the current national social enterprise landscape and explores the opportunities and challenges in our provincial context. Sharing insights on the social and economic value of social enterprises through the analysis of policies, best practices and academic research from across the country offers key recommendations to build a thriving and social enterprise ecosystem in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Small Town P.R. Playbook [Northern Development Initiative Trust]

Publisher: 
Northern Development Initiative Trust
Year of publication: 
2016

The Small Town P.R. Playbook is a fun, accessible tool that has been specifically designed for local government and First nations community administrators who aren’t professional communicators, but are faced with these issues and challenges every day. The Playbook showcases the innovative work underway in small communities across British Columbia.

Beyond Transfers: A New Fiscal Relationship [Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economics]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2018

The following videos are part of the #BeyondTransfers series and debuted at the 2018 National Meeting.

“Fiscal power allows us to do what works for us.” -Tulo Centre Chair, Chief Michael LeBourdais.

Fiscal power provides decision making power, financial security and autonomy as a government and community. When a community has fiscal power, they can contribute towards service jurisdictions such as education, health, land management and other local services. It’s the foundation of the jurisdiction based fiscal relationship.

Webinar: The Role of a Tax Administrator [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2019

Webinar: The Role of a Tax Administrator
5th Apr 2019 | by: FNTC

In this brief webinar, Instructor Deanna Honeyman reviews the role, responsibilities, relevant processes and available resources to tax administrators. Honeyman has worked with the Tzeachten First Nation, located in the Fraser Valley of B.C., for 10 years, currently serving as its Lands and Property Taxation Manager.

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