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How To Become an Independent Contractor [Business Link]

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Business Link
Year of publication: 
2019

This guide is a useful tool if you are looking to start any type of independent contractor business. At the end of each section you will find a short list of Useful Resources.

An independent contractor is a person, business, or corporation that provides goods or services
to a hiring company under the terms of a contract. Independent contractors supply a broad
range of products and services in a variety of industries including trades, manufacturing, health
care, and transportation.

Indigenous Business Planning Workbook [Business Link]

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Business Link
Year of publication: 
2019

This workbook is designed to help Indigenous entrepreneurs create a business plan. Business plans are very important tools for people starting a business—they are like road maps that outline where you want to go and give the details on how you will get there.

2019 International Indigenous Tourism Conference [Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada, ITAC]

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Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada
Year of publication: 
2019

The International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC) is an annual conference bringing together people interested and invested in creating and contributing towards the Indigenous tourism industry. This year, Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is proud to be hosting the 8th International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC) in Syilx Territory at the Delta Hotels by Marriot Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia from November 12 to 14, 2019.

Certificate Courses - Entrepreneurship 101 [Native Education and Training College, NETC]

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Native Education and Training College

“Business consulting is one of the fastest growing industries around the world. You can offer participants a great start to building their own consulting business with this one-day training package. We’ve designed a comprehensive program that covers everything from developing a business plan to the nuts and bolts of a consulting business (such as rate sheets, contracts, networking skills, and sales and marketing strategies). Participants will leave the course with a head start on building their business.”

Small Business & Entrepreneurship [Native Education and Training College, NETC]

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Native Education and Training College

“Graduates of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship diploma program carry out a variety of business functions within their small business settings. They will have demonstrated a practical understanding of key principles and practices necessary for success in the field of business.”

Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship Success Factors and Challenges [Northern Development Ministers Forum, NDMF]

Year of publication: 
2010

“This briefing paper is a synthesis of information collected from NDMF jurisdictions by the working group to prepare Ministers for discussion and engagement and to recommend further action.”

Young Millionaires [Young Millionaires Program]

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Young Millionaires Program

“The Young Millionaires Program is a summer business and entrepreneurship program for youth aged 8 to 16 years. The program is designed to assist youth to discover more about the world of business and help them get started in a business of their own.”

Business Plan Guide [Centre for Women in Business]

Year of publication: 
2007

“The Centre for Women in Business is committed to providing assistance and support to women entrepreneurs. We are pleased to provide this business plan guide as a tool to developing your business idea. We hope that you find this guide helpful and welcome any inquiries you may have. The following pages present an outline of the main sections of a business plan with some helpful hints on how to complete each section as well as necessary questions that need to be answered.”

Bonding Social Capital in Entrepreneurial Developing Communities - Survival Networks or Barriers? [Journal of the Community Development Society]

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Journal of the Community Development Society
Year of publication: 
2004

"This paper focuses on the interaction between social capital and entrepreneurship in Aboriginal communities in Canada. Using statistical and interview data from three First Nations communities in northern Ontario, I examine if and how bonding networks turn into tangible resources for business development. The paper also highlights ways in which community relationships hinder entrepreneurship and turn into barriers to economic development.

Aboriginal land rights and development: corporations and trust [International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, IJESB]

Publisher: 
International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (IJESB)
Year of publication: 
2005

"Aboriginal people are seeking to regain control over their traditional lands and resources. Among other things, they expect these land and resources to form the foundation upon which they can rebuild their economies and communities. Aboriginal people want to pursue this development on their own terms. However many realise that success requires effective competition in the global economy and this in turn requires capacity beyond land and resource. One method of acquiring the needed capacity is through alliances with non-aboriginal corporations.

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