Economic Development assists individuals wishing to start their own business to obtain Provincial and Federal Grants and Loans. This also includes improving the relationship between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal businessmen, to create long term employment opportunities. It is the goal of this department to help increase the number of Aboriginal businesses.
Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-Zhing Advisory Services also delivers the following two programs from its office: the Working Partnership Program delivered by a Partnership Development Advisor and Aboriginal Business Programs, delivered by an External Delivery Officer.
The Economic Development Advisor can help you get started in your business by assisting you in accessing funding through the Provincial & Federal Grant & Loan Programs. Peter can be reached at: (807) 274-8531.
ABORIGINAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
In a special agreement with “Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada”; Pwi-Di-Goo-Zing Ne-Yaa-Zhing Advisory Services is recognized as an “External Delivery Organization” for the Aboriginal Business Development Program (formerly Aboriginal Business Canada). Our office is staffed by an External Development Officer, who covers the Treaty #3 Territory. This will briefly demonstrate how Aboriginal Business Development Program can work for you.
Your first step is to call Tana Mann at Pwi-Di-Goo-Zing Ne-Yaa-Zhing Advisory Services (807) 274-8531 to discuss your business idea to determine if you are eligible for ABDP assistance.
ABDP information sheet – here
or visit the ABC Website – here
External Delivery Officer: The EDO delivers the program throughout the Treaty Three Territory. Eligible clients include, status, non-status, metis and inuit individuals, companies and corporations.