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organizations, government


Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
CCAB builds bridges between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples, businesses, and communities through diverse programming, providing tools, training, network building, major business awards, and national events.

    Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) certification program


Indigenous Works
formerly the Aboriginal Human Resource Council, Indigenous Works has a mandate to build prosperous partnerships between corporations and First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities that advance and benchmark workplace inclusion efforts, and help companies become employers-of-choice for Indigenous people, and companies-of-choice for Indigenous businesses and communities.
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Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada

Indigenous Services Canada

     "In August 2017, the Prime Minister announced plans for the dissolution of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) and the creation of two new departments: Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC). This transformation will take time and includes engagement with Indigenous peoples."

books, articles, reports


Case Studies in Aboriginal Business (Cape Breton University)

Indigenous business in Canada principles and practices, 2016 (in CEL)


Conference Board eLibrary
Sharing Prosperity: Indigenous People and Resource Revenue Sharing in Canada
The Conference Board of Canada, January 16, 2018,  Recorded Webinar

Finding the Win-Win in Major Project Agreements: Lessons From Indigenous Groups and Industry Proponents
The Conference Board of Canada, 90 pages, March 6, 2017


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