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Aborigional Business Development Program (ABDP)
ABDP works with Aboriginal entrepreneurs and its partners to provide a range of services and supports that promote the growth of a strong Aboriginal business sector in Canada.
BDC Aboriginal Entrempeneur
The Aboriginal Banking Department was created in 1996 by BDC to offer customized, long-term and flexible solutions specially designed for Aboriginal entrepreneur with a goal of helping Aboriginal businesses succeed in a global market.
CANDO (Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers)
Cando is a federally registered, non-profit society that is Aboriginal controlled, community based, and membership driven. Cando is directed by a national regionally represented volunteer board of elected EDOs representing every region of Canada.
Clarence Campeau Development Fund
The purpose of the CCDF is to provide financial assistance where currently there is a void for Métis clients. The CCDF is not designed to replace or be in competition with, but to augment and complement existing government programs, agencies and other financial institutions. All applicants are to explore other sources of funding (e.g. banks, credit unions, Sasknative Economic Development, Community Futures, Aboriginal Business Canada, and the Northern Development Fund).
Federation of Sovereign Indian Nations (FSIN)
The Federation of Sovereign Indian Nations represents 74 First Nations in Saskatchewan. The Federation is committed to honouring the Spirit and Intent of the Treaties as well as the promotion, protection and implementation of Treaties that were made with the First Nations more than a century ago.
First Nations & Métis Relations
This is the Provincial Government Ministry.
First Nations University of Canada
The First Nations University of Canada offers its programs and services on three campuses: Prince Albert (Northern Campus), Regina, and Saskatoon, in addition to various communities across Saskatchewan and Canada. The First Nations University of Canada offers undergraduate and graduate degrees within an environment of Indian culture and history combining First Nation-oriented and standard areas of study in all programs.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (AANDC)
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) supports Aboriginal people (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) and Northerners in their efforts to: improve social well-being and economic prosperity; develop healthier, more sustainable communities; and participate more fully in Canada's political, social and economic development - to the benefit of all Canadians.
Métis Nation - Saskatchewan
This is the Métis Nation of Saskatchewan site.
National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA)
The National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA) is the association for a network of Aboriginal Financial Institutions (AFIs) dedicated to stimulating economic growth for Canada’s Aboriginal peoples by promoting and underwriting Aboriginal business development. AFIs provide business financing and support to Aboriginal businesses, which can include; business loans, financial consulting services, aftercare and start-up support.
Office of the Treaty Commissioner
This site provides information on treaties and the importance of the treaties to all people.
Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation
Aboriginal financial institutions in Canada to offer developmental lending to First Nation businesses in Saskatchewan. SIEF is owned by the 75 First Nations of Saskatchewan and affiliated with the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN). We have also partnered with the TD Bank to create the First Nations Bank of Canada (FNBC), and we have expanded our existing investment portfolio to generate profit and employment for First Nations people.
Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT)
SIIT is an educational institution of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) and is governed by a Board comprised of Senators, Saskatchewan Tribal Council appointees and an FSIN executive member. SIIT serves First Nations adults by providing vocational and technical employment programming, as well as educational services for continued career growth.
SaskMétis Economic Development Corporation
SaskMétis Economic Development Corporation is a Saskatchewan Métis-Owned Lending Institution created to finance the start-up, aquisition and/or expansion of viable Métis controlled small business based in Saskatchewan
Aboriginal Business Directory (ABD)
In order to increase procurement opportunities for businesses, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada in collaboration with Industry Canada, maintains an on-line Aboriginal business directory that streamlines and simplifies the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) registration process. The ABD is housed within Industry Canada’s Canadian Companies Capabilities database and is a search engine available to industry and the federal procurement community for identifying Aboriginal business suppliers. Register today in PSAB’s Aboriginal Business Directory and increase your Aboriginal business visibility and procurement opportunities.
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