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Geena Jackson

Coaching, Community, Capital: Bears’ Lair Captures the Spirit of Indigenous Entrepreneurs

By Geena Jackson Shaped in a similar mould to Dragon’s Den and Shark Tank, Bears’ Lair offers the chance for ...
The Evolution of Sovereignty in Economic Development

The Evolution of Sovereignty in Economic Development

By Devin Gambler, MBA, Thompson Rivers University, ᐸᒥᐦᑖᐤ Pamihtâw Consulting Inc. Clear separation of political control over economic development is ...
Indigenous Project Management: A Pathway to Sustainable First Nations Development

Indigenous Project Management: A Pathway to Sustainable First Nations Development

By Devin Gambler, MBA, Thompson Rivers University, ᐸᒥᐦᑖᐤ Pamihtâw Consulting Inc. Indigenous project management is emerging as a vital approach ...
Indigenous Partnerships: ATCO's Foundation for Doing Business

Indigenous Partnerships: ATCO’s Foundation for Doing Business

By Lisa Barrowcliffe Alberta-based ATCO Ltd. is a familiar name in energy and utilities, and well-known for their ubiquitous, yellow-striped ...
Climate Initiatives

Connecting Canada’s Climate Policy Network

The Canadian Climate Law Initiative has performed extensive research into Climate Policy and Indigenous rights. Their free e-book, Reflections on Connecting ...
Forward Together Research Report in Collaboration with Canada West Foundation

Forward Together Research Report in Collaboration with Canada West Foundation

Forward Summit Releases Forward Together Research Report in Collaboration with Canada West Foundation As Indigenous communities continue to make significant ...
embracing diversity

How has your organization embraced Indigenous inclusion?

Are you conscious of the current Indigenous workforce landscape? What steps can you take to integrate Indigenous talent into your ...
Economic Reconciliation: A Five Point Foundation

Economic Reconciliation: A Five Point Foundation

Economic Reconciliation will be achieved when our Indigenous people and Communities are no longer managing poverty but are managing wealth ...
JP Gladu on Indigenous Economies, Supply Chains, and Procurement

JP Gladu on Indigenous Economies, Supply Chains, and Procurement

In our continued efforts to enhance and promote Economic Reconciliation, the Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is excited to ...

Research & Toolkits

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Sponsor Cultural & Financial Workshops

Sponsor and host free cultural reclamation, fraud prevention, and financial literacy workshops in your community or across Canada.

How to be an ally toolkit

The Legacy of Hope Foundation (LHF) shares strategies for meaningful engagement, the pillars of effective allyship, and explores how you can contribute to a legacy of hope and healing. ' Download now to start making a difference.

Calgary Economic Development

Read the recommendations in the Indigenous Economic Contribution Study and consider how you can support and advance Economic Reconciliation in Calgary and beyond.

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