AlatGas Gives $500,000 To First Nations Entrepreneurs

First Nations business has taken giant steps in the last 15 years, Native entrepreneurs such as Clarence Louie and David… Read more »

General manager for the Indian Business Corporation Rob Rollingson (left) and AltaGas CEO David Cornhill hold up %500,000 cheque.

Anouncing the Aquaculture in Canada Initiative

The Aboriginal Aquaculture Association is pleased to announce the Aboriginal Aquaculture in Canada Initiative (AACI). It is a new development… Read more »


Human Rights Commission awards BCMEA Employment Equity Leader status

The British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) is a multi-employer waterfront organization, representing 57 ship owners and agents, stevedores, container,… Read more »


Training Alliance Taps Into West Coast’s Shipbuilding Industry

Three west coast Aboriginal employment and training organizations have formed a new training alliance to take advantage of job opportunities… Read more »


First Nations Reap Benefits From Gold Mine

Two southern B.C. Interior First Nations have received their first dividend from taxation on a mining operation on their traditional… Read more »

Chief Ron Ignace of the Skeetchestn Indian Band

Phil Fontaine receives Award of Excellence from CCAB at 11th Annual Gala

The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and Sodexo Canada are pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Award… Read more »


‘Namgis Pin Hopes On Closed Containment Fish Farm

The following article is a corrected version of the article contained in the July 2013 First Nations Drum × The… Read more »


Nuu-Chah-Nulth Reaffirm Rights To Commercial Fishery Of Sea Resources

On July 2, 2013, the BC Court of Appeal reaffirmed its earlier ruling recognizing the commercial fishing rights of the… Read more »

First Nations Man Recieves Winnipeg Bus Operator Of The Year

Last month, Bob Spence from Peguis First Nation became the first Aboriginal man to receive the Winnipeg Transit 2012 Bus… Read more »


West Bank First Nation Moving Forward With The Building Of Two Shopping Malls

We have   discussed partnerships in our Dialogue on Native Business section several times in the past year.  Many  of… Read more »

West Bank First Nation Moving Forward With The Building Of Two Shopping Malls