What Can the Aboriginal Entrepreneurs Program Do for You?

The Aboriginal Entrepreneurs Program (AEP) is a federal government initiative designed to boost entrepreneurial activity and business growth in Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities.  The program’s goal is simple – to increase the number of successful...

Common Economic Development Terms

As part of the GDC’s efforts to create community-driven ventures, we aim to educate community members on various aspects of business. The following key terms can help readers gain a better understanding of what a business is, what it does, and who it’s for.   Assets...

10 Tips for Job Hunting

Whether you’re ready for a new opportunity or you’re entering the job market for the first time, knowing the tools, tactics, and resources that are available can speed up your search.  GDC’s joint venture partners often have career opportunities available, and GDC...

What is Economic Reconciliation?

Fostering economic growth and development in Indigenous communities is crucial to reconciliation. Economic reconciliation starts with awareness, knowing what it means to a specific community, who is responsible for achieving it, and taking appropriate action.   A...

Gitga’at Nation and CityWest Announce Partnership Agreement

Today, the Gitga’at Development Corporation, on behalf of their shareholder Gitga’at First Nation, and CityWest are jointly announcing a partnership agreement, which will improve Internet capabilities for the Nation along the north coast of B.C. The partnership will...