Coastal First Nations: Traditional Economic Practices

Traditional Indigenous economies have often been organized around harvesting activities such as: fishing, hunting, and gathering. These dictated where people would be at any given time of the year, and surpluses in these resources would determine what was traded, and...

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...

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...