Entrepreneurship Awareness Project

The Entrepreneurship Awareness Project was launched in October 2014. The Entrepreneurship Awareness Advisor is mandated to encourage the development of an entrepreneurial culture among youth between 15 and 35 years of age, while providing assistance and support to those who wish to start their own business.


Target clientele:

  • First Nations members between 15 and 35 years of age

Main objectives:

  • Promote the development of an entrepreneurial culture among youth in the communities
  • Encourage academic perseverance while giving dropouts and drop-back-ins the ability to create bonds of interest, develop their confidence and be instrumental to their success
  • Increase the number of businesses owned by members of the First Nations

Services provided by the Entrepreneurship Awareness Advisor:

  • Support and advice for business start-up
  • Youth entrepreneurship awareness workshops
  • Support to community activities related to entrepreneurial development

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Contact information:

Catherine Savard

Entrepreneurship Awareness Advisor | FNQLEDC

T: 418 843-1488| F: 418 843-6672 | csavard@cdepnql.org

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