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Founded in 2000, the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Economic Development Commission (FNQLEDC) supports and accompanies community economic development agents and organizations as well as the members of the First Nations for the successful completion of their private and collective socioeconomic projects.
Our team of advisors and partners share tips and advises for the successful completion of your projects.
At 59 years of age, Mathilda Fontaine, a young retiree, has the wind in her sails with her creation, design and fashion business which is gaining in notoriety and popularity. Création Puamun refers to the name of her little girl and means Dream, because for Mathilda, her business involves making one of her dreams come true!
The Abenaki Aventure tourist project began with the opening of the campsite on the Odanak Abenaki community last July 29. This brilliant idea came from Martin O’Bomsawin and his two sons who have a strong entrepreneurial spirit.
The Quebec Native Friendship Centre (Centre d’amitié autochtone de Québec - CAAQ) celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2021. Are you familiar with the assistance and integration services that the CAAQ offers to First Nations who arrive in the city for new challenges? Jacinthe Picard, Executive Assistant, offers an overview of the development of their range of new services.
[ENTREPRENEURSHIP] Marc-Antoine Ishpatao is an entrepreneur from the Innu community of Nutashkuan. ICI Mauricie Centre-du-Québec went to meet him to discuss his vision of economic development in his region.
[RECRUITMENT] Call for Indigenous youth in Montreal : You have an entrepreneurial project or you are already in operation? Are you a member of First Nations, Metis or Inuit, between the ages of 18 and 45? Do you live in the Montreal region?
[COVID-19] On August 2, 2021, the Government of Quebec announced an increase in the Recovery Assistance Program for the year 2021-2022. As a result, 26 additional businesses will be able to benefit from financial support totalling $490,000,...