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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.
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Grandir Ensemble, an economic development project geared towards food self-sufficiency, came to life in Kanesatake last March. The project aims at achieving food self-sufficiency in the community and has a vision of internal and external reconciliation among community members.
In January 2020, Dolorès Bellefleur and Jean-Michel Perron, owners of the Innuberge, in the company of the Director of the Société de développement économique et touristique Mukutan, Lionel Hervieux, as well as the whole community of Unamen Shipu, inaugurated this wonderful tourist accommodation project located on the Innu Unamen Shipu territory.
Last June, approximately 20 economic development community stakeholders participated in a four-hour training opportunity on the specific topic of Economic Development Project Analysis. This training offered by the FNQLEDC was held during two distinct two-hour sessions on the Zoom platform.
[TOURISM] Now recognized as a historic site by the Government of Quebec, the Kitcisakik peninsula could come out of the shadows. The Anishinabe community wishes to make its history known and even attract tourists.
[SUPPORTED INITIATIVES] As part of a long-term partnership, the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) has announced a new investment from Destination Canada of $2 million in funding and $950,000 of in-kind support, in an effort to stabilize the Indigenous tourism sector.
[COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT] Grandir Ensemble, an economic development project geared towards food self-sufficiency, came to life in Kanesatake on March. The project aims at achieving food self-sufficiency in the community and has a vision of internal and external reconciliation among community members.