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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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On September 28, 2021, the FNQLEDC launched a community of practice entirely dedicated to Quebec First Nations Community Economic Development Officers (CEDOs). The purpose of this online community of practice is to promote the sharing of information and to create opportunities for meetings.
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 FNQLEDC is organizing a virtual conference day for young Indigenous entrepreneurs on October 29, 2021, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet entrepreneurs representing First Nations communities and listen to inspiring entrepreneurs talk about their journey and the success factors of their businesses.
[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,...