The National Aboriginal Trust Officers Association (NATOA) and the Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE) are mobilizing institutional investors as allies with Indigenous peoples to build a vibrant Indigenous economy. Their joint initiative, the Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative, is bringing Indigenous values and...

ORIGIN is a workforce development and technology company based in Thunder Bay, Ontario that is innovating connection to self, connection to career, and connection to Indigenous culture. ORIGIN recognized the role it could play in reconciliation by giving Indigenous peoples greater access to new career...

Manitoba Aerospace is working to bridge the aerospace industry and the Indigenous economy for the benefit of both. They are a membership-based, not-for-profit organization that supports and promotes the aerospace and defence industries in Manitoba through business development, research and innovation, and human resource initiatives....

Once a Canadian Armed Forces base in the middle of Winnipeg, the former Kapyong Barracks, now named Naawi-Oodena “centre of the heart and community” to become Canada’s largest urban reserve is set to become one of Canada’s newest and boldest urban reserves. The project is...

Stó:lō Community Futures (SCF) is playing a leading role in building the rapidly expanding Indigenous economy in S'ólh Téméxw, the traditional territory of the Stó:lō Nation. As a member of the Community Futures Network of Canada, SCF delivers financing and other resources for Indigenous people...

The Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) is a national initiative led by Indigenous Services Canada to increase contracting between the federal government and businesses led or managed by Indigenous peoples. Through mandatory set asides, voluntary set asides, and capacity building across all federal departments...

The First Nations Major Projects Coalition is fostering reconciliation by creating a level playing field for First Nations when it comes to major energy, infrastructure, transportation, and natural resource projects. The Coalition provides the resources and opportunities for First Nations to take greater ownership of...

Over the past 30 years, Det’on Cho Management LP has become a pillar of the Northwest Territories economy. Located just outside of Yellowknife in Ndilo and Dettah, Det’on Cho was created to be the economic development arm of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. Today they...