OTTAWA, TRADITIONAL UNCEDED ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ON, Feb. 22, 2023 /CNW/ – When making use of for funding or enterprise helps, connecting to all the packages, funding purposes, departments and businesses of the Authorities of Canada could be difficult. This may be even more durable in case you are a part of a small workforce, or haven’t but labored with any of them earlier than.
To assist make issues simpler for Indigenous companies, organizations, and communities, a brand new service is now accessible by means of Indigenous Companies Canada: the Indigenous Enterprise Navigator Service.
This new service supplies a single level of contact that connects Indigenous organizations and companies to companies and packages from totally different Authorities of Canada departments.
As a one-window method, the requestor can merely e mail [email protected] together with their info and the kind of assist wanted, and a consultant will reply and assist join the consumer with the suitable service or program.
Departments concerned on this new service embrace:
- Agriculture and Agri-Meals Canada
- Atlantic Canada Alternative Company
- Canada Financial Growth for Québec Areas
- Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
- Canadian Northern Financial Growth Company
- Employment and Social Growth Canada
- Surroundings and Local weather Change Canada
- Federal Financial Growth Company for Southern Ontario
- Federal Financial Growth Initiative for Northern Ontario
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada
- Well being Canada
- Impression Evaluation Company of Canada
- Innovation, Science and Financial Growth Canada
- Nationwide Defence
- Pure Assets Canada
- Pacific Financial Growth Canada
- Parks Canada
- Prairies Financial Growth Canada
- Public Companies and Procurement Canada
- Transport Canada
- Girls and Gender Equality Canada
In creating and testing this new service, the Indigenous Enterprise Navigator was lately utilized by a First Nations tourism enterprise in Quebec that reached out to discover a program accessible to offer funding for renovations. The Navigator efficiently related them to Canada Financial Growth for Quebec (CEDQ) Areas, and the enterprise managed to safe funding for its venture.
Connecting Indigenous companies and organizations with the proper companies and packages that match for them, whereas make numerous Authorities of Canada departments extra accessible, will assist strengthen their financial improvement choices and open extra home windows of alternative.
“A brand new Indigenous Enterprise Navigator service is now accessible, offering a one-window method to assist Indigenous companies and organizations join with greater than 20 authorities of Canada departments and businesses. By way of Indigenous Companies Canada, the requestor can merely e mail [email protected] with their info and the kind of assist wanted, and a consultant will reply and assist join the consumer with the suitable service or program.”
The Honourable Patty Hajdu
Minister of Indigenous Companies
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For additional info: For extra info, media could contact: Andrew MacKendrick, Director of Communications, Workplace of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Companies, [email protected]; Media Relations, Indigenous Companies Canada, 819-953-1160, [email protected]