OTTAWA, TRADITIONAL UNCEDED ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ON, Feb. 22, 2023 /CNW/ – When making use of for funding or enterprise helps, connecting to the entire packages, funding functions, departments and businesses of the Authorities of Canada will be difficult. This may be even tougher in case you are a part of a small group, 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 out there via Indigenous Providers Canada: the Indigenous Enterprise Navigator Service.
This new service supplies a single level of contact that connects Indigenous organizations and companies to providers and packages from completely different Authorities of Canada departments.
As a one-window strategy, the requestor can merely electronic mail [email protected] together with their data 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 Improvement for Québec Areas
- Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
- Canadian Northern Financial Improvement Company
- Employment and Social Improvement Canada
- Surroundings and Local weather Change Canada
- Federal Financial Improvement Company for Southern Ontario
- Federal Financial Improvement Initiative for Northern Ontario
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada
- Well being Canada
- Impression Evaluation Company of Canada
- Innovation, Science and Financial Improvement Canada
- Nationwide Defence
- Pure Assets Canada
- Pacific Financial Improvement Canada
- Parks Canada
- Prairies Financial Improvement Canada
- Public Providers and Procurement Canada
- Transport Canada
- Girls and Gender Equality Canada
In creating and testing this new service, the Indigenous Enterprise Navigator was not too long ago utilized by a First Nations tourism enterprise in Quebec that reached out to discover a program out there to supply funding for renovations. The Navigator efficiently related them to Canada Financial Improvement for Quebec (CEDQ) Areas, and the enterprise managed to safe funding for its venture.
Connecting Indigenous companies and organizations with the appropriate providers and packages that match for them, whereas make numerous Authorities of Canada departments extra accessible, will assist strengthen their financial growth choices and open extra home windows of alternative.
“A brand new Indigenous Enterprise Navigator service is now out there, offering a one-window strategy to assist Indigenous companies and organizations join with greater than 20 authorities of Canada departments and businesses. Via Indigenous Providers Canada, the requestor can merely electronic mail [email protected] with their data 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 Providers
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SOURCE Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
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