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Mining companies want more Aboriginal goods and services, says report

Mining companies want more Aboriginal goods and services, says report

The study was joint effort between Engineers Without Borders Canada and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.
Indigenous design to be featured at spring symposium

Indigenous design to be featured at spring symposium

Event is an initiative of the Indigenous Task Force, which aims to foster and promote Indigenous design in rural, Métis and Northern communities.
Northwestern Ontario prospector to be honoured at PDAC

Northwestern Ontario prospector to be honoured at PDAC

Peter Moses to receive Skookum Jim Award in March
Businesses gather in Sault Ste. Marie for matchmaking event

Businesses gather in Sault Ste. Marie for matchmaking event

Aboriginal Business Match East attracts businesses interested in doing business with Aboriginal enterprise.
Recruitment firm shifts gears on simulator training

Recruitment firm shifts gears on simulator training

Origin Operator Recruitment and Training have trained approximately 150 people since setting up shop six years ago, and now supply semi-skilled on-demand labour while acting as First Nation engagement specialists.
Algoma passenger rail line gets funds for business plan

Algoma passenger rail line gets funds for business plan

Missinabie Cree First Nation has been granted $200,000 from Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada.
Aboriginal businesses recognized for excellence

Aboriginal businesses recognized for excellence

Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund presented six awards during its annual awards dinner.
Fort Severn joins the North Star Air club

Fort Severn joins the North Star Air club

Agreement will see more flights into the remote community
Greg Rickford joins Indigenous engagement firm

Greg Rickford joins Indigenous engagement firm

Former Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford has signed on as a “strategic advisor” to a northwestern Ontario First Nations consulting business. In a Sept. 15 news release, Darren Harper, co-founder of Maawandoon Inc.
Aboriginal tourism group announces slate of directors

Aboriginal tourism group announces slate of directors

Aboriginal Tourism Ontario (ATO) announced it will be rebranded as Indigenous Tourism Ontario, while simultaneously revealing its inaugural board of directors.