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Indigenous Resources

A list of resources to support your Indigenous business journey
CRA: New tool to support Indigenous businesses

The Indigenous Business Navigator can help your business, organization or community connect with Government of Canada programs and services. Send an email to with your information, and a representative will help you find what best fits your needs.

Sage Initiative

The Sage Initiative is the 1st and only Indigenous Womxn’s impact investing collective. Our vision is to build and enable a national eco-system of Indigenous women impact investors who make investment capital available to Indigenous social purpose businesses and entrepreneurs.

Business Registration

Business registration – complete the business name and application registration at

Aboriginal financing

Aboriginal financing for BC businesses


Innovation Canada

Food Permits

Obtain permits (food service permits etc.) with your local government – Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton SLRD.

Business Entrepreneurship

Skills training, advisory and mentorship services

BC Indigenous Economic Development

Indigenous Business Directory

Increase business and procurement opportunities by registering your business.

Junior Achievement BC

Entrepreneurship training and support for Indigenous youth

Employing people

Workplace Safety and other information –

All Nations Trust Company

Indigenous Owned Financial Institution -business loans, commercial mortgages and advisory services

Canada Council for Aboriginal Business

Tools and financing

Indigenous Business and Investment Council

Resources to help start and grow your business.

Metis Nation BC Economic Development Portal


Collecting taxes specific to Indigenous businesses –


ASETS – Skills and employment training throughout BC

Indigenous Tourism BC

Resources for entrepreneurs and communities looking to start or grow their tourism business.

Indigenous Tourism BC

Resources for entrepreneurs and communities looking to start or grow their tourism business.

Free one-on-one business coaching by experienced advisors to help your business succeed. 

Accessible financing for local entrepreneurs to start, grow or purchase a small business.  

We’ve been lucky to work with and support many local businesses and entrepreneurs. 

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Your Growth, Our Priority: Nurturing businesses for a prosperous future

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