ichannel and Aboriginal History Month – First Nations Business

June 26th, 2012

 

Posted by Karyn Pugliese

In honour of Aboriginal History Month, ichannel is highlighting a series of one-hour @issue specials, hosted by Karyn Pugliese, that examine social justice issues, unique challenges and success stories from Aboriginal communities across Canada. You can watch the latest of these, “First Nations Business,” below.


First Nations Business. First Nations communities in Canada are often portrayed as places of unemployment, poverty and despair. But many have defied the odds, developing thriving economies through band-run businesses, partnership ventures and aggressive entrepreneurship. According to the Canadian Council on Aboriginal Business, First Nations are spawning entrepreneurs at five times the rate of the rest of the population. In this edition of @issue, host Karyn Pugliese finds out why Aboriginal businesses are booming.

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