Aboriginal Business Canada provides business services and support to Canadian status and non-status Indians, Inuit, and Metis individuals, associations, partnerships or other legal entities which are wholly or partly owned or controlled by Aboriginal people, on or off reserve.
(URL for this site: http://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100033140)
Your single window to Canadian Aboriginal on-line resources, contacts, information, and government programs and services. The portal offers ease of access and navigation to listings of Aboriginal associations, businesses, organizations, bands, communities, groups, news and peoples.
(URL for this site: http://www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/acp/site.nsf/eng/index.html)
Aboriginal Planet is the new DFAIT on-line magazine reporting on Canadian aboriginal events around the world and on important international aboriginal events in Canada.
(URL for this site: http://www.arcticinuitart.com/aboriginal_planet/feature.html)
We want you to be aware of the tax benefits and requirements that apply to you. On this page, you will find links to documents that contain information you may find important.
(URL for this site: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/brgnls/menu-eng.html)
Created by the advertising industry in 1957, ASC was founded on the belief that advertising self-regulation best serves the interests of the industry and the public. This principle has continued to guide ASC’s work and activities for close to 50 years.
(URL for this site: http://www.adstandards.com/en/)
The Agri-Food Trade Service (ATS) provides centralized access to market information, trade counseling and export support activities, which will take the exporter from initial inquiry to foreign market.
(URL for this site: http://www.ats-sea.agr.gc.ca/intro/index-eng.htm)
AKTRIN Research Institute the world's largest Market Research Institute analyzing the global furniture, furnishings, and lighting sectors. All important facts and statistical figures are at our finger-tips.
(URL for this site: http://www.furniture-info.com/001-homepage.htm)
Angel Forum - A diversity of pre-screened companies seeking equity financing of $100,000 to $1 million, deliver "live" presentations to serious private Angel and corporate investors.
(URL for this site: http://www.confmanager.com/main.cfm?cid=77)
Find tariff information for the APEC Member economies. Information includes tariff schedules, concessions, and prohibitions. Free user registration is required.
(URL for this site: http://www.apec.org/)
ArtsBC was founded in 1979 as the Assembly of BC Arts Councils. Its original purpose was to provide advocacy, leadership, and support to community and regional arts councils in the province of BC. Since then, ArtsBC has broadened its vision and mandate to support the central role of arts and arts practices in building community and the unique ways in which arts and culture contribute to a strong, healthy society.
(URL for this site: http://www.artsbc.org/)
Led by Industry Canada, this site will assist persons with disabilities and employers to find information on assistive technologies, accommodation issues, and accessible information. It does not provide information on purchasing, evaluation, or rating of technologies.
(URL for this site: http://www.at-links.gc.ca/zx10000E.asp)
Business support from government programs and business associations through business success stories. Includes business support programs and services specific to aboriginal business, women in business, and young entrepreneurs.
(URL for this site: http://sbinfocanada.about.com/od/support/Business_Support.htm)
Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) – through agreements with Aboriginal organizations, provides funding for employment programs and services that help Aboriginal people prepare for, obtain and maintain employment.
(URL for this site: http://www8.hrsdc.gc.ca/general/public/Accueil-Home-eng.asp)
Providing information, research, technology, policies and programs for security of the food system, health of the environment, and innovation for growth.
(URL for this site: http://www.agr.gc.ca/ren/cass-scdca/index_e.php?section=form&page=form)
Apeetogosan Métis Development Inc. is committed to providing profitable, sustainable financial services and support to clients who seek the means to attain economic self-sufficiency.
(URL for this site: http://www.apeetogosan.com/)
Formed in 1987, the Alberta Indian Investment Corporation (A.I.I.C) is owned by all First Nation communities in the province of Alberta. Throughout its history A.I.I.C. has provided First Nation owned business unparalleled source of loan and equity financing and has been instrumental in business development activities throughout the province, within First Nation’s economic development sector.
(URL for this site: http://www.aiicbusiness.org/)
Banks are low risk lenders, and quite often young entrepreneurs are not able to meet the qualifying criteria for traditional loans. As a result, governments and organizations in many provinces offer secured loans, or possibly even grants, to qualifying young entrepreneurs.
(URL for this site: http://www.canadaone.com/magazine/loan_programs.html)
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