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Join host Richard Perry for conversations with Aboriginal business leaders who are leading digital transformation, technology and marketing innovation. Meet the changemakers powering towards a $100 billion Indigenous economy in Canada.

Join host Richard Perry for conversations with Aboriginal business leaders who are leading digital transformation, technology and marketing innovation. Meet the changemakers powering towards a $100 billion Indigenous economy in Canada.
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Canada

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Join host Richard Perry for conversations with Aboriginal business leaders who are leading digital transformation, technology and marketing innovation. Meet the changemakers powering towards a $100 billion Indigenous economy in Canada.

Language:

English

Contact:

9028709662


Episodes

Victoria LaBillois – Wejuseg Construction, Listuguj, PQ

6/26/2019
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Victoria LaBillois, a very determined Mi'kmaq entrepreneur, has come a long way from her first entrepreneurial venture – a t-shirt printing business. She built a construction company, invested in other ventures and is now a mentor to Indigenous women across Turtle Island. "We came from a land of abundance to a postage stamp-sized reserve, a place of poverty. I'm working my way out of it. I'm not asking permission, and I'm taking my whole family, the whole community, the whole nation." (My...

Duration:00:23:50

David Paul, Aboriginal Resource Consultants

6/13/2019
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David Paul is a consultant specializing in business and community development from Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick. He shares his insights into the necessity for Indigenous communities to assert their jurisdiction with taxation powers, business development and taking over land management from the federal government.

Duration:00:22:47

Jason Calla, First Nations Infrastructure Institute

6/3/2019
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From his upbringing in Squamish Nation in B.C. to his studies at the London School of Economics, Jason Calla talks about his journey and the critical need for infrastructure in First Nation communities (and a better way to fund it.) Recorded at the First Nations Leading the Way conference in Treaty 7 Territory, Calgary, Alberta on May 31st, 2019. Here for FNII website.

Duration:00:13:09

Harold Calla, First Nations Financial Management Board

6/3/2019
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Harold Calla remembers the day his business on Squamish Nation in British Columbia was turned down for a payday loan and what the bankers told him about needing "ministerial approval." Today, the executive chair of the First Nations Financial Management Board guides an operation that provides training and sets standards to help launch communities toward economic prosperity and financial security. Recorded at the First Nations Leading the Way conference in Treaty 7 Territory, Calgary,...

Duration:00:22:32

Ernie Daniels, First Nations Finance Authority

6/3/2019
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Ernie Daniels talks about his journey from growing up on Salt River First Nation in the NWT to his career as a CPA and now head of FNFA. With more than $620 million in capital disbursed to communities nationwide, he sees a bright future for entrepreneurs seeking opportunities in economically more powerful Indigenous communities. Recorded at the First Nations Leading the Way conference in Treaty 7 Territory, Calgary, Alberta on May 30, 2019. Here for FNFA website.

Duration:00:22:56

Trailer - Season One

6/3/2019
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Host Richard Perry welcomes you to the first season of Indigitech, a new podcast that will celebrate the voices of Aboriginal business owners across Canada. From startups to the big corporates, we'll explore the entrepreneurial ecosystem that will drive the $100 billion Indigenous economy.

Duration:00:01:45