Northeast Aboriginal Business Centre

Regional Business Development Project

This project focused on developing capacity within the Northeast BC region (municipalities as well as First Nation communities) by providing education for community members who wish to start new businesses, retain and sustain existing businesses as well as encourage expansion of those existing businesses.

Dividend Funds


Partnership Funds


The workshops included:

A comprehensive 3 week entrepreneurial training throughout the region facilitated by the Northeast Aboriginal Business Centre (NEABC) Master Trainers;
Personal Development workshops;
Lunch and Learn workshop sessions on a weekly basis in different communities (curriculum and sessions were based on the training manual used by the NEABC in the comprehensive training with the addition of key guest speakers who are experts in that particular topic;
Annual networking events in Dawson Creek and Fort St John;
Business incubation where businesses were housed and fostered to test run their business and strive for long term sustainability.