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The Barayamal Digest is a monthly curated publication full of interesting and relevant links on First Nations Entrepreneurship.

New funding round aimed at Indigenous entrepreneurs

The three-month program will support First Nations businesses to break through the COVID-19 challenges to grow their businesses by providing mentoring and training by industry experts, $50,000 in grant funding, and showcasing their businesses at the national Demo Day & Awards event on 27 November 2020.

International

Ottawa commits $133M in further aid for Indigenous businesses

Ottawa will spend a further $133 million to help Indigenous businesses suffering the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said Thursday the federal government has heard from many of the 30,000 First Nations, Inuit and Metis business owners who have said the last few months have been extremely difficult.