Government of Canada Invests in Bella Bella Aboriginal Youth

The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, recently announced an investment of over $99,000 from the Skills Link program. The funding from Skills Link, which is part of the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy (YES) will assist the Heiltsuk Social Development Office in Bella Bella, British Columbia to enable aboriginal youth to overcome barriers to employment.

The Trading Place: Establishing First Nations Economic Space Through Investments & Partnerships

The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) is hosting ,The Trading Place on September 24th & 25th, 2012 at Prairieland Park, Saskatoon, SK. This conference will be of interest to economic development officers plus industry and individuals wishing to conduct business with First Nations. Potential vendors seeking more information can contact: Melanie Sunchild, 306-956-1044 or email: