About Us

MISSION STATEMENT

“Our mission is to improve the economies of the First Nation communities and North Eastern Ontario through the proactive, professional and meaningful provision of business and economic services”

Background

The Waubetek Business Development Corporation is an Aboriginal-owned and controlled organization that delivers business financing and economic development services to First Nations and Aboriginal entrepreneurs in North-Eastern Ontario. Waubetek also delivers an aquaculture initiative in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. In addition, Waubetek delivers an equity program to Aboriginal entrepreneurs and First Nations in Southern Ontario.

Goals and Objectives:

Business Development
  • To finance 40 New business start-ups per year
  • To finance 40 Existing businesses per year
  • To finance Youth businesses per year
  • To finance 10 business acquisitions per year

Business Support
  • To complete and maintain a North-East Aboriginal Business directory
  • To provide Business Support services in the regions serviced by Waubetek
  • To continue to support the Aboriginal Tourism sector
  • To support the Aboriginal Fisheries sector
  • To support the Aboriginal Mining sector

Economic Development

To promote a mindset of entrepreneurship
To assist Regional Economic initiatives


Economic Support
  • To support First Nation Economic Development Officers
  • To assist with Community Economic Development Tools