Community Development

It is Waubetek's mandate to support First Nation community economic development that builds stronger economies and business opportunities. We do this through:

  • Waubetek offers quarterly business Workshops on a variety of topics to assist Aboriginal entrepreneurs and First Nation Economic Development Officers.
  • Waubetek implements regional economic strategies to assist First Nations and Aboriginal entrepreneurs in the Fisheries and Mining sectors.
  • Waubetek offers youth development initiatives to help Aboriginal youth seek business ownership as a career (conferences, workshops, summer employment).
  • Waubetek has an Aquaculture Business Technician on staff to assist applicants with their Aquaculture-related businesses anywhere in Ontario, Manitobia and Saskatchewan.
  • Waubetek hosts a First Nation Economic Devleopment Officer Tool-kit of resources, templates and leading practices for EDO's in North-East Ontario.