RADF Investment: $900,000
Other Investment: $300,000
Total Investment: $1.2 million
Project Period: June 2009–December 2011
The goal of this project is to develop a long-term, grassroots economic growth and partnership model for Aboriginal communities in the St. Paul region. The project’s focus is to create Aboriginal-owned and -operated businesses that are economically viable and self-sustainable, while building collaborative relationships with non-Aboriginal businesses. Northeast Alberta Information HUB Ltd., a regional economic development alliance, has partnered with seven Aboriginal communities to manage this program.
Expected Outcomes and Benefits
All projects go through a selection process to ensure they will improve the quality of life for Albertans. This project meets this objective through the following outcomes and benefits: