Collaborating for Economic Development

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Sauder S3i, an innovative research centre based out of the Sauder School of Business, was invited to work with the Nisga’a Lisims Government to develop strategic initiatives for economic development in the Nation. To this end, Sauder S3i worked collaboratively with the Gingolx Village Government (the furthest west of the four Nisga’a Villages) to prepare an economic profile that highlights existing business conditions as well as development opportunities for investors and partners. Another project with the Village looked at the feasibility of establishing a business incubation centre within the community. Sauder S3i’s work on First Nations economic development, the low carbon economy and the social economy helps inform and support decision-making in communities throughout the province.

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