The Woodland Cree First Nation’s Economic Development Department assists members of the reserve in developing businesses that can compete in their chosen field of work. The long term goal of the Economic Development Department is to help establish an active and healthy business community that can provide services and products both on and off the reserve.
Duties of the Woodland Cree Economic Development Department may include:
Assisting band members with elvaluating business ideas, undertaking market and sales research and financial planning
Helping individuals and businesses attain grants from both the Federal and Provincial governments that pertain to economic development initiatives
Advising committee members of viability of business proposals
Establishing and maintaining a communication link with economic development programs
Attending meetings, conferences and workshops pertaining to economic development issues and trends
Establishing and maintaining a communication link with economic development programs and initiatives within the region.
Economic Development CEO