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A $100 billion national Indigenous economic agenda – National Observer

December 6, 2018

Type “Indigenomics” into a document, see the red squiggly line that appears indicating a spell-check error, right-click and then press “add word,” because the relatively new term is picking up speed in Canada’s lexicon.

The Indigenomics Institute, an economic advisory group launched in 2018 that works with public governments, Indigenous communities and the private sector to overcome economic barriers faced by Indigenous communities, released a national economic agenda at the Assembly of First Nations in Ottawa on Thursday .

According to a 2011 TD Economics special report, the “Aboriginal market in Canada” was expected to sit at $32 billion by 2016. The Indigenomics Institute wants to bring that number to $100 billion in the next five years. To reach their objective, members have been busy researching and unleashing their findings on the already-existing Indigenous economy and barriers Indigenous peoples face in expanding into corporate Canada.

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