The 2019 survey report by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), supported by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), aims to better understand how Indigenous businesses connect to Canada’s IP system and explores the use and protection of Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions within their business models.
Phase II of the COVID-19 Indigenous Business Survey provides insight into the changing impacts to Indigenous businesses amidst the second and third waves of the pandemic and ongoing public health strategies in Canada.
For the Indigenous Business COVID-19 Response Taskforce’s original survey report and additional resources, click here.
This is a preliminary qualitative study about how Indigenous businesses navigate the current social finance ecosystem.
Increasing federal procurement from Indigenous businesses is a top priority for CCAB. This report looks at how the Government of Canada can increase its secondary procurement from Indigenous businesses throughout its supply chains.
Indigenous businesses have the capacity to support supply chains across all industries. CCAB research investigates corporate and federal Indigenous procurement practices and their impact on Indigenous business.
In response to today’s rapidly changing economy, CCAB research explores how Indigenous businesses are adapting and innovating in the new economy and what skills are needed in the future.