Publications

Recent Reports

Promise & Prosperity: The 2020 Ontario Aboriginal Business Survey

In partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Affairs (IAO), the CCAB releases the findings of its latest report. This study builds on data collected in 2013 and 2015 to provide a longitudinal analysis of Indigenous business successes and challenges, while diving deeper into topics such as access and participation for Indigenous businesses within government supply chains.

CCAB and Indspire undertake a research collaboration to shed light on important findings related to Indigenous students in the workplace today and enable employers, business leaders, and post-secondary institutions to better understand how to meet the needs of new generations of Indigenous youth.

Technology disruption has the potential to support or hinder the future of Indigenous work in this country, given that 33.8% of Indigenous workers across Canada are currently concentrated in industries with a higher risk of automation.

The Indigenous Business COVID-19 Response Taskforce reveals findings of their recent Indigenous Business Survey. The results highlight the unique impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Indigenous businesses, current barriers to accessing government relive programs, and capabilities of these businesses to supply PPE to the federal government.

TRADE & EXPORT

Indigenous entrepreneurs are making headway in global markets. Read CCAB’s research on Indigenous exporting.

PROCUREMENT

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.

INDUSTRY

CCAB research looks at Indigenous capacity, success, and challenges in industry-specific reports.

AEDCs

Aboriginal Economic Development Corporations play a major role in driving Indigenous economic advancement – CCAB regularly reports on their progress and goals.

PRIVATE BUSINESS

Through national survey reports on Indigenous businesses, and partnerships with other organizations CCAB has provided regular reports on Indigenous private businesses.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

CCAB has researched relationships between economic development and community development through qualitative and quantitative measures.

SKILLS, INNOVATION, AND TECH

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.