Business Skills Development Webinars

Sound business skills are essential for success as an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs rely on their business skills to make the best decisions for their business on a daily basis as well as develop the right strategies to achieve long term success.

TFAB Business Skills Development Webinars connect Aboriginal entrepreneurs across Canada to the valuable expertise of CCAB’s TFAB partners, providing the opportunity to learn best practices in the areas of:

  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Technology
  • Operations
  • Legal & Regulatory

Business Skills Development Webinars are free for CCAB members and open to guests who are able to book their attendance via the CCAB website.



CBS Maintenance presents: HR Start-up for Small to Medium-sized Businesses

Webex Recording
Recorded: Thursday, November 2nd, 2023

Password: rDCN3uxH
Recording link: https://ccab.webex.com/ccab/ldr.php?RCID=b62ca1f90a8a30c886a293e81279a997

CCAB and Innovations Canada – Everything Government can offer your business, all in one place

Webex Recording
Recorded: Monday, January 30th, 2023

Password: pXYA3JF7
Recording link: https://ccab.webex.com/ccab/ldr.php?RCID=5142461cd9be26881de93369dc9b927c

CCAB and Innovations Canada –  Part 2: Everything Government has to offer Indigenous-led businesses

Recorded: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023 @ 2pm EST

Recording link: https://ccab.webex.com/ccab/ldr.php?RCID=02d40dd0ba2b481aa464d16d0219b33c

Password: iZfqXpa9

Finding the right support for your Indigenous-owned business


CCAB and XERO – Bookkeeping Best Practices to Feel in Control of your Finances

Zoom Recording
Recorded: Thursday, January 26th, 2023

Recording link: Bookkeepings Best Practices_Recording_1760x900.mp4 (dropbox.com)

Additional link: https://bit.ly/Bookkeeping-best-practices-to-feel-in-control-of-your-finances

Riipen – Idea to Intern; Getting Started on Riipen

Zoom recording

Recording Link:  Webinar Recording

Passcode: V29^uJ.c

CCAB and NPower Workshop – Tools, Technologies and skills for entrepreneurs

Zoom recording
Recorded: Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

Play recording (1:24:12)

How to Master the Finances of your Business
Aired: Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Play recording (56 mins)
Recording password: MmPmMmJ9

How to use the right digitial tools to win customers for your business
Aired: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Play recording (57 mins)
Recording Password: RiPGuPU6

How to Grow Your Business in a Virtual World
Aired: Thursday, June 2, 2022
Play recording (58 mins)
Recording Password: bRyUW2dz

Stronger Together: Webinar Speakers

Monica James
Regional Manager, Client Diversity

Clara Razzouk
Vice President, Business Development
BDC Advisory Services, Quebec & Atlantic

Everisto Mupanguri, Senior Account Manager for Small Businesses, BDC

CCAB Webinar – Webex recording
Recorded: Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Play recording (1:02:10)
Recording password: Event123

CCAB Webinar – Webex recording
Recorded: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Play recording (49 mins)
Recording password: dM6nJw8g

First Nations Commercial Industrial & Development Act (FNCIDA)

CCAB – Supply Change Webinar – Webex recording
Recorded: Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Play recording (37 mins)
Recording password: ErMzfJ4S

Pam Damoff, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services

Nathan Snider, Manager of Research & Stakeholder Engagement for the Information and Communications Technology Council

Lawrence Lewis, Founder,  OneFeather

Replay Past TFAB Webinars

All previous TFAB Webinars are recorded and posted online. You can find a list of TFAB Webinar recordings here.


Aboriginal Business Networking Events

As an entrepreneur, your network is an important source of support and opportunities for your business. Each year a number of TFAB Aboriginal Business Networking Events will be held in a variety of locations across Canada to:

  • Create a space for Aboriginal entrepreneurs to connect with likeminded peers
  • Provide Aboriginal entrepreneurs with the opportunity to grow their professional networks and profile through meeting CCAB members committed to enhancing Aboriginal business
  • Provide opportunities to learn more about what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur from special guest speakers

Aboriginal Business Networking Events are free for CCAB members and open to guests who are able to book their attendance via the CCAB website.

Upcoming TFAB Events

Vancouver Networking Event November 8, 2023

Fostering Success: Best Practices in Partnering with Indigenous Businesses in the Trades Sector


Join us for an engaging and informative panel discussion as we explore the best practices for establishing and maintaining successful partnership with Indigenous businesses in the trades sector. This discussion aims to foster greater cultural understanding, collaboration, and economic empowerment for Indigenous communities. Our esteemed panel Rory Richards and Chief Ian Campbell will share their experiences, strategies, and insights on effectively engaging with Indigenous businesses in the trades. The panel discussion will conclude with an interactive Q&A session, where attendees will be able to seek insights, clarification, and practical advice from the panelists. 

Past TFAB Events

Winnipeg Networking Event November 8, 2023

Calgary Networking Event October 5, 2023

Regina Networking Event September 21, 2023

Thursday, May 25th, 2023 | 4-7pm EST

Toronto, ON
January 28, 2020

Dartmouth, NS
November 28, 2019

Montreal, QC
October 24, 2019

Vancouver, BC
September 26, 2019

Saskatoon, SK
June 20, 2019

Calgary, AB
May 8, 2019

Toronto, ON
April 16, 2019

Toronto, ON
January 28, 2019

To see all upcoming Development and Networking opportunities visit the CCAB Events page