Commercial Funding

Business loans and contributions to First Nations, Métis and Inuit on Vancouver Island.

Business Planning

Assisting in the financing of feasibility studies and business planning.

Supporting Entrepreneurs

Promoting entrepreneurs, enhancing business skills, and offering financial advice.


“To continue to develop and grow to be the best Aboriginal Corporation dealing with financial, banking and business development services.

NEDC will play a major role in helping Aboriginals and First Nation communities on Vancouver Island become healthy, wealthy and socio-economically independent by seizing all existing and emerging business opportunities and building on the new economy.”

Applications and Documents

Business loan and proposal applications,training and workshop documents.

NEDC’s Blog And News

Click here for recent news and articles about business and entrepreneurship.

Business Supports

Strengthen skills, expand knowledge, build connections and raise awareness.

Business Loans

Commercial loans for

  • Business start-up
  • Business expansion
  • Business acquisition

Business Equity Program

NEDC delivers the The Business Equity Program (B.E.P.) to Vancouver Island clients through a partnership between the


Click here for information about our upcoming events such as workshops and training events. ———————asdasdasdasdasdasdasd


Betty Knighton – Recipient of an NEDC Scholarship

Betty Knighton is a recent recipient of an NEDC scholarship. Betty was selected for the scholarship having just submitted for graduation for her busin…

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Affirmation of the Right Path

Justyn Vissia is a recent recipient of a scholarship from the NEDC. The go-getter won the scholarship from, “doing my best, achieving good grades in…

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From a Laptop Webcam to Video Production as a Videographer

Armed with nothing more than willingness, passion and a laptop with a webcam on it, Kayla McDonald started growing her video production skills and her…

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8:00am – 12:00pm
1:00pm – 4:30pm
Closed on Sat, Sun, Holiday

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7563 Pacific Rim Highway
Port Alberni, B.C. V9Y 8Y5

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