NEDC Business Supports

Join us as we learn together, strengthening the entrepreneurial spirit across Vancouver Island and beyond!

Find Local Aboriginal Businesses


Check out the NEDC Business Directory to Find and Support aboriginal-owned businesses in your areas and on your travels. (currently under development)

Business Skills Workshops


Keep up to date on NEDC’s workshops and sessions to help business owners strengthen their skills and connect with follow entrepreneurs.

Aboriginal Business Awards


Help celebrate Indigenous business success in the region!  Nominate a business deserving of recognition of their hard work and service. (Nominations currently closed – watch for 2021 nominations tba)

Additional Resources

Check out these extra business resources that include workbooks, templates, links to industry specific information, and more!

Links to useful business information, resources, and data.

Business Links

Access links to resources and information about Business Planning, Accounting, Taxation, Legal, Economic Reports, Business News, Industry information and more .

Keep up to date with everything NEDC has to offer.


Call or email us to sign-up for NEDC’s newsletter. This will help you stay up to date on the opportunities NEDC offers community members. Past events have been help in Port Alberni, Campbell River, Nanaimo, Tofino, Ucluelet and across many Nuu-chah-nulth communities.

Check out our current workshops, presentations and other opportunities.


Visit our Events Page and Calendar to see which opportunities will help you grow or start your business. Our workshops regularly have great reviews. Come on out and let us know what you think!