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Aboriginal business leaders see paradigm shift in new economic opportunities

But access to equity and the Indian Act remain barriers to economic development.

Aboriginal peoples are ready to play a leading role in the Canadian economy, but business leaders say that access to equity remains a barrier to aboriginal entrepreneurship and the Indian Act continues to be an obstacle to economic self-sufficiency to First Nations living on reserve.

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Aboriginal business leaders see paradigm shift in new economic opportunities

But access to equity and the Indian Act remain barriers to economic development.

Aboriginal peoples are ready to play a leading role in the Canadian economy, but business leaders say that access to equity remains a barrier to aboriginal entrepreneurship and the Indian Act continues to be an obstacle to economic self-sufficiency to First Nations living on reserve.

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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