The Future of Indigenous Small Business in Canada

We’re proud to support incredible Indigenous entrepreneurs across Alberta and celebrate the cultures and various contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Canada.

Business Link’s Indigenous Services is excited to present our second annual Indigenous small business forum. This forum will support Indigenous entrepreneurs and small business owners by providing tools, resources, and guidance to help them start or grow their business.

Topics of discussions:

  • Indigenous entrepreneurship in Canada
  • The future of Indigenous business in Canada
  • Business Link #IndigenousMade Campaign
  • How to use technology to grow your business
  • and a keynote speech from Bobbie Racette, Virtual Gurus

This virtual event filled with giveaways, networking opportunity, and amazing presentations is FREE to attend!


10:00am – 10:15 am Welcoming Remarks, from Business Link

10:15am – 11:00am Ryerson University and the Diversity Institute – The Future of Indigenous Business

11:00am – 12:00 pm Keynote Speaker – Bobbi Racette, Virtual Gurus

12:00pm – 12:30pm Optional Networking and Lunch

12:30pm – 1:15pm Red Deer Polytechnic presents: Demystifying Technology for Indigenous Business

1:15pm – 1:30pm Break

1:30pm – 2:45pm Business Link presents: #IndigenousMade and other tools to build your small business

2:45 pm – 3:00pm Wrap-up and Door Prize Draw

About Bobbie Racette: Bobbie Racette is the Founder & CEO of Virtual Gurus and askBetty. She has been recognized as one of 50 Changemakers for 2021 by Report on Business magazine and Startup Canada’s Indigenous Entrepreneur of the Year.

Please note:

This program may be recorded.

Register for free today!

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Oct 20 2021


10:00 am - 3:00 pm


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