11 March 2009

Good News for Aboriginal Entrepreneurs

Don't care who should be given credit for the idea - in this case, looks to be former PM Paul Martin -, it's just good to hear of something positive developing for a change.
A new $50-million fund has been established to help aboriginal business and entrepreneurship, and some of Canada's top chief executives and business leaders have already expressed interest in getting involved, former prime minister Paul Martin said Wednesday.

Loans are being distributed through private equity firm CAPE Fund Management and the initial reaction to the idea from Canada's biggest companies has been positive, said Martin, who spearheaded the project with his son David.

This is the second time in less than as many weeks when news concerning aboriginal peoples has demonstrated movement of politicos in a positive direction. Finally.

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