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Economic Development

This department operates, develops and manages activities in a holistic approach that uses a sustainability model. This approach includes social, cultural, environmental and economic development aspects that assist in the growth of healthy communities.

"Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

Economic Development



Strategic Goals

To preserve and protect the Mi'kmaw culture and heritage of Acadia First Naiton
To work collaboratively and build relationships and partnerships with agencies and organizations outside Acadia First Nation for the betterment of its communities
To increase tourism opportunities for the communities of Acadia First Nation
To enhance the commercial, business and industrial development for the communities of Acadia First Nation
To increase the skills and capacities of the members of Acadia First Nation
To strengthen the governance and organization of Acadia First Nation's social and economic development initiatives
To increase Acadia First Nation land ownership
To improve the physical infrastructure of the communities of Acadia First Nation







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