Acadia First Nation is a welcoming, inclusive multigenerational Mi'kmaw Nation that is unique, self-sufficient, sustainable and successful protecting its waterways and lands, and values the traditions, people, culture and spirituality, carefully utilizing its assets and strengths for sustainability, jobs, culture and recreation.
Acadia First Nation is economically strategic, innovative and partnership focused, striving towards unity with a land base of no geographical boundaries, compelling leadership, good governance, accountability and transparency through consistent communication and equality of services for the health and well-being of the nation carried forward to future generations.
Guiding Principles are the foundation for which Acadia First Nation can continue to build its success. The principles will assist Acadia First Nation to continue to move forward and grow to achieve the vision, goals and objectives which have been set forth.
The Corporate and Economic Development Strategy is built upon the cultural and traditional roots of Acadia First Nation, respecting and honoring its sacred spaces and heritage.
The Strategic Economic Development Strategy fosters the development of responsible transparent and accountable governance principles, consistent communication initiatives across communities, and resilient policy and procedure practices.
The Corporate and Economic Development Strategy is built on the assets and strengths of Acadia First Nation and its people.
Initiatives developed from the Corporate and Economic Development Strategy will continue to draw on knowledge and guidance from the Elders.
The Corporate and Economic Development Strategy fosters development through viable partnerships in economic development and employment opportunities.
The Corporate and Economic Development Strategy promotes reinvestment into the communities through education programs, employment opportunities, housing and health care initiatives.
The Corporate and Economic Development Strategy is built upon research and best practices in First Nation and Aboriginal economic development.
The Corporate and Economic Development Strategy fosters development, promotion of our communities, skills and knowledge of community members, businesses, culture and success.
The Corporate and Economic Development Strategy is based on a sustainable approach that takes into consideration all the factors that influence the well-being of a community including economic, social, cultural and spiritual aspects in building a strong economy.
The Corporate and Economic Development Strategy is built on Acadia First Nation's value of protecting, maintaining and sustaining the socioeconomic progress and growth of its communities to ensure stability for now and the future generations.
The Strategic Economic Development Strategy will be adaptable, reflecting changing circumstances and reviewed as required by the Economic Development Department.