Economic Development

Strategic Partnership Initiative (SPI)

MSGC is co-managing a Strategic Partnership Initiative with Natural Resource Canada.
Partners include:

  • Metis Settlements Strategic Training Initiative
  • Settlement Investment Corporation
  • Health Canada
  • Agriculture Agri-food Canada
  • Northern Forestry Centre
  • Western Economic Diversification
  • Alberta Indigenous Relations
  • Alberta Economic Development Trade and Tourism
  • Participating Settlement Councils
  • Natural Resource Canada
  • Crown Indigenous Relations Canada
  • Indigenous Services Canada

Entrepreneur Engagement

Email ddupas@msgc.ca “LinkedIn” to engage in our community of entrepreneurs and professionals. Find a community of other business developers at different stages of their careers, along with tools for your business success. 

The most recent (draft) ruleset for our training incentives from February to April, 2021, are here.

Entrepreneur-based Community Projects

We are supporting training and capital for interested entrepreneurs at the following communities: 

  • Horticulture in Fishing Lake.
  • Guiding and Outfitting in East Prairie.
  • Industrial Hemp in East Prairie.

Entrepreneur projects may be pending at two other Settlement sites, call or email for details.

The Coordinator

Darcy Dupas – Economic Development Coordinator

Darcy Dupas, B.A. Econ.
Economic Development Coordinator
Metis Settlements General Council (MSGC)

For full transparency please see my LinkedIn Profile.