Indigenous and Newcomer Business

Indigenous and Newcomer Business Roundtable

Facilitated by Mayor Lisa Helps on October 8, 2019 at City Hall, this roundtable was for Indigenous-run businesses and organizations that support Indigenous entrepreneurs. It was also for newcomer-run businesses and organizations that support newcomer entrepreneurs.

Key questions for discussion included: 

  1. What is the City currently doing well to support Indigenous and newcomer businesses?
  2. What can the City do better to support Indigenous and newcomer businesses? (Please be as specific as possible)
  3. What challenges is your company/industry facing in becoming future ready?
  4. Does your company/industry have ambition to be a global influencer? If so, tell us more.
  5. How can the City assist your company/industry to be more future ready and globally fluent?
  6. What is one word you’d use to describe Victoria today? What is one word you’d like to be able to use to describe Victoria 20 years from today?
  7. What else do you want to tell us?

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