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Aboriginal Organizations

Aboriginal Business Development Program. There are over 20,000 Aboriginal businesses in Canada, active in every sector of the economy. Since 1989, ABDP has worked with over 5,000 firms, providing financial and non-funded support.

National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association. National Aboriginal Capital Corporation Association is a formal organization dedicated to helping Aboriginal Capital Corporations provide new business services. 

First Nations Bank of Canada. däna Näye Ventures, YIDC and Champagne Aishihik Trust continue to maintain their respective investments in the FNBC. They are rooted in the Aboriginal Capital Corporation movement. FNBC is committed to being a leader in providing progressive financial services to their client base.

CANDO. Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers is Aboriginal controlled, community-based and membership driven. As a federally registered, non-profit society, CANDO has been instrumental in facilitating partnerships with EDO’s, academics, Aboriginal leaders and senior corporate and government representatives.

Federal Resources

Government of Canada. This primary Internet site is the access point through which Internet users worldwide can obtain information about Canada, the Government of Canada and its programs, services and citizen initiatives.

Canada Business Network promotes entrepreneurship and innovation and provides assistance through an organized network of service centres across Canada. There is a centre in each province and territory working with partners in many communities across their region, providing numerous service access points. The goal is to provide businesses with the resources needed to grow and prosper, including a wide range of information on government services, programs and regulations. This site can be filtered for the Yukon region.

Strategies for Canadian BusinessesInnovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – Strategies for Canadian Businesses. 

Entrepreneurship and Business Development (CanNor). There are over 20,000 Aboriginal businesses in Canada, active in every sector of the economy. Since 1989, EBD has worked with over 5,000 firms, providing financial and non-funded support.

Yukon Government

Yukon Government. General business services.

Tourism Industry Services. The role of Industry Services is to support the creation, diversification and improvement of tourism products. It is their goal to enhance the visitor experience by supporting industry stakeholders on the journey through business development. They respond to industry needs by facilitating development methods such as education and training seminars, networking and project collaboration, and the communication of relevant and applicable information. In recognizing the value of tourism businesses in the territory, Industry Services makes it a priority to support initiatives that aim to represent the best interests of the industry.

Statistics and Licensing

Statistics CanadaStats Canada’s Web site provides for free and for-fee economic, social and census data plus daily analysis of statistical releases.

Yukon Bureau of StatisticsThis website presents publicly available statistical reports in PDF format with related Excel files (added as time permits). Reports are listed according to the frequency of their release. Only the most current copy is presented.

BizPalAn online service that simplifies the business permit and licence process for entrepreneurs, governments, and third-party business service providers. 

Local Business Links

Canada-Yukon Business Service CentreThe Canada-Yukon Business Service Centre should be your first stop for business information. Whether you are a start-up entrepreneur or an established small business owner, you are sure to find the Canada-Yukon Business Service Centre an efficient way to access information about government programs, services and regulations.

Whitehorse Chamber of CommerceThe Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce site contains information for members, visitors to Whitehorse and for those interested in relocating or investing here.

Yukon YouthUsing this site, you will be able to search for specific youth and funding services available in the Yukon, look through the Toxic Blend Youth Newspaper, find out what our Government is doing for the youth, and discover the amazing opportunities the Yukon Entrepreneurship Centre is offering Yukon Youth.

Yukon Chamber of CommerceThe Yukon Chamber of Commerce is an association of Yukon community chambers of commerce, other interest groups, individuals and corporations, dedicated to providing the community chambers of commerce and the broader Yukon business community with a unified voice on issues affecting the welfare of the Yukon.

Tourism Yukon IndustryTourism Yukon welcomes tour operators, suppliers, businesses, travel agents and meeting professionals to the one-stop shop for travel marketing tools, guides, information and contacts to help promote business to potential visitors from around the world.