Promise and Prosperity Aboriginal Business Survey

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

In partnership with Environics, Max Skudra led this project, which was a key piece of evidence-based research used to justify the government of Ontario’s $95 million Indigenous Economic Development Fund. This fund was set up to support small and medium sized Indigenous companies.


• Completed over 1000 interviews with Indigenous businesses from every sector, province and territory in Canada
• Laid out clear, data driven, assessments of Indigenous economy
• Served as the baseline data for Federal and provincial policy on the Aboriginal economy, as well as academic research and corporate strategy