- News from February, 2016
JEDI Sets Up Aboriginal Accelerator
A new accelerator for aboriginal entrepreneurs has been established in New Brunswick, and it’s already witnessing great progress from the five teams enrolled in it.
The inaugural Aboriginal Business Accelerator is operated by the Joint Economic Development Initiative, or JEDI, a not-for-profit that supports Aboriginal participation in the New Brunswick economy. It works closely with the federal and New Brunswick governments. The Four tribal councils of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Business Council govern JEDI.
NowNS: University of innovation
The province’s ten universities have long driven economic growth opportunities and promoted social development and innovation. The One Nova Scotia Coalition’s collaborative action plan has amplified the importance of that contribution.
Collaborative partnerships with the private sector, communities and governments, enable Nova Scotia’s universities to build on their role as innovation hubs as sited in the coalition’s ‘playbook for Nova Scotians.’