Aboriginal Community Economic Development

The CSD has conducted various research projects and outreach activities related to Aboriginal Community Economic Development. Materials, resources and links are compiled here for easy access.

Education for Aboriginal CED Practice

The NVIT/SFU Partnership

For more information about the program, call 1-800-663-1411 at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. For information about student consultancy services for Aboriginal communities, contact Dr. Stephen Ameyaw of the SFU CED Centre (778-782-5848).

Professional Education and Accreditation for Native Development Officers

The Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO) is the only national organization that focuses on education and professional development for EDOs working in Aboriginal communities or organizations.

For more information about CANDO and its EDO professional certification program, go to: