Economic Development

Objectives:

  • To own and operate for-profit business within Saskatchewan
  • To expand staffing to include an economic development specialist
  • To increase employment opportunities for Métis people
  • To become self-sufficient and self-sustaining within the next three to five years for CUMFI as a whole

Oct 22, 2017, was a proud day as it marked the inaugural meeting of Prairie People Metis Economic Development Corporation (PPMEDC). PPMEDC’s mandate is to create Economic Growth through new Metis business opportunities. PPMEDC is one of the Nine (9) community organizations that was chosen to participate in a new five-year pilot project, the Métis Community Capacity Strategy (MCCS) through the Clarence Campeau Development Corporation, This Pilot project is the first-ever Métis community specific business and economic development capacity building strategy. The creation of PPMEDC will allow for the expansion into business development in a meaningful and targeted manner.

For further information contact:
Kelly Pruden
306-975-1006