Call for Indigenous business chamber of commerce in Atlantic region

Robert Bernard says an Indigenous tourism business could be at risk without proper supports.

He’s the Atlantic region coordinator with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada, and a business owner in his own right. He believes Indigenous businesses could use their own chamber of commerce to act as a lobbying tool.

“We’re still building that voice,” said Bernard.

He’s been in business for the last 20 years and has been hands-on with the resurgence of the Indigenous tourism market in Atlantic Canada. Indigenous tourism empowers Indigenous people to showcase aspects of their culture to other people for a price. Full story here.

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