ECONOMY

Community Goals

Enhance the economic development program

 Support the development of skills and employment readiness of members

Invest in economic development opportunities that generates own source revenue for the community

 Support entrepreneurship

Where are we now?

Mihkoskiwakak Nehiyawak value:

  • Respect
  • Good governance
  • Sustainability, transparency, and openness
  • Commitment
  • Christian spirituality
  • Ethics

Mihkoskiwakak Nehiyawak’s Economic Development program established a strategy in 2011 and created a business charter in 2013. The Economic Development Strategy provides a guide for future activities and investment decisions made by the Board of Directors of Red Earth Cree Developments Inc. As of June 2020, a new lands and resources commission was established.

The Lionel Head Memorial Store is one of Mihkoskiwakak Nehiyawak’s economic ventures established on reserve. The store provides grocery and confectionary items to members.

    Community Data

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    Income Assistance Dependency Rate, 2019-2020

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    Employment Rate, 2016

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    Unemployment Rate, 2016

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    Percentage of Employed Individuals Working Full-Time, 2016

    $38,555

    AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT INCOME, FULL-TIME, FULL-YEAR WORKERS, 2016 

    $18,649

    AVERAGE TOTAL INCOME OF THE TOTAL POPULATION AGED 15 YEARS & OVER, 2016

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    Percent of Earnings as Personal (Market) Income, 2016

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    Percent of Government Transfers as Personal Income, 2016