Welcome to the Kootenay Aboriginal Business Development Agency (KABDA).  KABDA is a department of the Ktunaxa Nation Council Economic Sector. 

The Kootenay Aboriginal Business Development Agency aims to increase the number of Aboriginal businesses and their profitability by:

• Acting as an advocate for Aboriginal entrepreneurs
• Promoting and developing Aboriginal entrepreneurship
• Being a conduit for information to all Aboriginal groups

KABDA provides services in the following areas:

                     One-on-one business coaching

                     Business plan development and research

                     Information about sources of capital

                     Pre and post lending advisory services

                     Business seminars and workshops

KABDA serves First Nation, Metis and Inuit people in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada.

If you are thinking about starting a business, or are an existing business owner seeking to expand, contact us.  KABDA will be happy to assist with your buinsess venture because we want to see you succeed!  

Our phone number 250 420 2762 or toll-free 1.888.480.2464 extension 3164

In the following pages you will find more information about services along with helpful links to training and education to support.

Meantime, click on our Business Directory at left to find out more about the local Aboriginal businesses and their services!  Next time you are looking to purchase a product or service, check out our Directory. 

If you are an Aboriginal business owner not listed in our Directory, contact us to be included to hear about some of the benfits to post on our website.

The Kootenay Aboriginal Business Development Agency gratefully acknowledges funding generously provided by:  Western Economic Diversification and the Province of B.C. and Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust.

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