Economic Development

Mission Statement

The mission of the Buctouche MicMac Band Economic Development program is to enhance the quality of life for the community through development of band-owned business opportunities and providing assistance to individuals interested in creating opportunities for themselves through business activities.


The Economic Development Officer promotes economic development activities within our community, while providing assistance to other First Nation departments and community members in the areas of administration, employment and training, lands and resources, business development, and resume creation.

Employment & Training

To provide meaningful employment/training opportunities to the members of the Buctouche MicMac Band through the acquisition of skills and work experience required to be able to provide for themselves or their families.

Lands & Resources

To preserve and develop a protocol for the use of traditional lands on behalf of the members of the Buctouche MicMac Band.

Business Development

To initiate and access funding for band-owned business ventures as well as providing local assistance to community members wanting to start a business.

Economic Development Officer of the Buctouche MicMac Band

Chief Ann Mary Steele
(506) 743-2520

Band Manager
Arnold Peters
(506) 743-2520

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