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Thanks to a personal initiative, Inuktitut is being kept alive.

Indigenous peoples are enormously knowledgeable and innovative, but one of the hurdles for their founders is securing funding.

Now, a Canadian TV show launched by an Indigenous woman is putting Indigenous entrepreneurs on the map.

Any new company can apply so long as its business model prioritises sustainability, saves natural resources and will give something back to the community. Integrity and respect for others are likewise prerequisites.

One of the show’s winning startups grows salad and vegetables in vertical farms and even delivers goods by drone to remote parts of the country. Meaning locals have access to fresh food.

Black entrepreneurs in Canada, meanwhile, find support through a university programme

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