Workforce Development

2014 Aboriginal Mobile Application Development Graduating ClassThe Joint Economic Development Initiative provides a variety of programs and services to support Indigenous workforce development in New Brunswick. These include:


  • The Indigenous Innovation Partnership (IIP) program;
  • The Indigenous Adult Learning & Literacy (IALL) program;
  • The Provincial Indigenous Employment Coordinator (PIEC) Partnership;
  • The Indigenous Labour Market Information (ILMI) project;
  • The Indigenous Project & Apprenticeship Coordinator program;
  • The Indigenous Accelerator program;
  • The JEDI Aboriginal Development Fund (JADF);
  • The Indigenous Internship Program;
  • The JEDI/Brun-Way Bursary Bursary.


Each program and service is client-focused and responds to industry needs.