The 10th Annual Quebec Entrepreneurship Contest has announced that the First Nations Prize will total $10,000 this year. The contest is organized by the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Economic Development Commission and funded by the Secrétariat aux Affaires Autochtones and the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

The award will likely be split into two categories: $5,000 for entrepreneurs living within their community and $5,000 for those living outside of their communities.

Candidates must submit their business plans by March 17,2008.

For further information, visit the website of the Quebec Entrepreneurship Contest at: