Interview with Chief Terrance Paul

Recipient of the Order of Canada and Lifetime Achievement Award from the CCAB First elected Chief in 1984, Chief Paul is a proud member of the Membertou First Nation in Unama’ki, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. He is a respected and proven leader who has guided Membertou to becoming one the country’s most progressive [...]


The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Awards

The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Awards The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), the national, non-partisan association that fosters economic opportunities for Indigenous peoples and businesses across Canada, has announced the recipients of the 2020 awards for Lifetime Achievement and Young Aboriginal Entrepreneur. Chief Terrance Paul of Membertou First Nation in Nova Scotia [...]


The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)

A Grand Alliance The Cree Nation will collaborate with the Québec Government to carry out an ambitious infrastructure plan in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Territory It’s been described as nothing short of historic. On February 17, Québec Premier François Legault and Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou [...]


Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR)

Interview with Chair and CEO Duane Ningaqsiq Smith By Anna Guy In Canada’s Western Arctic region, the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) encompasses 26 per cent of the landmass of the Northwest Territories, spanning the Mackenzie Delta including the communities of Aklavik and Inuvik on mainland, as well as a vast coastal area [...]


George Gordon Developments Ltd.

A First Nations Leader in Business Development By Anna Guy The day we spoke with Glen Pratt, CEO of George Gordon Development Ltd., an innovative and new hands-on learning program for CSA-accredited solar PV design and installation certification was underway at the George Gordon Business Centre. As an Indigenous-focused solar panel training [...]


Duz Cho Construction

Capability, Skill, and Know-How By Anna Guy Jacob Albertson, General Manager of Duz Cho Construction LP, is experienced enough in the construction industry to know a skilled, industrious, and efficient team when he sees one. His decades of experience working on some of the biggest projects on the West coast of Canada [...]


Horse Lake First Nation

Preparation and Prosperity Located approximately 75 km northwest of Grande Prairie, AB, over approximately 3,099 hectares of land, the Horse Lake First Nation (HLFN) is a proud, respectful, and industrious community with a healthy spirit. A small community of about 1,200 members, the Nation has made an economic impact far greater than [...]


Pro Metal Industries

Custom Manufacturing, Assembly, and Fabrication Specialist For 25 years, Pro Metal Industries has been Western Canada’s premier precision and custom manufacturing, assembly, and fabrication specialist. The Regina-based team has an established history of providing valued support to clients with a diverse set of needs specific to their industry, which include oil and [...]


Rising Edge Group

Rising to the Top By Anna Guy From the Lower Churchill project in Newfoundland to Suncor’s Fort Hills in Alberta, Rising Edge Group has contributed to some of Canada’s most notable projects. The full-EPC contractor has contributed its expertise in the construction and commissioning of substations, generation plants, HVDC Stations, HV cable systems, overland [...]


Atlin Tlingit Economic Limited Partnership

Clean Energy as a Catalyst For Economic Development and Environmental Preservation By Anna Guy Every scene could be a postcard: mountains, glacier-fed lakes, sunsets with the shade of pink that you can only find on Canada’s West coast, picturesque forests. Atlin, BC, is a special place in Northwestern BC, close to the Yukon border, [...]

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