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Exclusive Interview with Grand Chief Bosum

  Why Recognizing Indigenous Rights Is Good For Business   Grand Chief Dr. Abel Bosum, of the Grand Council of the Crees/Cree Nation Government has worked for the Cree Nation focusing on Economic Development since 1978. From 1984-1998, he was Chief of the Ouje-Bougoumou Cree Nation where, after his community’s many forced relocations, he [...]

By |2018-05-14T20:46:53+00:00May 14th, 2018|Indigenous|0 Comments

Xtended Hydraulic & Machine

Firing On All Cylinders   By Anna Guy What started off as a hydraulics and machine company has become a force for Indigenous employment in Saskatchewan, and it’s only getting started. Robert and Katherine Tebb are owners and operators of Xtended Hydraulic & Machine Inc., a full-service machine shop specializing in hydraulic cylinder repair [...]

By |2018-10-17T03:32:43+00:00May 14th, 2018|Indigenous|0 Comments

Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway

The Road To The Top Of The World By Anna Guy At noon on November 15, 2017, 132 years and 8 days after the Last Spike was driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway, the opening of the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway, adding to the “nebulous dream” of connecting Canada sea to sea…to sea. The Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk highway [...]

By |2018-03-26T17:37:39+00:00March 6th, 2018|Indigenous, Infrastructure|0 Comments

NVision Insight Group

A Canada of Empowered Indigenous Communities   By Anna Guy For one Indigenous consulting company, “reconciliation” is more than just a word; it’s a philosophy and a way of doing business. And now, it’s key to an exciting new initiative that promises to break down some of the barriers between mainstream industry and Indigenous [...]

By |2018-03-26T21:01:41+00:00March 6th, 2018|Indigenous|0 Comments

Qikiqtaaluk Corporation

Partnership, Innovation, and Investment in Canada's North   By Anna Guy As President and CEO of Qikiqtaaluk Corporation and Group of Companies (QC), Harry Flaherty estimates he spends 50 per cent of his year travelling across Canada. Flaherty’s mission is to generate economic development and employment opportunities for Inuit in the Qikiqtani region, which [...]

By |2018-01-08T00:51:08+00:00January 7th, 2018|Indigenous|0 Comments

A6N – Aecon-six Nations Joint Venture

Joint Partnership Provides Exemplary Utilities-related services   By Anna Guy In 2015, Aecon Group and the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation formed a joint venture agreement. In three short years, the partnership has evolved into an industry-leading example of corporate Canada and First Nations partnership. “A partnership of this nature, with [...]

By |2017-10-22T21:10:10+00:00October 1st, 2017|Indigenous, Infrastructure|0 Comments