/Tag: Aboriginal

Steel River Group

Maximizing Economic Opportunities By Anna Guy Our business model aligns industry with Indigenous Nations, business and people in a progressive and professional manner, maximizing employment and opportunities for both groups,” says Trent Fequet, President and CEO of Steel River Group, one of Canada’s fastest growing management and construction operational-support services companies. Steel River Group [...]

By |2019-03-06T18:01:11+00:00March 6th, 2019|Indigenous|0 Comments

Lax Kw’alaams Business Development

Parlaying Success in Timber into Economic Engine By Anna Guy Loggers for millennia, the Lax Kw'alaams Band’s big risk on the Skeena Cellulose timber rights has paid off, spurring an economic engine that helps define the Nation today. It was 2001. The Prince Rupert, BC, region was experiencing a major downturn in the forestry [...]

By |2019-03-06T17:57:44+00:00March 6th, 2019|Indigenous|0 Comments

Wuikinuxv Nation

By Anna Guy Located 500 Kilometres Northwest of Vancouver, the Wuikinuxv Nation lies amongst the natural beauty of British Columbia’s central coast region, accessibly only by a 45-minute seaplane or a two-and-a-half-hour boat ride. A small but proud Nation, the approximately 300 members of the Wuikinuxv Nation’s ancestry traces back thousands of years on [...]

By |2019-03-06T17:51:30+00:00March 6th, 2019|Indigenous|0 Comments

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

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

Ishkonigan Fontaine Strategic Solutions

Capacity Development. Relationship Building. Reconciliation.   By Anna Guy “There is a clear recognition out of the corporate business community that the old way of doing business with Aboriginal companies is gone, and the new way means fundamental changes for full engagement and participation with the Aboriginal community.”—Phil Fontaine, Ishkonigan.  Canada’s top indigenous consulting [...]

By |2017-07-18T17:34:07+00:00May 21st, 2017|Indigenous|0 Comments

Aboriginal Human Resource Council

The business case for Indigenous inclusion By Rajitha Sivakumaran The lack of both skilled and unskilled labour is a concern across many Canadian industries, but few realize the solution can be found right at home. Canada has its own untapped labour source: our flourishing, young Indigenous communities. There is a real business case for [...]

By |2017-06-20T23:22:04+00:00November 3rd, 2016|Associations, Indigenous|0 Comments

Primco Dene Group of Companies

The Diversified Aboriginal Entrepreneurs of Cold Lake, Alberta By Rajitha Sivakumaran Click to view Brochure Although political borders may separate Alberta from Saskatchewan, the territory encompassing Primrose and Cold lakes is of great importance to the Cold Lake First Nations (CLFN) community — it is their traditional home. The area is also [...]

By |2016-11-08T14:16:30+00:00October 7th, 2016|Indigenous|0 Comments

Nunavik Rotors

Northern Quebec's Rescue Heroes By Rajitha Sivakumaran Click to view Brochure Home to the Inuit, 507,000 square kilometres of Quebec’s northern territory boasts a wide array of attractions for those wanting to experience the great outdoors. Collectively referred to as Nunavik, the vastness of this Arctic terra firma can seem a bit [...]

By |2018-04-23T15:42:06+00:00October 7th, 2016|Indigenous, Services|0 Comments

Missinippi Airways

Aerial Entrepreneurs of The North By Rajitha Sivakumaran Click to view Brochure The annual Missinippi Airways Ice Fishing Derby, a day devoted to fishing in Manitoba’s Churchill River, took place in March. A lucky contestant went home with an impressive first prize of $40,000, but the First Nations community in Pukatawagan was a [...]

By |2016-12-19T14:48:12+00:00October 7th, 2016|Indigenous, Services|0 Comments