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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 [...]

By |2019-06-16T15:35:08+00:00June 12th, 2019|Construction, Indigenous|0 Comments

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, [...]

By |2019-06-16T15:44:36+00:00June 12th, 2019|Indigenous|0 Comments

Pacific Electrical Installations

The Power Behind Your Power By Anna Guy For over four decades, Pacific Electrical Installation (PEI) has served British Columbia with electrical infrastructure that powers the lives of its citizens. Underground feeder work, live line work, and maintenance up to 500Kv are PEI’s specialties, always fulfilled under the strictest adherence to safety and occupational [...]

By |2019-06-16T15:46:05+00:00June 12th, 2019|Construction, Indigenous|0 Comments

Tawich Development Corp.

Self-Reliance and Prosperity By Anna Guy The Cree Nation of Wemindji, located 1,300 km north of Montreal at the mouth of the Maquatua River on the east coast of James Bay, is a resilient and proud community. Wemindji is not unlike so many small Canadian communities—visitors will find two schools, a community center, a [...]

By |2019-06-10T19:04:52+00:00April 18th, 2019|Indigenous|0 Comments

Midlite Powerline Construction

Powering Western Canada for 30 Years By Anna Guy Midlite Construction does more than build powerlines. The Aboriginal-owned company powers the lives of millions of Western Canadians, enhances its clients’ projects, and creates career legacies for its employees. What Rocky Buksa, President and Founder of Midlite Powerline Construction, started in 1989 with three employees [...]

By |2019-04-18T22:58:51+00:00April 18th, 2019|Indigenous|0 Comments

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

Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach

Click to view Brochure The Innu word Naskapi is said to mean "people beyond the horizon”, describing their homeland is what is now northern Quebec and Labrador. A nomadic people for hundreds of years, the Naskapi people were subjected to major relocations for the commercial benefit of the Hudson Bay Company between 1830s and [...]

By |2018-12-10T23:46:57+00:00December 9th, 2018|Indigenous|0 Comments