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  • Elections Canada
    Elections Canada is the independent, non-partisan agency responsible for conducting federal elections and referendums. They are looking to connect with Indigenous communities to provide employment opportunities and learn how to better offer voter services.
  • PetroMaxx Construction
    PetroMaxx Construction is a national petroleum contractor specializing in the design and construction of gas stations as well as convenience and branded food partner stores. They are looking to partner with First Nation communities.
  • Public Services and Procurement Canada
    Within Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) was created in 2005 to advocate on behalf of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in federal procurement. This government agency is mandated to increase SME participation and understanding of the Federal Government procurement process, which is an $18 billion market.
  • Kwakiutl First Nation
    Kwakiutl Band is looking to meet and network with partners who may be interested in developing projects/partnerships in the Port Hardy area. They are looking for partners that support their intent to protect the land, water air and environment.
  • Pinchin
    Pinchin is a private Canadian company staffed with offices from St. John’s to Victoria. They offer environmental health and safety consulting across Canada and are looking to create meaningful partnerships with First Nations, and to bring sound environmental engineering, consulting and science into the communities
  • Barkley Project Group Ltd
    Barkley Project Group Ltd. is a project management consulting firm specializing in renewable energy development. Our firm provides technical and management services to assist communities and developers in navigating the complex processes of clean energy project development. We provide the experienced management capacity needed to succeed in renewable energy project development.
  • Woodward & Company LLP, ABM Partner
    Woodward & Company LLP, National ABM Partner, is a law firm working exclusively for First Nations. Known as the "rights and title" firm, they are hoping to make their experience in business law aware in the Aboriginal market. They are looking for partnerships who might be interested in negotiating impact benefit agreements, developing corporate structures, complex financing and secured transactions, all tax matters, and all aspects of on and off-reserve lands development, including governance issues.
  • SITE Resource Group Inc.
    We are an energy and resource based infrastructure construction contractor working in Western Canada, we specialize in heavy civil earthworks, piling, pipeline, mechanical construction as well as survey, clearing, mulching, grubbing, environmental reclamation and remediation. We are a privately owned business based on the fundamentals of working safely, respecting our clients and the communities we work in, with exceptional quality management.
  • Huu-ay-aht First Nation
    Huu-ay-aht First Nation is a self-governing, modern treaty Nation whose lands are located in the Barclay Sound region on the west coast of Vancouver Island. They are interested in creating partnerships with companies they can develop a sound, sustainable and diverse economy that provides jobs and revenue for the Nation while preserving the traditional principals.
  • Hazelwood
    The Hazelwood Group of companies is a privately owned, Nanaimo based organization made up of several different companies. They are looking to connect with Aboriginal communities interested in diverse heavy civil construction projects, including run-of-river hydro developments, bridge installations, road construction, water & sewer main installations, as well as a variety of industrial, commercial and residential construction developments and stone exploration.
  • Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business - ABM Partner
    The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business is a national member-based non-profit organization dedicated to the full promotion of Aboriginal people in Canada's economy. They are looking to connect with Aboriginal entrepreneurs to collaborate in ways that might help them expand and improve their businesses. They also hope to connect with mainstream companies looking to improve their Aboriginal relations strategies.
  • Clarence Campeau Development Fund - ABM Partner
    The Clarence Campeau Development Fund (CCDF) was established by The Métis Society of Saskatchewan Inc to provide financial assistance where currently there is a void for Métis clients. They would like to create awareness of programs available to Metis Entrepreneurs, including their Business Plan Program, Loan Equity Program and Community Business Development Program.
  • Vancouver Island Economic Alliance - ABM Partner
    Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA) is the only non-government organization on Vancouver Island with a focus on the entire Island economy--all sectors, all locations, public and private. They are looking to connect with Aboriginal business leaders to better understand their initiatives, their goals, their needs, and their value propositions to understand opportunities and barriers and to help identify potential partnerships and solutions.
  • McDougall Energy - ABM Partner
    McDougall Energy is one of the largest gasoline-retailing and commercial networks in Canada and an ABM National Partner. They are looking to connect with Aboriginal communities interested in creating partnerships with an Esso retailer, Pump and branded convenience store partners.
  • The Update Company, ABM Partner
    The Update Company (TUC) is a full-service digital marketing agency providing website development, lead generation and search engine optimization services that help our clients get the results they need to achieve success. We have a strong track record supporting tourism, destination marketing and economic development, particularly with Indigenous businesses and organizations.
  • Jouta Performance Group
    At the Jouta Performance Group, we provide HR Consulting that ensures your organization develops the people, policies and practices needed to improve productivity and services to members.  We specialize in outsourced Human Resources (HR) services, strategy and support. In place of an in-house HR department, or to complement your existing HR team – we help our clients build practical, appropriate and cost saving HR infrastructure. We offer both full-service and project-based solutions.
  • Kent-Macpherson
    Kent-Macpherson is recognized as one of Western Canada's leading authorities in independent real estate valuation, consulting and advisory services. They are looking to create and build deeper partnerships with First Nations communities, based on their unmatched land planning and development expertise.
  • Four Horse Developments Ltd.
    Four Horse Developments Ltd. is the business arm of Sakimay First Nations. Their current economic development activities include approximately 1000 acres of land for commercial and light industrial development. They are looking to connect with companies interested in partnerships and joint-ventures associated with those strategic properties.
  • Government of Saskatchewan - ABM Partner
    The Ministry of the Economy advances economic growth to generate wealth and opportunity in Saskatchewan. The Ministry enhances economic growth and competitiveness by attracting investment and removing barriers to growth; regulates responsible resource development by facilitating resource exploration and development within an effective regulatory framework; and supports a robust labour market by developing, attracting and retaining a skilled labour force. They are looking to maximize opportunities for First Nations and Metis businesses and communities in Saskatchewan.
  • Songhees First Nation - ABM Partner
    Songhees First Nation is a Coast Salish Community adjacent to the City of Victoria on Vancouver Island. Their current economic development activities include land leases, off reserve land holdings, industrial marine construction company, gift shop, cultural tours of the Songhees Islands and convention/meeting centre.
  • Horizon North Logistics Inc.
    Horizon North, is a leader in industrial, commercial and residential modular manufacturing. They are looking to connect with Aboriginal communities interested in turnkey solutions can provide temporary, permanent, and "open camps", as well as hotels, health centers, resort property, luxury homes, affordable housing for high-density areas and remote communities and individual residences.
  • Keystone Environmental Ltd.
    Keystone Environmental Ltd. is a leading environmental consultant with a dedication to client success, innovation, end-game focus and understanding of project objectives. They have been working with First Nations communities for over 15 years on projects that include Environmental Site Assessments (ESA), Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA), Environmental Monitoring, Risk Assessment, and capacity building within the nations. They are looking to connect with communities who have a desire to progress a project through contamination due diligence or environmental / ecological impact assessment.
  • Enerpro Systems Corp.
    Enerpro is North America’s only provider of full-service, intelligent, energy management programs for new construction and infrastructure upgrades in retrofitted buildings, since 1996. They are looking to connect with Aboriginal communities in the establishment and management of self-owned utilities.
  • Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation - ABM Partner
    Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation (SIEF) offers commercial and agriculture lending and business consulting services to First Nations businesses in Saskatchewan. They are looking to create economic development contacts with the First Nations of Saskatchewan to deliver Business and/or Entrepreneurial training and workshops.
  • Williams Lake Indian Band
    Williams Lake Indian Band is a progressive community that recognizes the need for sustainable long-term economic development. Their current economic development activities include WLIB/Lake Excavating Construction Joint Venture, Borland Creek Logging, Sugar Cane Petroleum Products (Chief Will-yum Gas Bar), Coyote Rock Golf Course and the Chief Will-Yum Campsite. They are looking to connect with investors and partners in the areas of real estate development or leasing, agriculture, mining and forestry to further the build-out of their lands along the Highway 97 corridor.
  • Malahat Nation
    Malahat Nation is a marine-based Nation with a strong tradition of Canoes. The Nation has a number of strong, successful and profitable business relationships with local business and industry. They are looking to connect with businesses, project leads and investors in working with Malahat, and building our overall network of contacts across a variety of industry sectors.
  • Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) - ABM Partner (Canada)
    ITBC offers Indigenous tourism operators in BC experience development workshops, front line staff training and co-operative marketing program. They are looking to connect with businesses interested in using Indigenous Tourism as an economic vehicle and to increase number of market/export ready operators in BC.
  • TTQ Economic Development Corporation
    TTQ Economic Development Corporation is the business arm of Douglas First Nation. Their current economic development activities include a small gas station, sawmill operation and land which is occupied by a logging camp, and a log sort tenure.
  • Naut'sa Mawt Tribal Council
    Naut'sa Mawt Tribal Council is a non-profit society that provides advisory services to its eleven member First Nation communities including: Halalt First Nation, Homalco First Nation, Klahoose First Nation, Malahat Nation, Snaw-naw-as First Nation, Snuneymuxw First Nation, Stzuminus First Nation, Tla'amin First Nation, Tsawwassen, Tseil-wau-tuth First Nation, and Tsouke Nation.  Naut'sa mawt Tribal Counci founded the Naut'sa mawt Resources Group (NRG) in 1997 after the Government of Canada announced its Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Businesses. They are pursuing opportunities to offer value-added products and services to private and public sectors across Canada.
  • Parkland Fuel Corp.
    Parkland Fuel Corporation is the largest independent fuel marketer in Canada. With over 1100 sites in Canada, we operate in Eastern Canada under the ESSO, Pioneer, Ultramar, FasGas Plus and Race Trac retail fuel brands and the On The Run convenience brand.  We have many First Nations sites that we currently supply under these brands. We can help with all aspects of opening a gas station, convenience store, and complimentary offering to help maximize an existing or new to industry development’s potential.
  • Chawathil First Nation
    Chawathil First Nation is made up of 5 reserves located in Hope, BC. They are currently looking for economic development through their forestry business, tourism opportunities for their old village site, a small parcel of land for future development and a sandpit wanting to develop business. The Nation would like to prepare for land code development by encouraging landowners to utilize land for business development or residential development and other project ideas.
  • Compass Group Canada/ESS Support Services (Canada) - ABM Partner
    ESS Support Services is the Canadian market leader in remote full-service hospitality management. ESS is Gold certified in the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business’s Progressive Aboriginal Relations Program. Our Aboriginal Joint Venture program reflects our commitment to developing true partnerships with local communities in the regions where we do business. In addition to sharing in the profits flowing from local operations, local communities benefit from our preferred Aboriginal hiring and supplier policies.  
  • Kwantlen First Nation - ABM Partner
    Kwantlen First Nation, ABM Host,  is a progressive community that has seen rapid growth in the areas of cultural resurgence and economic development including the opening of a new Cultural Center, a renewed focus on learning Halkomelem, and the annual First Salmon Ceremony. Kwantlen is in the process of transitioning into the First Nations Land Management Act, which will give Kwantlen the ability to opt out of 34 lands-related sections of the Indian Act and write their own laws pertaining to the management of their reserve lands. They are looking to connect with companies and communities interested in new partnership opportunities.
  • Pictographic Creative
    Pictographic Creative is a new Aboriginal-owned digital outdoor media company serving the Lower Mainland that specializes in helping First Nations organizations and businesses with their branding and identity needs. They are looking to expand their client base, focusing on opportunities to provide their services to other First Nations organizations in need of marketing services, including logo and web design.
  • Township of Langley
    The Township of Langley,  considered to be the epicenter of BC's Lower Mainland, wants to leverage partnerships to attract new opportunities.
  • TD Commercial Banking
    Providing financial solutions to business, communities and economic development corporations.
  • Eclipse Business Consulting Inc, ABM Partner
    Eclipse HR Solutions We are a People Potential Company. We find our business partners partners elite talent. We help that talent unleash their potential. We have access to dedicated and motivated people who need a good fit with an amazing organization. Our mission is to match brilliant people with amazing organizations and help that talent release their potential. Recruitment - Eclipse HR can link your company to the wealth of skilled and talented workers who want to be more engaged in the Canadian workforce. If you need talent Eclipse has the talent. We can find people for entry level positions through Management positions. Training - With Eclipse Training, companies get brilliant and inspired training that changes behavior and drives new organizational results. You will feel the energy of our company on our first phone call, and you’ll be inspired and excited by the prospects of your ROI in training by the end of our first meeting. With 150 Training Programs our recruitment and training programs that meet the needs of the Aboriginal market.  
  • Vancouver Island Powerline Ltd
    VIP opened its doors s in 1993 in Victoria and has since expanded to coverage across Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast and the Gulf Islands.  With over 20 years’ experience in live line distribution, pole line construction and repair, we provide service to BC Hydro and other clients, including the Dzawada’enuxw FN, Butchart Gardens, Department of National Defense and Telus.
  • Yorkton Tribal Council - ABM Partner
    Yorkton Tribal Council (YTC) is located in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. Their business center is mainly Yorkton and surrounding areas. YTC has 6-member nations that they actively serve and support. As a Tribal Council, YTC gets involved in economic and social projects. They would like to meet with potential investors and partners and increase their network.
  • La Loche Economic Development
    The La Loche Economic Development Corporation (LLEDC) is the economic development arm for the Northern Village of La Loche . We are actively seeking business opportunities that encourage healthy, prosperous development within our community. We strive to showcase our cultural identity, build capacity, and create opportunities for our residents to reach their potential. The Northern Village of La Loche is located approximately 347 km north of Meadow Lake and has over 2,611 residents. The village has a large available workforce that is in close proximity to an abundance of resources, such as forests, minerals, metals, oil, and gas. LLEDC and the community have also identified a need for a variety of services including: health services, transitional housing, taxi services, and satellite banking services. We look forward to meeting all prospective partners and discussing potential ventures that will boost economic development for our community and residents.
  • Kahkewistahaw First Nation
    Kahkewistahaw is located 15km North of Broadview, Saskatchewan along the #201 Highway and next to the Qu'Appelle Valley. We have a population of approximately 2,070 total members with approximately 650 members living on-reserve.  
  • TLC Solutions
    TLC Solutions is a leading IT & Communications service provider that builds state-of-the-art Technologies such as Fiber Optics Networks and Hyper-V Servers for communities and businesses, currently working with 23 Indigenous communities across Western Canada.  TLC Solutions would like to build partnerships to build local capacity and help bring fiber optic networks to every Indigenous community.
  • Gwaii Engineering
    Gwaii Engineering is a Civil and Environmental Engineering and Development Services Consultant that is majority owned and operated by Aboriginal People. We are a client focused firm and strive for solutions that fit our clients' needs. We understand that our services ultimately serve community and building strong relationships will help us understand the variables that go into creating the best results.
  • LandSea
    To most people ‘accommodation’ means a place to live. We do that. We build and operate floating and land based workforce housing in remote areas. At LandSea, we go way beyond basic provision of food and shelter, so that on-site workers remain healthy, at their most productive and feel human. The result is practical, value-based comfort, livability and food people are excited to eat - combined, they elevate all standards of health, safety, and expectation. LandSea - Creating good places for people to live. Anywhere.
  • Western Solar Equipment Ltd. (Canada)
    Marketing & installing utility grade solar projects in Western Canada. Currently have six projects under construction in Saskatchewan. We provide training & employment for aboriginal as well as non-aboriginal. We also have a Wind Turbine dealership. Small turbines from 50 kW t 250kW. We will be moving into the Manitoba market early in 2018. All our projects are EPC. Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Commissioning. We offer training in equipment operation as well as classroom training for solar installers.
  • PINTER & Associates Ltd.
    PINTER & Associates Ltd. is a full service environmental, municipal/infrastructure, geotechnical, waste management engineering and safety consultant with offices in Saskatoon, Regina and Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Our staff of professionals have a vast array of experience in the many facets of these disciplines and we specialize in providing assessment, investigation, design, consulting, and project management services in these fields. PINTER's team of engineering professionals is led by Lawrence Pinter, P.Eng. Mr. Pinter has over thirty years of experience in the field of geoenvironmental engineering consulting. He has been working and consulting in the geoenvironmental sector since 1987. Our clients include private corporations, individuals, government agencies, First Nations Communities, Business Development Corporations, Tribal Councils ,and Indigenous Owned Enterprises. We have over 19 years of experience working with First Nations and in northern communities on environmental, safety, water, and wastewater projects. Our current breadth of services is focused in Western Canada.
  • Stswecem'c Xgat'tem First Nation
    Stswecem'c Xgat'tem First Nation (Canoe Creek)  is located within 1.5 hours of Williams Lake, 100 mile House and Clinton B.C. They are currently involved in or in process of developing businesses in alternative energy, agriculture, tourism, mining partnerships and forestry. They are open to partnerships that would support the development of their workforce.
  • Built Contracting Ltd
    Built Contracting was established in 2013 in Nanoose Bay, B.C. We are a General Contracting company that works on many different projects including commercial, institutional, industrial and residential. We are a privately owned partnership with nineteen staff members working on various developments province wide. We have six Red Seal carpenters and two carpentry apprentices, two of our Red Seal carpenters and indenturing into the Gold Seal program. We have built several projects for First Nation all over Vancouver Island, from Health centres to daycares to band offices to housing. In our Nanoose Bay office we have six staff members including the two partnered principals. Our two principals have a combined knowledge of over fifty years within the construction industry. As a father/son partnership they form a leadership with shared common core values about operating our business. As working principals, they are involved in all aspects of a project from initial concepts to planning and final design continuing through to the end of construction. Within B.C. we have provided quality general contracting services to our diversified clients in the commercial, educational, healthcare, civic/government, residential, senior/social housing markets. All these projects were developed with sustainability in mind.
  • Total Support Solutions
    Total Support Solutions provides remote and onsite IT training and support for businesses, not for profits, governmental and aboriginal stakeholders throughout B.C. Their goal is to partner with First Nation governments and economic development corporations to provide training and employment for members in Information Technology.
  • Land Forest People Consulting Ltd.
    Land Forest People Consulting Ltd. operates in the field of resource stewardship as defined by the gifts possessed by each client community, including land, forests, and other natural resources.Emphasizing relationships, together we develop tools such as land use plans and environmental management plans with which communities foster social, cultural, economic, and environmental sustainability. Land Forest People's goal for the ABM is to meet communities, clients, and cooperators who also believe that successful business development is only one of the required components of a sustainable community. Economic success is ensured through integrated planning for land, health, culture, and the environment.
  • Indigenous Insight
    I am a member of the Tla'amin Nation; served as my community's Chief Councillor (2002-2004); and served on Council for eight years. In my tenure as Chief Councillor, I became a primary architect in a historic document called the Community Accord and signed by City of Powell River and then Sliammon First Nation. This document was re-affirmed in June 2018. This intergovernmental work was recognized on a regional, provincial and national level. Other advisory services areas include: - Indigenous relations and cultural awareness training (hard-copy, and online formats available); - Leadership development - Economic and small business development
  • Navajo Division of Economic Development
    The Navajo Nation is interested in exploring inter-tribal and cross-border trade, partnerships and business opportunities including export of goods and services into Canada.
  • Kitasoo First Nation
    Our vision for our land and resources is based on the best definition of the term “sustainable”. To us this means that the wealth of forests, fish, wildlife and the complexity of all life will be here forever. It also means that we will be here forever. To remain here as Kitasoo and Xai’xais people, we need to protect and enhance our culture and protect our heritage. We also need to live in the modern world. We need jobs to sustain our families. We need revenue and economic development to sustain our community.
  • Design de Plume (Canada)
    We’re an Indigenously owned, Sudbury-based, independent graphic design firm run by passionate, forward thinking designers. When we’re not working on projects and handling requests, you can usually find us out and about at local events and supporting community initiatives. We’re members of the Registered Graphic Designers, the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, and the Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and we look forward to promoting economic development across Canada.
  • Fraser Valley Office Systems
    Fraser Valley Office Systems is the newest addition to the Tle Nax T'awei Group of companies and one of 3 Ricoh Office Equipment and Solutions Dealers. The other Ricoh dealerships represent the Interior of BC and are located in Kamloops and Kelowna. We bring nearly 40 years of experience in the office equipment industry providing service and support to customers from the Alberta border throughout the Interior of BC and the Lower Mainland.
  • Aplin & Martin Consultants Ltd.
    For 50 years, Aplin & Martin Consultants has successfully provided engineering design, construction and project management services for numerous land development and civil infrastructural renewal projects in the BC and across Canada. Aplin Martin has successfully performed these multifaceted services for first nations, federal departments, provincial ministries, local municipalities and private agencies.
  • NATS Nursery Ltd.
    Our company mission is to help restore natural habitats for future generations to enjoy. We specialize in growing native plants for habitat construction, restoration and reclamation projects. We are experts in our field with over 25 years growing experience and a modern propagation facility.
  • Metro Drilling
    We are a full service drilling company with a broad array of modern drilling equipment and expertise to meet any need, dedicated to excellence and customer satisfaction. Metro Drilling provides its clients with high quality professional service, timely scheduling and economical solutions in return for fair and reasonable fees. Our goal is to provide consistent, cost effective drilling for each individual project. We understand your needs, and place an emphasis in providing the right people and right equipment to get your job on-time and on-budget.
  • Almita Piling (Canada)
    Almita's leadership team is dedicated to maintaining our position as North America's leading helical pile provider by continuing to advance helical pile technology and providing our clients with superior service from project conception to completion.
  • Growcer Modular Food Solutions
    The Growcer manufactures modular plug-and-play hydroponic systems to enable food production in remote communities and operations. We specialize in building systems for Arctic and highly remote regions where food costs are significant and traditional food sources are unfeasible, though our systems are also financially & operationally viable in urban settings where food costs vary drastically with seasonality.
  • Mighty Oaks feat. Cedar Box (ABM Partner)
    Mighty Oaks offers a variety of software solutions address e-commerce, logistics, scheduling, facility operations and regulatory compliance.
  • Hakai Energy Solutions Inc
    Renewable energy integration consultation, design and installation in grid connected and remote locations.  Hakai Energy Solutions helps individuals, businesses and communities reduce their reliance on diesel or grid operators through advanced integration technologies and techniques.
  • Finning (Canada)
    Finning is the world's largest Caterpillar dealer delivering unrivalled service for 85 years. We sell, rent and provide parts and service for equipment and engines to customers in various industries, including mining, construction, petroleum, forestry and a wide range of power systems applications.
  • JD Mollard and Associates (2010) Limited
    J.D. Mollard and Associates (2010) Limited (JDMA) is a private engineering, geoscience and environmental consulting company based in Regina, Saskatchewan. JDMA personnel have carried out over 5,000 consulting assignments for government, academia, private industry and Indigenous communities and organizations, including working directly with specific First Nations and tribal councils, indirectly as sub-consultants, and interacting with communities and individuals during stakeholder engagement assignments.
  • Biomed Recovery & Disposal Ltd.
    Biomed Recovery & Disposal Ltd. is the largest Saskatchewan-based waste management company in Canada. Established in 1992, Biomed transports and processes over 90% of the waste in the Province of Saskatchewan. Over the past 26 years Biomed Recovery & Disposal Ltd. has conducted ongoing research and development to develop safe, effective and cost-effective methods of biohazardous waste management. Biomed’s unique waste management techniques successfully meet stringent criteria from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment to ensure that our waste disposal methods protect the safety of our employees and the general public at all times
  • The Network Hub
    Looking for clients, partners, suppliers to build coworking|coliving hubs in desirable destinations!
  • Ralmax Marine
    Looking for customers wanting/needing a logistics solution!
  • Gaia Water Ltd.
    Gaia Water Ltd. Invented a mixing valve that creates Ultra Fine Bubble Technology . We can produce over 100 million bubbles in just 1 ML of Water! Our bubbles are so small they stay suspended in the water for days and weeks without dissipating. This is helpful in many industries such as Aquaculture (currently selling to Cermaq and Cooke) Agriculture selling to green houses and many MMJ licensed facilities.
  • Spark Strategic Group
    We are a Victoria-based marketing and community engagement consultancy. We connect your business or project with community and business leaders through public engagement, public relations and personal relationships. And, we take the intimidation and the mystery out of marketing, helping clients create effective strategies to drive revenue. Ours is a friendly and relaxed approach.
  • VisionQuest Advisors Inc
    VisionQuest Advisors is a consulting group based in British Columbia that specializes in project management, developing business plans, financing strategies, marketing plans and funding proposals for Canada's First Nations. Our extensive experience working with our clients in often challenging and remote locations provides us with unique perspective and capabilities.
  • Apex Group, Navi Mumbai, India
    Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Apex Group helps start-up and turnaround supply chain related businesses. Apex is considering establishing a base on Vancouver Island.  
  • Maxim Truck & Trailer
    Maxim Truck & Trailer is headquartered in Winnipeg, MB with a presence across Canada, from BC to Quebec. We offer heavy duty truck and trailer sales, service, parts, rentals, and leasing to a wide variety of industries.
  • Spill-Chek Environmental (Canada)
    Spill-Chek Environmental is an Aboriginal Company Serving Western Canada, the Territories and Alaska, with over 30 years of experience distributing a full range of spill response and secondary containment products and services. We work together with Companies and Governments to minimize the Environmental impact of their operations by providing a variety of secondary containment and Spill Response options.b
  • Port Alberni Port Authority
    Canadian Port Authority that provides marine shipping facilities and services as well as operates 3 recreational marinas, a commercial fishing marina and a campground. We have over 200 upland and waterlot leases with additional property and facilities available for leasing by businesses that may operate in such diverse sectors as tourism and hospitality, retail, commercial sales, seafood processing, manufacturing, shipping, etc.
  • Mowi
    Mowi Canada West is the Leading Salmon Aquaculture Company in British Columbia. Mowi globally produces one-fifth of the world’s farm-raised salmon at facilities in Norway, Scotland, Canada, Chile, Ireland and the Faroe Islands. Globally, we employ over 12 000 people. In Canada, we operate salmon farms on the coast of beautiful British Columbia and Vancouver Island, where 600 people produce 45,000 tonnes of sustainable farm-raised Atlantic salmon each year. Our salmon are four-star certified to the Global Aquaculture Alliance Best Aquaculture Practices and we are the first company in North America to have a farm certified to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council salmon standard.
  • Cascadia Projects
    We are a new renewable energy business producing and selling a biomass energy product. We intend to source secondary forest biomass in British Columbia, process it into an energy product and sell the product into a variety of markets including overseas.
  • Scotiabank
    Reach your financial goals with a range of products and services designed for your unique needs.
  • Tla'amin Management Services
    The Nation owns over 8,322 hectares of fee simple land from Powell River to Lund and along Okeover and Theodosia Inlets. Key parcels include land within the City of Powell River, land adjacent to the city in the Regional District. Tla'amin has full self governing over its lands and dispute resolutions in place and a full set of laws, regulations and policies that govern its activities.
  • Nanaimo Airport Commission
    The Nanaimo Airport Commission was established to ensure excellent leadership and accountability at all levels in the smooth running of Nanaimo Airport. Mission: To provide a safe, efficient and financially viable airport, offering excellent services and value to all users while fostering economic development.
  • Red Toque Creative
    Red Toque Creative is a full-service digital marketing agency that connects businesses and organizations with new clientele, development opportunities and prospective team members through online community building and brand management.
  • miEnergy
    MiEnergy is a trusted renewable energy company in western Canada with over 1600 systems installed. We supply residential, agricultural, commercial and industrial clients with leading edge Solar and Geothermal systems. MiEnergy provides turnkey sales, installation and service for all of its products.
  • Armour Safety Consulting and Training
    Armour Safety Inc. provides comprehensive Occupational Safety and Health services to Saskatchewan industry. Armour’s flagship service is industrial health and safety training. The company is well known for its high quality training courses.
  • DGW Law Corporation
    Consistently recognized as leading lawyers in Aboriginal Law, we provide a wide range of business, economic devt, negotiation and litigation services to Indigenous clients across the continent. DGW is led by three Directors, one Senior Counsel, four associates and a full legal support team. The firm leads the Canadian Lawyers Readers Survey of Top 5 Aboriginal Law Boutiques.
  • Inland Group
    Inland is the dynamic leader in a competitive heavy-duty truck and equipment marketplace. For 70 years, our customers have relied on us for all their product and service needs. With more than 30 dealerships around North America, Inland is one of the oldest and largest Kenworth dealers in the world and we are the premier provider of heavy equipment in Western Canada.
  • Homalco First Nation
    The Homalco First Nation is a First Nations government located in Bute Inlet near the upper Sunshine Coast of BC, Canada. The Nation hopes to provide integrated resource management for our core area of Bute Inlet by managing the land within our traditional territory in a respectful way that provides for sustainable growth of all resources.
  • Secure Vision
    SECURE VISION is a complete mobile at home optical dispensing service for discerning clients on Vancouver Island conducted in the tranquility of your own home by a licensed and experienced optician-me! I adhere to strict regulations and am a member of The Opticians Association of Canada, The College of Opticians BC and The Optical Buying Group of Canada.
  • Cree8iv Collaboration Inc.
    We creatively collaborate with individuals and organizations to bring programs and services to remote Indigenous communities in Canada. Our first program is the DEVA Online Training Pilot, which was launched successfully in June 2019. The course practicum will be completed before Christmas 2019 and our Indigenous students or DEVAs (Digital Executive Virtual Assistants) will be offered employment by Virtual eAdmin, a digital training and temporary staffing agency under the Cree8iv umbrella, focused on servicing Indigenous organizations and communities remotely. Our 20-week online course on digital literacy and administrative support teaches the latest digital tools and administrative skills to get a student working in 20 weeks. This course will help eliminate barriers to employment by providing alternative employment options.
  • Ucluelet First Nation
    We are a self-governing, modern treaty Nation located on the Pacific Rim of Vancouver Island. We have fee simple ownership of our treaty settlement lands and also own the rights to subsurface resources. Our economic development corporation, YFN Holdings LP, holds a portfolio of showcase businesses, including an oceanfront resort, two gift shops, a surf shop and cafe, and a 35 room motel in Ucluelet. Exciting and lucrative opportunities abound in tourism, residential development, forestry and fisheries in a world class location.
  • Pedego Electric Bikes
    Pedego electric bikes combine the comfort & leisure of the automatic vehicle and the freedom & excitement of a classical bicycle into an intelligently designed, undeniably stylish, and an exceptionally crafted piece of machinery. Zipping around on an electric bike from Pedego is sure to become your new favourite way to get around town, simply because it’s a relaxed method of exercise together with a casual form of fun.
  • Ganado Chapter
  • Chinle Chapter
  • Rock Springs Chapter
  • Dilkon Chapter
  • Bodaway-Gap Chapter
    The Bodaway-Gap Chapter is located in northern Arizona and is part of the western boundary of the Navajo Nation. Prominent land features include Echo Cliffs, Shinumo Altar, Limestone Ridge, Bodaway Mesa, and Tooth Rock.
  • MLT Aikins LLP's
    MLT Aikins LLP's Aboriginal practice area provide a high level of focused expertise and work collaboratively with the firm’s other practice areas to bring our Indigenous clients the benefits of a full-service business law firm with a significant understanding of the unique issues facing Indigenous communities. We represent a significant number of Indigenous clients located across Western Canada and North of 60. We also provide business and legal advice on dozens of major developments in Western Canada, including projects in the mining, oil and gas, pulp and paper, agribusiness and other resource-based industries ranging in size from millions to hundreds of millions of dollars. We have a wealth of experience in designing creative partnerships and joint ventures among businesses, merchant bankers, venture capitalists, financial institutions, co-operatives, Indigenous peoples and governments. We want to continue grow our practice and provide our legal services to Indigenous communities with their economic development initiatives in all industries that they are a part of.
  • Canaimo Cold Storage Company Ltd.
    Canaimo Cold Storage Company Ltd. is a leading Canadian provider of cold-chain logistics services and supply chain solutions, offering temperature-controlled warehousing, refrigerated transport and distribution services to a broad range of businesses. Canaimo Cold Storage Company Ltd. has the flexibility to tailor solutions to the needs of individual clients.
  • Chilchinbeto Chapter
    Chilchinbeto Chapter is located 24 miles southeast of Kayenta on Navajo Route 59. This road was finally paved during the late 1970's and early 1980's and provides the shortest route between Kayenta and Many Farms/Chinle. The Northeastern edge of Black Mesa serves as a backdrop to the community. Chilchinbeto Chapter is the home of the world's two largest hand-woven Navajo Rugs. In english Chilchinbeto translates to Sumac Spring. In Navajo Chilchinbeto is called Tsiiłchin Biiʼ Tó.
  • Tse'Daa'Kaan Chapter
    The Tse Daa K'aan Chapter is named after a stunning sandstone rock formation called the "Hogback". The Navajo name is Tse' daa k'aan meaning "rock ground(ed) into the water" in reference to the gap created by the San Juan River Dissecting the Hogback. Tse Daa K'aan area is an agricultural community which area farmers grow corn that is used in common traditional foods such as the kneel down bread, steamed corn and a variety of Indian melons.
  • Leupp Chapter
    Mission statement: “To provide quality services and opportunities by strengthening local stewardship and building positive partnerships for future generations."
  • Secluded Wellness Centre
    We Specialize in Massage, Holistic Health & Workshops. Our Health Readings get to the root cause of symptoms and provide simple lifestyle suggestions. Our Award Winning Massage helps relieve new or chronic injuries or pain.
  • Tooh Haltsooi Council of Naataanii
    The mission of Tooh Haltsooi Council of Naat’aanii is to provide a local guide for community growth and development so the families and business establishments can live in harmony with the natural, cultural, and social characteristics of the surroundings in an economically progressive and environmentally sensitive environment.
  • Yunesitin Government
    Yunesit'in is located 100 km's west of Williams Lake B.C. We are a small community with poor access to many services and supports. As a result, the community is seeking to establish more independence through the development of a greenhouse, gas bar (pending), small sawmill operation and logging. We have recently rented a wood working operation and are hoping to market the products made at this site...hardwood flooring, laminate beams, siding, moulding, doors, trim material, etc.
  • Shonto Community Governance
    Mission statement: To improve the management, services and decision making of the Local Chapter Government to enhance and improve the quality of life for the community people; and create an environment conductive to efficient, effective, accountable and responsible form or government including the development of socio-economic growth, health, education, safety and land use.
  • CYEA International Holding Co
    Create a shared platform for Chinese youth entrepreneurs, develop social resources, build interpersonal networks, share policy information, and explore business opportunities. Provide services to member companies, make suggestions, and promote exchanges and communication between enterprises.
  • WestCoast Industrial Valves and Pumps
    WestCoast Industrial Valves and Pumps (A division of ValveVue Distributors) is a Canadian distributor of High Quality Industrial Valves and Pumps and other high quality precision products for the automation of equipment and the control of air, liquids and gases in a wide array of commercial and industrial applications. We are Authorized Distributors for Asco Numatics,  for Western Canada, and NSV Valve in Canada. Our partnerships are national and global with an agreement and understanding to achieve our goals and strategies together,bringing leading edge products, at competitive pricing with good old fashion customer service.
  • Slegg Building Materials
    Slegg has been on the job site or helping out around the house since 1947. For 71 years, Slegg has worked to become your first stop for all your building needs. Whether you are a contractor working on a large-scale project, or a DIY weekend warrior, we’ve got you covered. With multiple locations across Vancouver Island, we are proud of our roots and we know the hard work and dedication that goes into every one of our customers’ projects.
  • Corvidae Environmental Consulting Inc.
    Since 2003 Corvidae Environmental Consulting Inc has built a solid foundation of client partnerships across Western Canada and the North. Our established method: we work with you, our client, to deliver environmental solutions using clear communication, timeliness and competitive rates. We maintain our great reputation because every project we complete is to our clients’ satisfaction and we guarantee it. Our clients include both large and small companies and municipalities. We have the expertise and the people to handle projects of all all shapes and sizes.
  • Camosun College
    The Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections (IECC) is for Indigenous Education & Community Connections offers support services and Indigenous programs for Indigenous students and provides links between Camosun College, students, local Indigenous organizations and First Nations communities.
  • KFN Enterprises LP
    KFN Enterprises LP (KFNE) is owned 100% by the Kwikwetlem First Nation and provides a host of services and expertise including: project management, land development, planning, promotion and marketing of its businesses and partnerships.
  • Steamboat Commission Government
    The Navajo community named Steamboat “Hóyee,” which roughly translates to “State of Fright.” The meaning has been said to be attributed to a V shaped canyon, which converges with an overhanging cliff. At the convergence is a natural spring. Historically, the spring was a watering hole for passers-by. Local people feared being ambushed by enemies or mountain lions if they got water there. The name Steamboat refers to a large rock formation that resembles a steamship.
  • South Island Prosperity Project (SIPP)
    Our mission is to facilitate and promote the development of a strong, diversified economy on South Vancouver Island, creating a more collaborative region and a vibrant place to work.
  • VIU Initiatives Trust
    VIU Initiatives Trust is an arms-length organization from VIU. The Trust operates as a profitable business enterprise that will evaluate and undertake various income-earning business opportunities, ultimately benefiting VIU and the VIU Foundation, the sole beneficiaries of the Trust. Future initiatives that are possible but not yet developed include on-campus student and market housing, commercial/retail spaces, food services, First Nation economic partnerships and social innovation enterprises.
  • Sawmill Chapter
  • Nahata Dziil Chapter
    The Mission of the Nahata Dziil Commission Governance is to create a safe and healthy community environment primarily for its members and other citizens in the surrounding community.
  • Navajo Times Publishing Company, Inc.
    Office and building located in Arizona; company offers Navajo Times sales and services throughout the whole world through mail, online and in person. Primary circulation is in the Four Corners area, the U.S. and then other foreign countries.
  • San Juan Chapter
    Mission Statement: Serve the community and improve the quality of life using human resources and available natural resources.
  • Round Rock Chapter
    Round Rock Community is known for by two names: Tsenikani (Flat Plated Rocks) and Bis Doolizh Deezahi (Blue Pointed Mesa). Round Rock Chapter is located in the north central part of the Navajo Nation within Apache County, Arizona.  A majority of Round Rock's population maintain the rural setting of the chapter area.
  • Consulate of Canada in San Diego
    The Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) provides Canadian business with practical advice on foreign markets to help companies sell, export and grow through more than 160 offices in Canada and around the world - including the Consulate in San Diego.
  • PLATOSask Testing
    PLATOSask Testing operates from the Nekaneet First Nation urban reserve on the First Nations University of Canada in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. The company is majority Indigenous-owned by eleven First Nations through their economic development company, File Hills Qu'Appelle Developments Ltd (FHQ Developments Ltd).
  • U.S. Department of Commerce - Foreign Commercial Service
  • James Smith First Nation - Canada
    This first nation received its name from the original chief; who signed Treaty No. 6 in 1876 At Fort Carlton The population at the time were 134 members or 32 families. The James Smith Cree Nation is located 58 kilometers east of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, and is 15,099 hectares in size. This first nation has a present population of 3,412, with the on-reserve population estimated to be at 1,892 members. The original language spoken is Cree.
  • MudHead Soap & SkinCare Co.
    We strongly believe in giving back to our indigenous communities. Our motto: “It doesn’t matter how much money you make, It’s what you DO with the money that counts. We work and partner with different organizations throughout Arizona
  • Best Buy Homes
    Best Buy Housing offers a solution for affordable housing to suit the community needs. Housing for the Elderly, single and families. Best Buy's goals are to supply housing that people can be proud, a home that creates a healthy viable life. A home that is creates a safe place for women, children and men.
  • Red Valley Chapter
    Located 30 minutes west of Shiprock, N.M., Red Valley Chapter is committed to ensure quality service for community members by creating a development of projects, maintain stability, trustworthiness and accountability.
  • Jeddito Chapter
    The Navajo name of Jadi to (Antelope Water) was derived from nearby watering points, which were frequently used by antelopes.  The portion referred to as Jeddito "island" is totally surrounded by the Hopi Partitioned Land.  Another segment of the chapter land base is part of the main Navajo reservation on the Apache County side.  The "island" part is situated exclusively in Navajo County.
  • Shiprock RBDO
    The Shiprock Regional Business Development Office (RBDO) is part of the Small Business Development Department of the Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development. Our Program's intent is to develop and support Navajo entrepreneurs in the Shiprock Region of the Navajo Nation.
  • Salt.V.Mo Events
    Salt.V.Mo event management is for non-profit, private and government sectors. We are perfect if you're looking to showcase your organization and give your brand a professional gravity that will have community partners, customers and sponsors take note.
  • Quail Run Building Materials
    Quail Run opened in 1986 beginning as a stucco and drywall supply which included a custom brake metal shop. As the company grew it incorporated the roll forming processes to manufacture framing and furring components, metal roofing and wall panel products, and other accessory items in-house. Today Quail Run is primarily a roll form operation specializing in light gauge cold formed steel framing components
  • Leldon Randall - Start Up Entrepreneur
    For your business, I have a digital marketing system in social media & internet advertising to get 10 more customers in a month.
  • B Wiring Solutions - Start Up Entrepreneur
    A Dine owned low voltage company seeking to serve the Navajo Nation communities with access to specialty systems
  • Sam Woods - Start Up Entrepreneur
    Level Professional Leader with 20 years of experience in energy & power, natural resources, and mining.
  • Mindful Architecture Ltd
    While reconnecting with our indigenous roots, we discovered that ancestral wisdom offer multiple solutions to our current climate change challenges. We seek to co-create spaces for contemporary indigenous communities that wish to re-establish inter- generational living in harmony with Mother Earth. Our services include architecture, development, upcycling, regenerative products, post carbon consultation.
  • Distribution Canada Inc
    dci is a national organization of retailers and wholesalers that fosters collaborative selling relationships between its shareholders, manufacturers, and key stakeholders selling food in the Canadian market. We are best at providing a structured and effective organization to retail, wholesale members and suppliers wanting to share funding and relevant solutions generating additional sales and profits.
  • Forbes Bros / FB Valley
    Forbes Bros Ltd acquired Valley Powerline (Based in Langley) in 2018, now operating as FB Valley in the Lower Mainland Region. We are actively pursuing High Voltage construction opportunities in British Columbia and have a history of maximizing First Nation engagement on our projects. Forbes Bros, incorporated in 1977, has grown to become one of North America’s largest privately-held utility construction contractors. Forbes Bros has expanded from its original base of operations in the province of Saskatchewan across North America. Over that period Forbes Bros has grown geographically as well as through acquisition. Forbes Bros currently has its head office in Edmonton, Alberta with Canadian corporate offices located in Calgary (AB), Prince Albert (SK), Winnipeg (MB) Toronto (ON) and Langley (BC) . Forbes Bros fleet management team has the experience and capability to meet the needs of multiple large-scale transmission projects simultaneously. With over 2500 pieces of owned construction equipment including 6 full sets of stringing gear, an experienced team of field mechanics who are deployed on every project, and 6 major repair shops across North America, Forbes Bros is capable of surging up to meet any project size or timeline. Valley Powerline has been a great fit to our overall organization as their culture is very similar in nature to that of Forbes Bros.
  • Newmont Goldcorp Musselwhite Mine
    Newmont Goldcorp Musselwhite Mine wants to reach its employment targets and support Indigenous businesses to be sustainable after mine closure.  The company wants to foster partnerships/relationships with neighbouring First Nation communities and strengthen cooperation and engage in team building with all stakeholders. Newmont Goldcorp Musselwhite Mine wants to become an industry leader in Indigenous relations and resource development.
  • Turn-Key Construction
    Turn-Key is actively trying to build business relationships with First Nations organizations, businesses and communities offering solutions in Telecommunications, Networking and Infrastructure needs. More importantly they are looking to explore long term partnerships to expand First Nations involvement in the Telecommunications Industry through agreements in products and services, procurement, project management, training and employment opportunities.
  • Naotkamegwanning First Nation
    Anishinaabe unity and harmony with Mother Earth.
  • Nokiiwin Tribal Council
    Nokiiwin Tribal Council was incorporated in 2006 and the tribal council that serves within the Robinson Superior Traditional Treaty territory. Nokiiwin is made up of five member communities within the territory. Our primary responsibility is a commitment to “build the capacity of the community”. It is a relational model that requires investment in building the capacity of each person to be able to contribute to their life journey and their community.
  • Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation)
    We have 57 years experience from starting a reserve with services and agreements. Our plans is enhance sustainability and development of innovations that drive mining, housing, environmental and service providers.
  • Nishnawbe Aski Develpoment Fund
    Our Vision is Aboriginal Prosperity. Our Mission is to advance the well being of Aboriginal people in northern Ontario through business and economic development. We are based in Fort William First Nation and have to satellite offices in Thunder Bay and Timmins, Ontario.
  • Beamish and Associates
    Beamish and Associates is Northwestern Ontario’s pre-eminent Aboriginal Law firm. With deep roots in the area and a familiarity with the people and issues of this region, Beamish and Associates is uniquely experienced in the areas of First Nation economic and corporate development, child welfare, Aboriginal rights, and employment law. Our clients include Aboriginal people, First Nations, and First Nation organizations.
  • First Peoples Law Corporation
    We are lawyers committed to advocating for the Indigenous Peoples of Canada through the law and public education. We are focused on defending and advancing Aboriginal title, Aboriginal rights and Treaty rights for Indigenous Peoples across Canada. We provide high quality, personalized legal services. Our work centres on working with First Nations to ensure governments fulfill the duty to consult and accommodate. We provide legal advice to support a First Nation's exercise of its inherent self-government rights and jurisdiction as part of the duty to consult.
  • Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation - ABM Partner
    Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC) manages the economic interests of the Six Nations Community both on and off reserve. Profits generated by SNGRDC are invested into the Six Nations Community for the collective benefit of all members. We are committed to ensuring that our cultural and community values guide our pathway to economic development. SNGRDC’s Guiding Principles are reflective of these values and create the foundation for all business decisions.
  • Skeetchestn Indian Band
    Skeetchestn Indian Band will gradually build capacity for the commercial production of the roundhouse building kits and is interested in building partnerships with companies that will utilize our buildings for their business needs.
  • Simpliphi Power
    SimpliPhi Power designs and manufactures safe, non-toxic lithium ferro phosphate (LFP) batteries providing clean, reliable and sustainable energy storage solutions. In addition to designing and manufacturing batteries and energy storage solutions, SimpliPhi provides support throughout the entire project life cycle including - but not limited to: concept design and feasibility, sales and applications engineering, shipping and procurement, administrative support, technical support and training, and battery end-of-life strategy for reuse and recycling.
  • REMCAN Projects LP
    REMCAN is a full service national railway contractor.  Our mission is to deliver safety enhanced, high quality, innovative and environmentally-focused maintenance and construction services to railway track owners and operators across Canada. Our work enables the safe and efficient movement of goods and services, from coast to coast.
  • RB Sommerville Co. Ltd.
    Robert B. Somerville has been proudly connecting Canada’s communities for over 60 years. We install and maintain the infrastructure that makes energy flow!  Robert B. Somerville provides a comprehensive and fully integrated range of infrastructure services across Canada. We plan, build and maintain oil and gas pipelines, power and other utilities systems and related facilities. Renewable and sustainable energy projects are an important and growing part of our business.
  • AFD Petroleum Ltd.
    Established in 1989, AFD Petroleum is an independent supplier of bulk fuel, lubricants, and on-site tank storage systems to companies across western Canada, Texas, and Alaska.  We’re proud to offer the best equipment, solutions, and service in the industry. Over the years we’ve earned a reputation for understanding and overcoming the many challenges of the industries we serve, and we intend to keep doing it.
  • Beecher Bay (Sc'ianew) First Nation
    We are building a village here in is Spirit Bay. We also need to bring services to that village. We are planning a TownCentre. It will include a Grocery Store, restaurant, coffee stop, gas station, administration centre.
  • Greater Victoria Harbour Authority
    GVHA was incorporated as a not-for-profit society in February 2002, and began operating its four port facilities, divested from Transport Canada, in April 2002. Acting as an advocate for the harbour, GVHA is working to improve its function as a working harbour, and a marine transportation centre with a strong focus on tourism. GVHA is a society registered with the Province of British Columbia and the Constitution and Bylaws of the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority are governed under the Society Act of British Columbia.
  • Heat Seal LLC
    Heat Seal was founded in Cleveland, Ohio in 1950 as a stretch wrapping machinery and related products manufacturer.  Heat Seal's commitment to quality and innovation allowed the company to fast become a major machinery supplier for the supermarket industry. The continued success of Heat Seal in this market enabled the company to innovate and develop machines for different packaging methods.
  • BC Economic Development Association
    The British Columbia Economic Development Association of (BCEDA) is the leading professional association of economic development practitioners in the Province of BC. The BCEDA currently has over 500 members from communities throughout the Province. The BCEDA provides services that helps member communities grow and expand new and existing businesses, attract new business investments, and work towards strategic infrastructure investment, land use planning, and community enhancement.
  • Burns Lake Native Development Corporation - ABM Supporter
    Burns Lake Native Development Corporation is owned by the six First Nations in the Lakes District. They are; Burns Lake Band, Cheslatta Carrier Nation, Lake Babine Nation, Nee Tahi Buhn Band, Skin Tyee Nation and Wet'suwet'en First Nation. The corporation holds a 10% interest in Hampton Affiliates sawmill Babine Forest Products, on behalf of the six First Nations. The forest industry is what most of our economy is based on.
  • Calian Group Ltd.
    Calian Ltd. is a diverse Canadian company that provides innovative services for communities, the private sector, government agencies, and NGOs. We help our clients increase their own capacity and resilience by maximising the resources they already have in health services and emergency management. Calian currently works with several First Nation communities and businesses across Canada and alongside Indigenous Works and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. We are excited to connect with First Nation Bands and businesses that are seeking to become better prepared for emergencies, support community health and well-being, and develop strengths within their community or business.
  • Big Cove Foods
  • Torshee
    For consumers looking for natural health food and digestive aids, Torshee offers a range of flavorful functional food with natural probiotics and herbal remedies. Torshee is flavoured by cultures and formulated with science, its products also help the world fight against food waste by using b-graded produce and preserve it indefinitely with the unique fermentation technique.
  • Sober Island Brewing Co.
  • The Tea Brewery
  • Associated Grocers
    We are the Largest Grocery Wholesale company in western Canada service Independent Grocery Retailers for over 92 years. We service over 600 stores in BC, Alberta and Sask.
  • Federated Co-op
    Federated Co-op provides central marketing, operational support, category management and supply chain support for Co-op Food, Convenience, Pharmacy and Liquor Stores in Western Canada
  • Retail Tech
    RTI has been providing retailers with sign and label printing solutions for over 30 years. Our groundbreaking sign and label printing program, DESIGN-R-LABELS, combined with our sign and label media, printers, and supplies gives retailers everything needed to create engaging shelf-edge signage and product labels. The advanced automation capabilities of the DESIGN-R-LABELS family of software and hardware combined, with sign and label media engineered especially for retailers will help you increase productivity, lower operational costs, and improve your corporate image. Which makes it not just a sign and label printing program, but a complete in-store marketing solution! Totally integrated and data-driven, the DESIGN-R-LABELS family of software, hardware, and shelf media will eliminate countless human errors and save hours of wasted time designing signs and labels and managing printers. Now, with just a few clicks of the mouse, you can print bold eye-catching signage and shelf-edge labels in the office, store, and/or in the aisle with RTI’s complete in-store marketing solution!
  • United Grocers Inc.
    Originally incorporated as United Wholesale Grocers Ltd. in 1972 by a Western Canadian based group of independent wholesalers who were looking to combine their buying so they could better compete with the large grocery chains. Today, United Grocers Inc. is a National Procurement Organization, which represents key retailers across the country with a combined share of 31% of the Canadian grocery industry. The strong partnership built between the UGI members and the suppliers has been key success factor that continues to deliver benefits day after day. Under its new Mission, UGI is looking to create new partnerships with suppliers of all business areas, all fresh departments and suppliers of other store operation services.
  • The Big Carrot
    The Big Carrot is a worker-owned natural food market that has been committed to local, organic, non-GMO and sustainable food systems since 1983. We are a one-stop-shop offering produce, grocery, bulk, body care and a wholistic dispensary. Our juice & smoothie bars and kitchen serve up hundreds of healthy dishes and drinks, daily. Building community is at the core of our vision which we deliver through education, outreach and giving. We want everyone to share in the goodness we offer.
  • Sharpe's Food Market
    independent grocery store in non urban environment
  • World Trade Centre Vancouver & the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade
  • Powell's Supermarkets
    We are a family business consisting of two supermarkets, a commercial bakery, a restaurant and a food service and retail full service wholesale servicing all of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Superior Propane
    Propane is what we do. Our coast-to-coast-to-coast delivery network ensures that you have a reliable energy supply for your home or business.We have 350 locations spread across all provinces and territories in Canada, and our number of offices continues to grow across the United States. With over 65 years delivering solutions to communities and companies, we continue to grow and deliver propane in a safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Native American Beverages
    100% Native American Owned Beverage Alcohol Company whose mission it is to provide the highest quality beverages and services, at measurably lower prices, to Tribally owned Enterprises, by increasing profit margins. All while contributing back to Tribal Organizations for cultural/economic advancement.
  • EVOLVsolar
    EVOLVsolar is looking to create relationships with communities in Western and Northwestern Canada that are looking to lower their carbon footprint and energy costs. A successful outcome at ABM would mean partnering with communities that share our values and are interested in clean power.
  • Mosquito, Grizzly Bear's Head, Lean Man First Nations
    We are looking for business opportunities.
  • One Arrow First Nation
    We are open for business.
  • Brandigenous
    Brandigenous is an Indigenous owed and operated custom branded merchandise supplier. We operate on the agency model with a focus on quality product and branding. Sustainability and usability of products is paramount to our vision. What is desired result for the project, how will we deliver that for you with branded merch.
  • Forest Stewardship Council
    The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) helps take care of forests and the people and wildlife who call them home. So you can keep your life full of forest products while keeping our forests full of life. We are a global not-for-profit organization that sets the standards for what is a responsibly managed forest, both environmentally and socially.
  • Native Diagnostics International
    Native Diagnostics International is a native owned, woman owned provider of pre-employment screening products and services. Our experience allows us to gather, validate and deliver information to our clients using the latest technology.
  • Orca Design Group
    Orca Design Group is a Native American, Woman Owned, Brand Marketing Services Company located in Gig Harbor, Washington. Since 1993 we have assisted 200+ clients ranging from start-ups to large corporations and agencies, with strategic and creative development of corporate, agency and product branding and marketing to include web design, marketing and digital collateral.
  • Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc
    The Tk‘emlúpsemc, ‘the people of the confluence’, now known as the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc are members of the Interior-Salish Secwepemc (Shuswap) speaking peoples of British Columbia. This traditional territory stretches from the Columbia River valley along the Rocky Mountains, west to the Fraser River, and south to the Arrow Lakes. Most Secwepemc people live in the river valleys. Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc is a progressive community committed to attaining self-sufficiency and independence through education and economic development.
  • Leq'a:mel First Nation
    Leq’á:mel First Nation (LFN), formerly known as Lakahahmen First Nation, is located 22 kilometres east of Mission. LFN is a signatory to the Sto:lo Nation with approximately 420 members, and is governed by Chief and Council through Custom Election Code.
  • Agency MABU
    Agency MABU is a full-service marketing, advertising and multimedia production company specializing in developing and deploying strategic marketing plans and programs for tribal nations and Native American enterprises.
  • American Indian Insurance Services
    American Indian Insurances Service is a full service brokerage agency catering to tribes/tribal members/native owned business/government/ business/individuals/etc., to meet all their personal and business insurances needs in all areas.
  • Onotinikew IT Consultants
    Onotinikew IT Consultants is an incorporated entity located in Vancouver BC. The focus of the business is to provide solutions to Aboriginal Development Corporations and their Administration and Council by approaching them with process improvements in their organizations so that they are better aligned for reporting via business intelligence. This will be provided with a focus on using technology to deliver a streamlined and connected business process flow.
  • Aboriginal Housing Management Association
    AHMA is an umbrella organization composed of 41 Members that are each Indigenous Housing providers. Our members represent over 5000 Indigenous families living in urban, rural and northern regions of British Columbia. Created for Indigenous Peoples by Indigenous Peoples, we are the first Indigenous Housing Authority in Canada and only second in the world.
  • Proactive Consulting Services Limited
    Our mission is to provide our customers with effective business oriented health and safety solutions that result in long-term relationships. We want our customers to make Proactive their first choice provider of health and safety services. Our work will be done in a professional manner which also means our interaction with every client will remain confidential.
  • Trickster Company and HotGlaa, LLC
    Trickster Company promotes innovative indigenous design. We focus on the Northwest Coast art and explore themes and issues in Native culture. We strive to represent a prestigious lineage of art in fresh and energetic ways as a celebration of Northwest Coast culture as it lives today.
  • Cullumber Engineering and Design Inc
    Cullumber Engineering was established in 2014 by Wesley Cullumber. Wesley worked as a bridge design engineer for 5 years out of college. Designs included multiple independent bridge checks for post-tension box girders, PS/PC girders with slab deck, cast-in-place box girder, and multiple different systems of column support and foundation design. In 2014 Wesley decided to use his construction background and start a structural firm designing buildings along with the ability to design bridges. He is now a certified DBE, American Indian owned firm with the capacity to perform structural engineering for both building and transportation structures.
  • Clear Cloud Solutions
    Clear Cloud Solutions provides cutting-edge security systems design build, sales, and installation to the industrial, commercial, public, and federal arena.
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University
    Established by the government of British Columbia in 1981, Kwantlen, now Kwantlen Polytechnic University, has five campuses located in the Metro Vancouver region of British Columbia. KPU offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations in more than 120 programs. Almost 20,000 students annually attend courses at KPU campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Langley, Cloverdale, and Civic Plaza.
  • Jamul Indian Village
    Jamul Indian Village (JIV) is one of 13 federally recognized tribes that make up the Kumeyaay Nation of Southern California. JIV’s ancestors have called the region home for 12,000 years. The owners of San Diego’s premiere gaming and dining destination, JIV supports more than 1,000 jobs and is an economic engine for San Diego, investing millions of dollars in road safety improvements, emergency services, and philanthropic projects
  • DBR General Engineering
    DBR General Engineering is a Native American owned 8(a), HUBZone and DBE certified General Contractor who specializes in General Contracting and Earthwork. As a team with over 50 years of combined experience in the industry, DBR prides itself on Quality, Commitment, and Safety. Building relationships and having a reputation to stand by is a critical element to our business.
  • Red Circle Agency
    Red Circle is a 100% Native-owned, full-service marketing and technology company that specializes in casinos. Founded in 2001 by Chad Germann, an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, the company has 50+ employees located in Minneapolis, MN.
  • Conexus Credit Union
    We’re all about our members—ensuring their financial well-being drives everything we do. And that’s not just something we say on our website, it’s a promise. A promise that’s delivered by over 900 employees across Saskatchewan. At Conexus, our purpose is both why we exist and a compelling story of our future.
  • Stellat'en First Nation
    The Stellat’en First Nation (No. 613), has its main office located on the Stellat’en Reserve on the banks of the Nadleh Bun (Fraser Lake) near Fort Fraser. The community of Stellako is located 160 kilometres west of Prince George, B.C. Stellat’en (people of Stella) has existed since time immemorial. The fertile land between Fraser Lake and Vanderhoof is the basin of a glacial Lake. Stellaquo is located at the confluence of two rivers: the Stellaquo and Endako. Stellaquo River is a world renowned trout fishing location.