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  • Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) Aboriginal Banking
    Our Goal is to connect with First Nation Communities and Entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business who have a need for financing or advisory services.
  • Garden River First Nation
    Garden River First Nation, is located just east of Sault Ste. Marie and has existing businesses and partnerships in the gaming, construction, and aggregate industries. They are exploring the development of the new Highway 17 corridor with considerations for the development of an industrial park, truck stop/restaurant/gas station/convenience store, hotel and conference centre, trails and other tourism opportunities.
  • 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.
  • Quatsino First Nation Economic Development Corporation
    Quatsino First Nation, Co-hosts for the ABM Vancouver Island, is looking connect with companies in the energy and mining, electrical production, forestry and security industry. A successful outcome would be to have supply of services and finance options for our hydro-project going forward.
  • 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.
  • Montreal Lake Business Ventures Limited Partnership
    Montreal Lake Business Ventures Limited Partnership is the business arm of Montreal Lake Cree Nation. They are looking to seek, assess, conduct due diligence and invest in new business opportunities, while also protecting assets that have been entrusted to MLBV by the Nation.
  • MNP LLP
    MNP's Aboriginal Services team offers a full suite of accounting, tax and consulting services to help Aboriginal communities succeed. They are interested in supporting the development of partnerships and collaborations between Aboriginal communities, businesses and individuals who are interested in customized training solutions, hands-on training sessions, and leadership training programs.
  • Hazelwood
    Hazelwood consists of a group of companies based out of Nanaimo British Columbia. Our various businesses have us operating throughout North America, and we have most recently opened a satellite office in Kitimat BC. We are looking to continue to build on existing relationships and also start new business relationships and partnerships with other organizations at this event. We believe strongly in developing the business economy in British Columbia which in turn will generate employment opportunities and know that this can only be accomplished by us all working together. We are hoping that these relationships will lead to new projects, investments and start-ups that we can be a part of.
  • 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.
  • First Nations Power Authority
    FNPA is a not-for profit organization and is unique in its mission to engage and include First Nations in the province’s power industry. Currently FNPA, and more importantly First Nations, are poised to become an important component of SaskPower’s plan to have 50% renewables by 2030. First Nations Power Authority (FNPA) works for our members to facilitate the development of First Nations led renewable power projects and promote First Nations participation in procurement opportunities with SaskPower. Our members share a commitment to sustainability through social, economic and environmental values. With a portfolio of environmentally preferred power generation projects and strong growth prospects, our Industry Members are positioned to create partnerships to generate stable, long-term cash flows for the benefit of First Nations communities, the Province, and the environment.
  • Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation
    Beardy’s & Okemasis is located in the heart of Saskatchewan, in the central location between two historical sites (Fort Carlton and Batoche). Looking forward to develop economic opportunities for our First Nation and network to build opportunities and to expand our overall capacity.
  • 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.
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    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.
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    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.
  • RecTec Industries Inc.
    RecTec Industries Inc. has been building relationships throughout the province of BC by distributing BC's most innovative park and recreation equipment. They are looking to build partnerships with health-oriented Indigenous communities who value the health of their members and understand the powerful benefits of a strong and healthy community.
  • Four Horse Developments Ltd. - ABM Supporter
    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.
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    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.
  • Interior Heavy Equipment Operator School
    Interior Heavy Equipment Operator School has been providing industry-recognized training for students to attain the skills and knowledge required to successfully gain and maintain employment as heavy equipment operators. They are looking to create meaningful connections with Aboriginal communities interested in training/refreshing/additional skills and assisting industry in filling the positions they need filled.
  • 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.
  • Vancouver Island University (VIU)
    Vancouver Island University (VIU) is a dynamic, internationally known university. As a culturally responsive post-secondary institution, Vancouver Island University is committed to working in partnership with Aboriginal communities of this region to improve their educational opportunities.
  • 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.
  • Red Dog Holdings Ltd.
    Red Dog Holdings Ltd's goal is to gain new experiences, networks and learn about best practices.
  • First Nations Insurance Services Limited Partnership
    First Nations Insurance Services Limited Partnership is a 100% First Nations-owned brokerage which delivers top quality Life and Retirement products while protecting and enhancing Treaty Health Rights. They are looking to build our client base in all of our territories.
  • 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.
  • TIPI-IMI Partners
    TIPI/IMI Insurance Partnership is a brokerage company specializing in Employee Benefits Plans for First Nation, Inuit and Metis employers. They are 100% Aboriginally-owned with all offices operating on reserve and looking to connect with Nations interested in their services. Their slogan: We Know Aboriginal People, We Are Aboriginal People.
  • Neskonlith Indian Band
    The Neskonlith Indian Band is a First Nations community located south central part of BC. The Neskonlith Indian Band consists of three reserve land bases, each of these land base consists of a combination of community infrastructure facilities that are critical to the overall socio-economic health and wellbeing of the community.  Neskonlith owns a corporation called Sk’atsin Resources LTD and has recently formed a Limited Partnership with Infracon called Sk’atsin Infracon Site Services LP. Our mission at Neskonlith Sk’atsin Resources Ltd, is to move forward as caretakers of Secwepemc lands and resources to improve the health and wealth of Neskonlith Indian Band families for the next 7 generations, using a community-driven and Nation-based approach.
  • 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.
  • Morris Interactive
    Morris Interactive provides First Nations and Metis organizations and businesses with relevant, customized solutions that are designed to enable their Chief and Council, Management and Staff to develop capacity personally and organizationally.
  • PlayWorks & ParkWorks
    PlayWorks and ParkWorks design playgrounds, water spray parks and skateboard parks, as well as providing site furnishings, picnic shelters, bridges, bleachers, sports goals, fitness equip. and signage. We are local representatives for a variety of national and international manufacturers of playground equipment and park amenities. They are looking to connect with communities interested in early stages of planning, design, cost estimating, grant applications, as well as the supply and installation of equipment.
  • 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.  
  • Sagamok Anishnawbek - Co-Host
    Sagamok Anishnawbek is a First Nation community situated at the mouth of the North Channel on Lake Huron. Located six kilometres south of the town of Massey, which is approximately halfway between the cities of Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie on the highway 17 corridor. Their community vision includes the development of a strong local economy – Sagamok Development Corporation was incorporated as a non-profit corporation that is responsible for community development. Sagamok Anishnawbek has also established a for-profit corporation which addresses proposed partnerships. They are interested in meeting with potential business partners in all areas.
  • Micmacs of Gesgapegiag - ABM Supporter
    Micmacs of Gesgapegiag's main reason for wanting to attend is to network. I would like to make connections that will allow me to initiate priorities we have determined according to our Strategic Plan.
  • Buffalo Narrows Economic Development Corporation
    Buffalo Narrows, Saskatchewan is located in the northwest part of Saskatchewan, 425 km’s northwest of Prince Albert and 249 km’s north of Meadow Lake.  Buffalo Narrows borders Churchill Lake and Little Peter Pond Lake and has easy access to Big Peter Pond Lake. There are many islands, bays, rivers and streams which are very accessible all year round. There is also an abundance of wildlife, fish and many different species of birds. Buffalo Narrows has a lot to offer and is a great recreational community all year round including fishing, hunting, boating, swimming, camping, sightseeing, touring, snowmobiling, skiing etc.
  • Sakitawak Development Corporation
    Ile-a-la-Crosse is a northern village, with a population of 1,353, located in the boreal forest of northwest Saskatchewan. Situated on a peninsula on the western shore of Lac Ile-a-la-Crosse it is accessed by Highway 908 off of Highway 155. It is located within the Northern Saskatchewan Administration District and incorporated as a northern village regulated by The Northern Municipalities Act. This historic Métis village is rich with history and is the second oldest community in Saskatchewan. Sakitawak Development currently owns a number of business ventures within the community, as well as being a partner in a locally owned company.
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    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.
  • 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.
  • PIC Investment Group Inc
    PIC is a family office located in Saskatoon, SK. We own 8 operating companies in Canada and have equity investments in 19 other companies. We make equity investments and manage operating companies in order to enable entrepreneurs and leaders to achieve their aspirations of business success through hard work and dedication to excellence. We recently acquired Long Lake Insurance together with our partner, Athabasca Basin Development. We seek to provide a unique insurance offering to serve the specific needs of the Aboriginal market.
  • Keeseekoose First Nation
    Keeseekoose First Nation is a Saulteaux First Nation reserve located in Kamsack, Saskatchewan and covers approximately 8,475 hectares. They are interested in exploring opportunities in sectors such as energy and mining, oil and gas, and wholesale trade.
  • Penner Oil
    Penner Oil's  head office is located in Winnipeg at 29 Mountain View Rd. They are in the wholesale fuel business supplying petroleum products to retailers, contractors, farmers, First Nation communities including Winter Roads. They would like to partner with First Nations who want to establish retail gasoline outlets in their communities by financing the petroleum equipment that is required. First Nation fuel business is Penner Oil's main focus.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Vancouver Island Construction Association
    As the Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA), we serve our construction community: the institutional, commercial, industrial, civil, and multi-residential construction sectors on Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, and other coastal areas of British Columbia. VICA members come from all areas of our construction community from owners, architects, and engineers to consultants and contractors. We're made up of a diverse group of individuals — women, men, young, and old — that bring unique skills and experience to the workforce. Together, we contribute to the dynamic construction industry in BC!
  • 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.
  • Ahousaht First Nation
    Priority projects include land development, cultural tourism, and a fuel station. They would like to establish new business relationships with potential partners and investors for tourism and land development interests.
  • Total Support Solutions
    Total Support Solutions wants to find Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations that are looking to partner with an Indigenous focused IT firm.
  • 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
  • Eagle Lake First Nation
    Eagle Lake First Nation is exploring opportunities to develop business initiatives. As we are in early stages of development, we are open to discussions with potential partners.
  • Mistawasis Nehiyawak (Misty Ventures Inc)
    Mistawasis Nehiyawak and Misty Ventures Inc would like to Network with other organizations with the same interests and learning about emerging business or technology.
  • A2Z Safety & Training LTD
    A2Z Safety & Training LTD (A2Z Safety) is located downtown Prince Albert in a public service building with a variety of other service agencies as neighbors. A2Z Safety currently offers more then 20 certified training courses with more being developed as needs arise in areas with classroom space open to the individual for a single participant or working with an organization or agency who register multiple participants. A2Z Safety works with all demographics but prides itself on the relationships built with Saskatchewan First Nations and Aboriginal Communities.
  • Transport Training Centres of Canada
    Transport Training Centres of Canada is a career college, that offers truck driver training and heavy equipment operator training at various locations in Ontario and Eastern Canada.
  • Almita Piling
    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.
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    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.
  • Aurora Helicopters Ltd.
    Aurora Helicopters has been conducting helicopter charter services for more than 15 years, from our network of 9 base locations in 3 provinces. We operate a variety of helicopter types, in support of a wide variety of missions. We are looking to connect and create partnerships with Indigenous entities, to our mutual benefit.
  • CASH Métis Economic Development Corporation
    The CASH Metis Economic Development Corporation is an arms length Métis economic development corporation that is currently owned by 4 Métis locals within the Eastern Region. We strive to provide business opportunities to Métis residents within our region through joint ventures and partnership agreements. Actively seeking opportunities that will enhance the lives of the Métis people by creating economic development opportunities that will enable the Eastern Region II, Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (ERII) to be a self-determining and sustainable community.
  • Versatile Concepts Industries
    VCI Modulars is a Saskatchewan-based designer and manufacturer of modular structures. Our initial focus is high end commercial buildings, school portables, workforce housing, offices and RTM housing. VCI has been providing to Canada’s mining, oil and gas, and construction industries with high quality, durable modular structures since 2013. We hope to align with communities to provide them our experience and services for local housing, schooling, daycare centers, health centers.
  • 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.
  • Colliers Project Leaders
    Colliers Project Leaders is Canada’s largest Project Management/Owners Representative firm. We are founded on a single powerful idea: a dedicated project leader working on your behalf to provide certainty of success.
  • 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
  • Kawacatoose First Nation
    Were a mixture of Cree and Saulteaux people, 200 houses on reserve and are planning on creating more for our membership. We want to create economic wealth to accommodate our growing population.
  • Black Lake First Nation
    Black Lake is active in economic development ventures in order to create employment and build wealth for the community. The First Nation owns numerous businesses including Elizabeth Falls Hydro, Black Lake Development, Black Lake Ventures, and Waterfound Development Corp
  • 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.
  • QM Points Contracting LP
    QM Points Contracting LP (QMPC) overall goal would be to meet new businesses, expand our business network and possibly pursue new opportunities.
  • 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.
  • Scotiabank
    Reach your financial goals with a range of products and services designed for your unique needs.
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    Tla'amin Management Services
    Tla'amin Management Services would like to network and build capacity for various projects.
  • 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.
  • Economic Development Estevan
    The city of Estevan is undertaking a rigorous agenda of promoting the City as an excellent place to live, work and play. In that regard, we endeavor to build partnerships and promote our city with businesses and communities alike. As part of our investment promotion strategy, marketing our city is key . Hence, a successful outcome for the city of Estevan participating at ABM would be to establish as many potential investment opportunities as possible with at least 2 or 3 closed deals.
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    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • SkyFire Energy Inc
    SkyFire Energy hopes to: Meet with Indigenous leaders, communities and businesses and have meaningful discussions on opportunities to support renewable energy and economic development in First Nation communities To showcase the cost saving and environmental benefits of investing in a solar PV system to meet their energy needs To expand our business network and find synergistic collaboration opportunities
  • 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.
  • Levert Group
    Levert Group, comprised of its personnel resources, is the largest industrial recruitment and staffing firm in Northern Ontario with offices in Sudbury and Timmins as well as Rouyn-Noranda (QC), St. John’s (NL), and Halifax (NS). Our commitment to safety and quality assurance drives our extensive recruitment and training processes so we can provide skilled, prescreened, industry-ready personnel, executive recruitment, and staffing to the mining, oil and gas, marine and industrial sectors.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Delaware Nation at Moraviantown
    We are the Lenape (Lunaapeew) People of the Delaware Nation at Moraviantown. Our community is found on the southern shores of the Thames River, near the small town of Thamesville, approximately 3 hours west of Toronto. There are approximately 550 residents who live in our community, however our total membership is well over 1,000.
  • AFD Petroleum Ltd.
    AFD Petroleum hopes to meet key decision makers from within the Indigenous Communities of BC.  Gain a better understanding of current and future opportunities to engage as partners of Indigenous Communities in upcoming projects, employee recruitment connections and also gain general exposure of our services, and networking opportunities with other companies that desire our services.
  • 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.
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    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc logo
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Pacheedaht First Nation
    With operations in industries from forestry to tourism, we are already diversified but we are open for business and would love to connect with you!
  • 50th Parallel Public Relations Inc.
    We are a boutique public relations agency providing creative and strategic communications services to our clients. We specialize in providing communications and community engagement services to First Nations, municipalities, businesses of all sizes and not for profits. Our area of expertise is working with Nations in the BC Treaty Process.
  • Tyalta Industries Inc.
    Founded in 1995, Tyalta Industries is dedicated to bringing our customers the very best in not only aggregate equipment, but also transportation needs, parts and service. We are the exclusive dealer for McCloskey International in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
  • Agency Mabu (Native American Business)
     nb  We have 40 years experience providing strategic marketing advertising and branding services in Indian country. We are well-connected and are looking for cross border opportunities.
  • Proteus Waters
    Proteus is a specialized company that has experience and expertise in Wastewater engineering and design associated with packaged Membrane Bio-Reactor (MBR) products. Proteus is also partnered with NexLev Solutions (www.nexlevinc.com) which has operated since 1999 and has global experience and expertise in Project management, Educational/Business Training (both online and in-class).
  • D.H. Signs of the Times Enterprises Inc
    From the beginning our focus was to produce only quality, creative signs and displays. We have proven successful through a unique combination of people and products that effectively communicate your message. Our team is passionate about what we do and it shows.
  • Global Fuels
    Global Fuels is looking for First Nations partners who are interested in re-branding their existing locations or developing new fuels retailing locations.
  • Our Childrens Medicine
    Our Children's Medicine is a social enterprise that bridges the gaps between Indigenous job seekers, Canadian businesses and non-profit agencies to eliminate barriers to employment. Using innovative tech solutions including HigherMe, an assessment-based hiring platform, job seekers create an online profile that eliminates the resume and instead highlights skills, cultural, traditional and lived experiences.
  • Saskatchewan Trucking Association
    Our overall goals, with this being our first time attending, is to get an overall idea of the events how how ABM works. Right now, the most important outcome is to begin laying the groundwork to form solid relationships with indigenous groups in Saskatchewan. Over the next 10 years, the trucking sector will need to fill approximately 7500 jobs in the trucking industry over the next ten years. A very high percentage of those jobs will come from new entrants into the industry. That is why forming these relationships is important.
  • Outreach Optometry
    We are a mobile Optometry service that provides fully comprehensive eye exams and glasses to communities that may not have direct or convenient access, as well as businesses which would benefit from having the convenience of on-site eye exams.
  • Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc.
    We want to: 1) Increase awareness as to what we do as an environmental contractor; 2) Gain insight, advice, and share lessons learned, in providing most value to our clients, communities and partners in the projects we undertake; 3) Identify opportunities where we can work collaboratively with Indigenous communities and businesses to provide environmental solutions that are added win-win scenarios; 4) Explore opportunities to work in meaningful and value-added partnerships that build mutual capacity.
  • Lucky Man Cree Nation
    Lucky Man Cree Nation is near the North Battleford Saskatchewan region. Band members are more settled in this area. Our interests are also in the Lloydminster area. Right now, as our band is small and just starting to venture out, Hope to meet with organizations that will push forward Dry cleaning and Laundry services, possible Gas station ideas.
  • Saa’men Economic Development LP
    Saa’men Economic Development LP would like introductions and meetings with like-minded, determined, entrepreneurial people/organizations/communities with the desire and ability to move forward with business opportunities in the short and long term.
  • NorthStream Environmental Consulting Ltd.
    NorthStream has been working with First Nations across Western Canada for many years. The majority of Nations are very active in business development initiatives and we see an opportunity to be a positive part of a bright future and success.
  • Dynamo Electric
    Dynamo Electric is a Saskatchewan-owned-and-operated electrical design-build and maintenance company, specializing in power systems and control solutions for industrial and utility clients. Within this niche market we can complete broad-scope projects and services and aim to be a complete technical solution provider for our clients.
  • Indigenous Experience Ontario
    Indigenous Experience Ontario is being developed by Integra Design Studio. This new website will act as an Indigenous Experience marketing hub to lure visitors. We are looking to gain partnerships and advertising partners to market unique Indigenous experiences on our beautifully designed website – We want to drive awareness and help build tourism for Indigenous Communities and businesses in Ontario.
  • GDLS-C (General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
    GDLS attends to: - determine suppliers/distributors that could assist in sourcing current products; and - find suppliers promoting new innovative products.
  • Spatial Technologies
    Our mission is to be the first choice supplier of top quality measurement solutions and service to the geomatics, construction, engineering, BIM, machine control and UAV mapping community. We want to be considered your partner and not just a supplier. Our goal is to develop a reputation of mutual respect, trust and integrity with our business partners, suppliers, and employees, while providing the tools to enhance our clients business. We will accomplish these goals through our dedication to customer service.
  • Indigeno Travel International
    Indigeno Travel is a business with an economic and a social mission: to create meaningful careers for Indigenous People, send much-needed revenue to Indigenous communities and to provide savings for its Indigenous and non-Indigenous customers. We are Canada’s leading edge Indigenous-owned national travel agency.
  • Animikii Indigenous Technology
    Animikii is a digital agency that works respectfully and collaboratively with Impact-focused organizations to drive social innovation through technology. We are looking to develop opportunities with Indigenous-focused organizations in the areas of business development, investment and social impact through technology.
  • Southern First Nations Secretariat
    SFNS is currently implementing a strategic plan based on the findings of our Regional Economic Leakage Study. Based on this work, we would like to pursue regional business opportunities with the goal of reducing the economic leakage outside of our region. Important to this work is training for our members and the creation of sustainable employment.
  • Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre
    Network with potential clients. Provide awareness of our Resort services, Conference Centre, Accommodation and Spa. Connect with companies looking to book a meeting, conference, corporate retreat, and event.
  • Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority
    The SREDA team attending is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs to grow and start businesses, but also in supporting the advancement of economic reconciliation. With that in mind, SREDA is looking to support entrepreneurial success through the operation of Square One: Saskatchewan's Centre for Entrepreneurship but also to support the overall growth of Indigenous business through the provision of pathfinding, networking and supply chain development. Success at ABM will mean that Indigenous and non-Indigenous businesses have made new relationships and learned new information that will help their businesses to grow and succeed.
  • Cascadia Bioenergy Ltd
    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. A successful outcome for us will be to have introduced several new companies/communities into our network and had positive initial discussions.
  • Trade Commissioner Service
    The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) helps Canadian companies succeed in international markets. With a presence in over 160 cities worldwide, the TCS is Canada’s most comprehensive network of international business professionals. We reduce the costs and risks of exporting by providing Canadian companies with on-the-ground market intelligence, access to unparalleled business networks, and we help firms tackle in-market problems. Our support helps Canadian companies make better, more timely, and cost-effective decisions.
  • Western Petroleum Services Inc.
    For over 100 years Bennett Pump has been a leading manufacturer of retail and commercial fuel dispensers and components. Bennett Pump Company maintains its world headquarters in Western Michigan, and serves customers throughout the world.
  • Big Venture Sales
    We manufacture natural well being and health food products. We also do contract manufacturing, white/private label options as well.
  • Office of Small and Medium Enterprises
    The Government of Canada spent over $25 billion last year on various goods and services. 85% of the contracts were awarded to small and medium-sized enterprises. The Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) initiative aims to increase federal contracting opportunities and to gain access to the overall federal procurement process for Indigenous businesses. We provide information, counseling and training services to SMEs that want to do business with the government.
  • St'at'imc Eco Resources
    Expand our horizons and understand what potential there is to grow our business. Main focus on training and capacity building plus profit sharing.
  • Cedar Valley Community Living
    Working together to design and deliver child and family services solutions that best suit your Nation and community needs. Working together to incorporate counselling and assessments, to gain information so that we can incorporate both global and traditional healing modalities to heal and help children and youth both in care and in the community.
  • West Wind Aviation
    West Wind Group of Companies is a Certified Aboriginal Air Charter company. Together with our sister company Transwest Air, we operate over 40 aircraft ranging in size from 1-44 passengers. Our fleet includes fixed wing, floats, skis, and helicopter aircraft. The majority of our operations is in northern Saskatchewan, but we fly throughout North America. Crew changes, medevac services, scheduled flights and corporate charters are our primary clientele.
  • Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce
    The Greater Victoria Chamber is working hard to be representative of all businesses and business owners in the region in order to ensure that we are the region’s most diverse and influential business association. Successful outcomes would include connecting indigenous businesses with other local business leaders to create opportunities for both to grow their business. It would also include connecting them with free training opportunities to grow their export potential.