Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) announces the signing of two joint venture partnerships to increase Métis participation in B.C.’s economy.
The joint venture partnerships with Little Fox Services Ltd and Mountainview Systems Ltd give Métis businesses additional opportunities to participate in major projects in British Columbia, and additional employment and training support to Métis citizens in the province. In addition to generating revenue to support the delivery of MNBC programs, these partners have committed to prioritizing opportunities for Métis citizens and businesses. They join an existing list of industry leaders who have formed productive partnerships with MNBC.
“We welcome Little Fox Services and Mountainview Systems to the Métis Nation – these agreements are consistent with our Economic Development strategy to leverage connections with industry experts to maximize economic benefits for Métis in B.C.,” said Clara Morin Dal Col, President, Métis Nation British Columbia. “Our goal, as always, will be to seek full participation in the B.C. economy for Métis through productive relationships with industry as well as governments. We look forward to working with our growing list of partners to realize it.”
Little Fox Services Ltd is proudly 100% Indigenous owned and operated with over 35 years of combined experience working in the public and private sectors. It offers a variety of certified industrial services to a broad range of clients across Western Canada with a priority to partner and create synergy with other Indigenous businesses and organizations.
“This partnership brings Little Fox Services’ unparalleled experience, expertise, and reputation in the services field and Metis Nation British Columbia’s local business strength and exuberance together to engage all industries,” said Melynda Gullion, President & CEO, Little Fox Services Ltd. “Additionally, Little Fox Services Ltd will be working with local educational institutions and Metis Nation British Columbia to provide education, training, and employment opportunities to the local communities in these regions.”
Mountainview Systems Ltd provides construction technology products specializing in measuring technology and safety systems for the construction industry in Canada. With offices across Western Canada, it rents, leases, and or sells the equipment and tools that enhance the accuracy, efficiency, connectivity and safety of the work its customers perform.
“Mountainview Systems Ltd is extremely excited to enter into this partnership with Métis Nation British Columbia,” said Courtney Gehring, Territory Manager, Mountainview Systems Ltd. “By providing opportunities and growth for both organizations, our goal in working with MNBC is to keep excelling at the same level of product support, service and expertise that we have provided the construction and pipeline industry for the past 30 years.”