Points Athabasca FHQ – A New Partnership

Nov 30 2011

File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council LP with Graham Business Trust and Points Athabasca Contracting LP have entered into a new Partnership named Points Athabasca FHQ.

Points Athabasca FHQ is a First Nations partnership in southern Saskatchewan that is focused on the engagement of First Nations people in Saskatchewan’s growing economy. “We are very pleased to be part of an exciting economy and province,” shares Brad Darbyshire, General Manager of Points Athabasca. “Saskatchewan is growing and has a vibrant business community that understands the importance of engaging its First Nations communities. Points Athabasca FHQ is excited to contribute its capacity to potential clients and we are looking forward to the opportunity to help build their success.”

“Ths partnership will increase the engagement of First Nations people in the economy and ensure they have a prosperous future in the province,” says FHQ Developments President Edmund Bellegarde. “Engaging our First Nations youth into the provincial economy is essential and this partnership will help in that process.”

File Hills Qu’Appelle LP is comprised of 11 First Nation communities in southern Saskatchewan: Carry the Kettle, Little Black Bear’s Band, Nekaneet, Okanese, Pasqua, Peepeekisis, Piapot, Standing Bufflo, Star Blanket, Wood Mountain and Muscowpetung. In 2010, these communities formed FHQTC Developments Limited Liability Partnership to establish themselves in the corporate business community. FHQTC Developments Ltd. was appointed their General Partner, charged with the mandate of carrying on all economic development business activities for and on behalf of the Limited Liability Partnership.

Points Athabasca Contracting LP is a partnership between Athabasca Basin Development LP and Graham Group Ltd. It is a First Nations owned and operated company that of experience in Saskatchewan.