At Goldcorp, we take pride in the relationships and agreements that have been developed by working closely with local indigenous communities in the areas where we operate in Canada. We collaborate with our First Nations partners and community members to support entrepreneurship, increase indigenous employment and business opportunities, implement community initiatives and programs, and incorporate cultural and social practices and considerations into our mine planning and operations.
Salmon farming in British Columbia is worth more than one billion dollars to the provincial economy and results in over 5,000 well paying, year-round jobs. The majority of this economic impact is seen in rural coastal British Columbia, particularly in First Nations communities.
TransCanada’s willingness to go above and beyond in Indigenous Relations led Donna to stick around.
It’s been six years since Donna Semantha made a life changing decision that brought her and her family to Calgary.
Through a long-term community agreement between TransCanada and the Dene Tha’ First Nation in northern Alberta, two community members were relocated to Calgary in 2010 to gain experience in the oil and gas industry.
Little Buffalo, a town of 500 people in Alberta, is at the forefront of multiple environmental justice battles: it has been polluted by oil spills and damaged by tar sands mining, but it is also pushing to move beyond fossil fuels and towards renewable energy. In particular, the Lubicon Cree people are fighting back against extractive industries and demanding that solar energy power their nation.