23 Oct STEEL RIVER GROUP AND LITTLE SHUSWAP LAKE BAND ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP
Calgary, Alberta, Oct 23, 2019 – Calgary based, Steel River Group Inc. (“SRG” or the “Company”) announced today that its has formed a strategic relationship with the Little Shuswap Lake Band (“LSLB”). Through the relationship, Steel River Group and Little Shuswap Lake Band (LSLB) will collaborate to advance projects that are mutually beneficial for the economic interests of all stakeholders through a respectful and transparent relationship, that is aligned through shared values.
Little Shuswap Lake Band has recently demonstrated a successful model for improving the economic interests of the region through recreation, hospitality, resource development, and construction. SRG will work closely with the community to continue this momentum, by providing LSLB with an expanded scope of service offerings while delivering additional capacity to its existing businesses and operations.
“Establishing a relationship with Little Shuswap Lake Band supports our mission to advance Indigenous businesses, maximize employment and integration, and create long-term economic benefit to the communities in which we work,” said Steel River Group’s Founder and CEO, Trent Fequet.
Working with Little Shuswap Lake Band, Steel River Group will collaborate with Chief and Council, the Economic Development Group and Band Member-owned businesses. Steel River Group, through its subsidiaries and relationships, will seek to augment and build upon the strong economic foundation created in the region by Little Shuswap Lake Band. SRG will also provide LSLB with an expanded scope of services and will deliver additional capacity to its businesses and operations where required.
“Little Shuswap Lake Band perpetually seeks to fulfill its mandate to provide economic opportunity to our community. We believe this relationship, with Steel River Group, will allow our community to continue developing our regional economic strategies and create lasting, tangible impacts for our community members,” said Chief Oliver Arnouse, Little Shuswap Lake Band.
Steel River Group looks forward to building and maintaining a long-term sustainable relationship with Little Shuswap Lake Band that creates and promotes employment, change, and growth for the Band and its people.
About Steel River Group
Steel River Group is a privately held and Indigenous owned and operated company that was born out of a deep belief that there has never been a better time to reimagine how an Indigenous business defines, creates and captures value for our people and alliance partners. Our operating approach is centered around our Indigenous inclusion ecosystem model, which aims to bring Steel River companies, Indigenous communities, and alliance partners together over a shared vision to create opportunities that build long-term capacity and competency.
As a management entity, Steel River Group supports its subsidiary companies that specialize in mainline pipeline, integrity, & civil construction, construction management, water management, professional staffing and equipment leasing, and operation.
Brad Stables, Communications Lead