Bear Paw Trading Post open Online Store

The Neyaskweyahk Group of Companies Inc. (NGCI) is please to announce the opening of our Bear Paw Trading Post online store!  The new online store will allow our current and future customers access to our best selling products our regular store has to offer. � "We have an excellent selection of products" says Tara Vaudry, General Manager of the Bear Paw Trading Post. "Sales for our products are strong at the store and with an online store,  we can increase our service offering to new and existing customers via the web." "When we were planning to acquire Bear Paw Trading…

Banff Centre’s Indigenous Business and Economic Development

  Neyaskweyahk Group of Companies Inc.(NGCI) Chairman Trent Blind is faculty member for the Banff Centre’s Indigenous Business and Economic Development Program and advises and facilitates on current subjects and opportunities for Indigenous Nations. The program is a 5-day program offered at the Banff Centre once per year, usually in February.   This year the program runs from February 11thto February 15th, 2019. NGCI origin was based on the principals found in the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development. Sovereignty Matters. When Native nations make their own decisions about what development approaches to take, they consistently out-perform external decision makers on matters as…

SkyFire Energy Inc. Awarded Contract to Build 1Mega Watt Solar Array

The NGCI Board of Directors and Sundancer Team are thankful to all the companies who submitted LOI’s and proposals. The request for proposals (RFP) was released for bid on November 1st, 2018.  The RFP was advertised on the NGCI and CanSIA websites.   Interested respondents were to submit a letter of interest (LOI) by November 30th, 2018 after which the technical documentation required to develop a proposal would be provided.   The deadline to submit the proposal was December 31st, 2018. Once all proposals were received, a team of three expert independent assessors (the Sundancer Team) reviewed the proposals and assisted the NGCI…

ECN Leadership appoints Derek Bruno to the NGCI Board of Directors

NGCI take great pride with well planned strategies and more importantly, the execution of the strategy.  In the summer of 2018, Victor Buffalo opted to initiate the transition plan for an independent Board Member.   An independent Board Member is defined as a non citizen of the Ermineskin Cree Nation.  All Board members must have a high level of business acumen and First Nation governance experience. The CEO carried out the plan which resulted with the NGCI Board of Directors recommending Derek Bruno to replace outgoing independent Board Member Victor Buffalo.  The Ermineskin Chief and Council voted unanimously in favour…

New Name and NGCI Management!

The “4 Band Building” also known as “Miyo Wahkohtowin Education Authority” has a new name.  The NGCI Board of Directors officially renamed the building on December 13th, 2018.  The building will now be known as:  “Neyaskweyahk Group of Companies Inc. Innovation and Professional Building.  A transition and development plan has been developed and will be executed by the VP of Operations Maureen Ward. Read the official Media Release here: Media Release - NGCI Building

Trusted Freshness Franchise Purchase

The Neyaskweyahk Group of Companies Inc. (NGCI) purchase a vertical farming franchise The new franchise is located in Leduc, Alberta and serves NGCI’s off reserve business development strategy.   With the acquisition of the franchise, NGCI creates three full time employment opportunities, increases net revenue stream and provides capacity development for future opportunities. The CEO officially paid the franchise fee on January 3rd, 2019. The franchise fee reserves the business for NGCI as they will now seek bank financing for the business.  NGCI plans to close the deal by April 1st, 2019.   For detailed report: Media Release - Trusted FreshnessvF

New business announcement

Neyaskweyahk Group of Companies Inc., is bringing to you, two new businesses.   The Pitwahew & Gift Shop, and the Pemiciso Café & Bistro.  Both businesses will be opening at the same time and both are located inside the Maskwacis Mall.  There are several other new developments that are happening, and all the staff and management, and contractors of NGCInc are pleased and honored to be part of the new developments.  The businesses are set to attract customers by providing options of new hot menu options.  With a focus on the customer, the café will provide top notch, professionally trained…