Aboriginal Relations

Avenge respects the history, uniqueness and diversity of Aboriginal peoples. We have adopted an Aboriginal Relations Policy to reflect the legal, social and economic realities of Aboriginal peoples.

 

Aboriginal Business Relationships

Avenge strives to have Aboriginal Business Partnerships within the areas in which Avenge works.  Avenge currently has a Joint Venture Partnership with the Woodland Cree First Nation in the Peace River Area.  Avenge also has a Mutual Respect agreement with Fort McKay Enterprises in North-east Alberta.  We continue to work towards more partnerships in the areas we work to further enhance our relationships with the Communities in which we interact.

 

Purpose

Positive relations with Aboriginal peoples based on mutual respect and trust are required for Avenge to achieve its strategic business objectives and help Aboriginal peoples realize their aspirations. All Avenge employees have a responsibility to help build and maintain relationships with the Aboriginal communities in which they operate. Accordingly, Avenge will:

 

**Aboriginal includes First Nations, Metis, Inuit and non-status.

 

Aboriginal Hiring Guidelines

Avenge works with Aboriginal communities to maximize employment with local Aboriginal band members. We will be providing training opportunities and safety training to individuals, providing them the skills to succeed in the work force