Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) supports Aboriginal people (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) and Northerners in their efforts to: improve social well-being and economic prosperity; develop healthier, more sustainable communities; and participate more fully in Canada’s political, social and economic development — to the benefit of all Canadians.
Contact: Stewart Anderson, Manager, Indigenous Partnerships
Vancity is based in the traditional territory of the Coast Salish people. As a financial services co-operative, Vancity works in partnership with First Nation government and Aboriginal not-for-profit organizations to help build stronger communities. By working with community partners, Vancity can create new and sustainable solutions that address the need for additional capital and improved access to financial services to support individuals, families, new businesses and to help strengthen communities.
Contact: Chanze Gamble, General Manager, Policy Development
The New Relationship Trust (NRT) is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening First Nations in BC through capacity building.
NRT invests in BC First Nations by supporting them in five key capacity development areas: Governance capacity, Education, Language & Culture, Youth & Elders, and Economic development.
Contact: David DeVos, AVP, Retail and Business Solutions
North Peace Savings & Credit Union is uniquely placed to provide the perfect financial services to members to help them achieve their dreams and realize their ambitions. From day to day banking, to mortgages and lines of credit, NPSCU gets what it takes to build a life up here, because NPSCU was built up here. They understand what it takes to live in northern B.C., what works best and when. With energy, enthusiasm, expertise and experience. It’s the northern way.
Contact: Curtis Campbell, Vice President, Aboriginal Banking | Commercial Financial Services
RBC has a long history of building relationships with First Nations, Métis and Inuit governments, organizations, businesses, communities and individuals. RBC provides tailored and innovative solutions to a full range of financial services, as well as support for community and social development, employment and training, and procurement opportunities with RBC.
BMO Bank of Montreal created the Aboriginal Banking Unit in 1992 to contribute to the economic self-sufficiency of Aboriginal communities, businesses and individuals across Canada. BMO has committed to provide Aboriginal communities with employment opportunities and improved access to financial products and services. BMO Bank of Montreal recognizes that the ability to contribute to the self-sufficiency of Aboriginal communities is linked to the development of effective relationships with those communities. To foster these relationships, BMO is working with Aboriginal communities in a spirit of partnership.
Contact: Vickie Whitehead, Senior Manager Aboriginal Client Services
Deloitte Indigenous was founded in 1990 to enable Indigenous leaders, communities, and organizations with access to comprehensive professional services. Our goal is to support business and financial success for Indigenous communities and their members. We believe the most important component of any client relationship is to listen to our clients, knowing that each one has a different set of priorities.
Contact: Sara Neuert, Director Relationships, Market Development and Intervention
First Nations Financial Management Board develops and publishes Financial Performance and Financial Management System Standards for First Nations. The FNFMB is an Aboriginal institution that provides a suite of financial management tools and services to First Nations governments seeking to strengthen their fiscal stewardship and accountability regime and develop necessary capacity to meet their expanding fiscal and financial management requirements.
Contact: Richard Trudeau, Commercial Account Executive
Specializing in helping First Nation Communities and Development Corporations in managing their insurance placement. Local service is a key difference between the “All Nations” program and competitors offerings. Local means, we have the people in place in or around your community ready to help – ready to serve.
HUB professionals have considerable resources – knowledge, technology and market relationships to provide coverage and services tailored to the needs of each First Nation community including a Risk Services Division. The Risk Services Division uses a 5 step approach as this helps to build a framework to implement effective, long range solutions that creates the best results for clients.
Contact: Lynda Ferris, Regional Sales Manager, Aboriginal Banking BC
At TD Wealth Private Trust, a dedicated team specializes in the administration of the many types of Aboriginal Trusts, such as those related to settlements and resource revenue-sharing. TD is committed to helping your leaders, Elders and community members make informed decisions.
Contact: Michele Hansen, AOS First Nations Information Management
Contact: Janelle Dwyer, Partner
Contact: Lloyd Taghavi, Chief Financial Officer