Companies & Partnerships

SaskTel

PFN Group of Companies partnered with Saskatchewan's leading Telecommunication's provider to offer a 21 week Telecommunications Installation Technician Program for members in partnership also with Parkland College. The program completed May 2014 with nine Pasqua members and 1 member from Muscowpetung First Nation with a total of 10 completing.

 

Parkland College

Parkland College is committed to creating and delivering an innovative continuum of learning to stimulate individual, community and economic growth and to providing and celebrating quality learning and service to students.  The majority of programs & training offered to PFN members have been in partnership with Parkland College.   PFN group of Companies and Parkland College offered a 24 week Hospitality/Service "Try-a-Trade" Program which was designated to Pasqua First Nation Urban Members, the program focused on the hospitality industry.  The program finished April 2014 with five completing, 2 were from Pasqua First Nation, 2 from Muscowpetung First Nation. and 1 from the Kawacatoose First Nation. PFN Group of Companies and Parkland College started a Introduction to Mining Program on November 24, 2014 at Parkland College in Fort Qu'Appelle and will be complete on May 29, 2015, currently eight Pasqua First Nation Band Members are enrolled in the Program.

Clean Harbors

Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental , energy and industrial services throughout North America.  Clean Harbors will be completing their 1500 man camp at the end of February 2015 at the K+S Potash Legacy Site in Bethune, SK. PFN Group of Companies hired seven First Nation Members of the File Hills Qu'Appelle area in the building of the camp.

Paskwa PitStop

Is located on Pasqua First Nation and has been in operation since 2002. We are a full operation convenience store and gas bar. We recently upgraded the facility and continue to enhance the operation through various business practices

IMI Brokerage

IMI is a 100% Aboriginally owned and controlled Insurance Brokerage Company. We are a private corporation established to market and service insurance and financial products to our clients. IMI Brokerage is licensed to conduct business in the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. IMI operates independently from all life insurance companies. PFN is a major shareholder with IMI Brokerage since 1995.

Pasqua TLE Holdings Inc

Was established in 2008 to oversee the Treaty Land Entitlement  Agreement for Pasqua First Nation. This agreement requires PFN to purchase approx 6700 acres of urban and agricultural land with the monies settled upon within the agreement.  Also, to purchase up to approx 32,000 equity acres.

Louie Dreyfus Commodities

PFN entered into an agreement with Louie Dreyfus Commodities situated out of Calgary, Alberta. This agreement consists of leasing nearly 4,000 acres of farm land for the operation of their business.  This is a 5 year agreement to be renegotiated in 2017.

Kinookimaw Beach Association

Was established in 1972 and is located in the Regina Beach area and consists of the following; Day Star, George Gordon, Muskowekwan, Kawacatoose, Muscowpetung, Pasqua and Piapot First Nations. The Association currently has 240 cottage lots and a 9 hole Golf Course. Future endeavors of the Association is to complete a Tourism & Recreation feasibility study

Living Sky Casino

Opened in 2008 and is southwest Saskatchewan's newest entertainment attraction. Located on the Trans-Canada highway, the casino offers excellent accessibility to the million plus vehicles which pass through the area each year. The Sky Centre, a state-of-the-art multi-purpose entertainment venue attracts additional business and travelers to the community. The $35M casino is a joint First Nations economic development with File Hills Qu'Appelle Tribal Council (11 First Nations) Nekaneet First Nation and the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority. Pasqua First Nation is an active shareholder in this venture.

Home Inn & Suites Hotel

Is located in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. The ground breaking for this new venture was in July 2011 and the completion date for the Hotel was October 2012. This is a 80 suite hotel with an indoor pool, waterslide and whirlpool. To enhance the services of the hotel there also will be a complete salon & spa.

 

Athabasca Basin Security Services

PFN Group and Athabasca Security have partnered to bring full security services to industrial projects. Athabasca Basin Security (ABS) is an 100% aboriginal/First Nations owned security company. In business since 2002, Athabasca Basin Security specializes in providing full industrial security solutions to the mining industry throughout Canada.

Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Site Energy
Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Site Energy
Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Site Energy
Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Site Energy

Site Energy Services

Site Energy and PFN Group have partnered to provide the following services; Heavy Civil Construction, Facility & Plant Construction,  Flowline Construction, HDD (Horizontal Directional Drilling), Infrastructure, Tailings Management, Clearing & Trenching