Our Services


ABORIGINAL AND CORPORATE RELATIONS


ACC has developed a strong understanding of the importance of initially engaging Aboriginal communities in the area of resource development. Doing it right the first time is the only option. Building positive and professional relationships with industry and municipal governments was unheard of until only recently but now many parties at the table are realizing that significant benefits are attainable.

ACC understands the needs of First Nation communities in the areas of economic development, human resource capacity building, cultural heritage resource protection and the political challenges facing Aboriginal communities as it pertains to the Indian Act.

We possess the experience to bring corporation and community together. We have seen what works and what does not. We bridge the gap and assist you in building positive relationships.

We work with you to:

  • build your corporate or Aboriginal relations program including budget, activities, milestones and evaluation criteria;
  • develop a road map for your relationship building process including community and corporate profiles to create a solid foundation and an assessment of risks and benefits;
  • set-up and facilitate meetings in communities, with community leadership and with corporate decision makers.

 

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT


We can assist you with the development of your project from the first concept to evaluation.

We work with you to:

  • formulate your concept;
  • involve your community, businesses, departments and organizations;
  • develop budgets, work plans and funding proposals;
  • develop a business plan and model;
  • develop or refine governance structures;
  • find the right partners and contractors;
  • develop communications material and strategies;
  • evaluate success and make improvements.