The Aboriginal Environmental Services Network can assist Indigenous communities or businesses in developing funding applications for proposals or grants that relate to environmental services such as environmental monitoring, reclamation or forestry. We can assist you in determining how suitable a particular funding opportunity may be, and partner with you to conduct the project.
Thinking of starting your own business or expanding your existing environmental services business? Contact Business Link. They offer services and advice on financing and training for Indigenous entrepreneurs and communities.
Alberta Indigenous Relations offers a number of grants for business development and employment creation.
Canada-Alberta Job Grant can assist employers and government share the cost of training new and existing employees to increase their knowledge and skills to meet the needs of Alberta’s changing economy.
Alberta Aboriginal Small Business Resources has a number of business development services, loans and grants to assist Indigenous Businesses.
INDIGENOUS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE COMPANIES
In conjunction with Vertex Resource Services Ltd., Acden vertex coordinates and manages small to large-scale environmental projects within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
Aseniwuche Environmental Corporation is an integrated, community inspired organisation with a genuine connection with the environment. Aseniwuche Environmental Corporation has brought years of experience, practical analyses of local systems and the incorporation of scientific and traditional aboriginal knowledge to natural resource industries since 2011.
BearPaw offers services in conventional environmental sciences disciplines and also emerging unique markets such as Traditional Knowledge Studies. Over the years we have completed numerous environmental projects and assignments but it is our unique approach and understanding as Aboriginal people that interests most of our clients.
Haneshe LP Environmental Services
Haneshe LP offers a range of environmental services for the oil and gas, power, mining and infrastructure sectors. We integrate technical excellence and Indigenous values to deliver sustainable, innovative solutions to our clients. Our services include reclamation and remediation, strategic planning, engagement, and training. We are committed to building long-term partnerships with Indigenous businesses and communities to maximize their participation in our projects.
Kisik Environmental Services, a TSAG Ventures business, was established in 2015 to meet the need for an environmental consulting company that operates under a mandate of providing reliable environmental services that are not only necessary in the short term but also build capacity for sound future management of reserve and traditional lands.
Last updated: August 5, 2016
Please contact us if you would like to add an Indigenous-owned environmental service business to this list.
Data for Decisions
“ Without data, you’re just another person with an opinion ”
W. Edwards Deming – Data Scientist
To make decisions on environmental matters, one requires good data on which to base those decisions. We live in an age of information overload, yet at times it seems we cannot find sufficient information about environmental issues. Here are some links to freely available data and reports on wildlife, plants, traditional landuse studies, climate change, reclamation and forestry:
There are numerous government agencies in Alberta that Environmental Service providers frequently interact with and make use of for information and other purposes. These government agencies can be provincial or federal. Each agency has a very specific mandate for a particular area of the environment. Below is a list of environmental areas with the corresponding government agency.