Our Commitment - We are committed to working collaboratively, constructively, and respectfully in the Traditional Territories of British Columbia's First Nations.
Our Values - We believe in equity, fairness, transparency, communication and integrity.
Our Approach - We collaborate with First Nations government and leadership to develop comprehensive plans. As part of this process, all plans and proposals are communicated well in advance of operations to provide ample time for inquiry, feedback and approvals.
Our Partnerships - We have been building meaningful and successful relationships with our Indigenous partners for over two decades. These efforts have resulted in consistently fair, equitable and productive partnerships.
FIRST NATIONS PARTNERSHIPS
PARTNERSHIPS & INVESTMENT
Lemare is honoured to work within the Traditional Territories of coastal B.C. First Nations.
Lemare is focused on building mutually successful long term working relationships with our Indigenous partners within whose Traditional Territory we operate.
Lemare is committed to creating sustainable business models that will provide consistent socioeconomic benefits for our Indigenous partners.
EMPLOYMENT & EDUCATION
Lemare provides employment and skills training for First Nations youth and people looking for work in a variety of natural resource sector careers.
Lemare creates employment and skills training opportunities that are second to none in the industry for aboriginal and non-aboriginal people who show interest and aptitude to work in the natural resource sector or supporting disciplines.
CONSULTATION & COLLABORATION
Lemare believes that for consultation to be meaningful and sincere, it must involve legitimate collaboration.
Lemare values the insight, recommendations and wisdom provided by our Indigenous partners.
Lemare acknowledges that our future success will be measured by the success of our Indigenous partners and the quality of those relationships.
“Lemare guided us through a process. With the expertise and support of Lemare in our harvesting, the Nation was able to secure the best rates, train some of our members, and achieve the level of environmental sustainability the Nation was looking for.”
Conrad Browne, CAO, K'watsi Economic Development