One of SDC’s key strategies for economic growth is to partner with community-owned businesses for contracting work. Supporting those within and outside Takla Traditional Territory who are supporting us equals smart, sustainable investment.
SBS Forestry Inc.
SBS is a forestry consulting company based in Prince George, BC and has operated over the last 30 years. SBS provides pre- and post-harvest services of which greater than 90% of their gross revenue is derived from timber development consulting, layout and timber cruising. SBS works closely with woodlot licensees, government and major forestry companies such as Canfor and Dunkley Lumber.
Takla-Blue Collar LP
Takla-Blue Collar LP offers services on reforestation, camp construction, catering and provides a work and training opportunity for Indigenous youth who are interested in future employment in the natural resources and hospitality sectors.
Sasuchan Environmental LP
Built on a 25-year collaborative partnership advising clients on fisheries, watershed management and mining initiatives, January 2020 marked an official LP between Sasuchan and EDI Environmental Dynamics Inc. called Sasuchan Environmental LP was established in January 2020.
Their services include fisheries and wildlife management and research, environmental impact assessment and mitigation, Indigenous and stakeholder engagement, land-use planning, habitat restoration, construction environmental management and monitoring and regulatory permitting.
Together, they leverage their combined multidisciplinary skill sets and extensive local experience to provide clients with the best services and products to meet their needs and the hallmark of incorporating Western science with traditional environmental knowledge.
Wildland Development builds residential homes and commercial buildings using Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) systems that are net-zero energy ready. Their goal is to foster sustainable communities, starting in BC’s north and interior, and expanding to communities and businesses across Canada. Founded by Indigenous business leaders, our connection to the people, the culture and the land is at the heart of what we do.
Powered by Sasuchan Development Corporation business development leaders and backed by Monogram Communications’ award-winning communications team, Confluence Communications provides unmatched communications consulting services in northern BC with experience honed across the country. We offer focused expertise in local industries, including forestry, mining, land development, energy, housing, tourism and many others.
Their services include: branding, websites, publication design, social media management, community consultation and engagement, integrated marketing and communications.
Through an integrated mentorship program, their team is strengthened by local Indigenous communications talent. We are dedicated to building a mentorship platform that educates and inspires future Indigenous communications leaders, making us the perfect partner for socially-conscious organizations and industry.
Redefining Business Development in the North
Virsa Group was forged by a union between business leaders and the Takla Nation. They manage companies that provide leading services to the North and bring economic diversity to Indigenous communities.
- Sustainability: We are experts in our land and territories. We prioritize measures that care for our land and protect our environment.
- Synergy: We look for synergies. Our group of companies form a purposeful, complimentary network of services that add value to our partners and industry initiatives.
- Progress: We are forward-thinking. We move quickly and strategically to support long-term growth and continuous improvement.
- People – We respect our people. We hire and invest in skilled industry experts who care deeply about what they do.
Virsa Group companies include: Vanway Kitchen & Bath, CP Communications, and Microage.
Admiral Roofing Ltd.
Effective May 2022, Wildland Development purchased Admiral Roofing Ltd.
Admiral Roofing Ltd. is a long-standing and successful family-owned business based in Prince George, BC. They are the largest commercial and industrial flat roofing contractor in central and northern British Columbia. With a background in general construction, Admiral Roofing has the knowledge and experience to meet and exceed professional industry standards.