In September 2009, Black Diamond and the Fort Nelson First Nation entered into an exclusive equity-based agreement called Black Diamond Dene LP. 

The goal of this business is to provide customers in the Horn River Basin with a quality, competitively priced product while allowing the Fort Nelson First Nation people an opportunity to participate and benefit in the development of their traditional lands.

The partnership is structured to improve local capital and offer community members the chance to start their own businesses and create sustainable careers.

In January 2011, Black Diamond entered into our second Indigenous partnership within Treaty 8 British Columbia, signing an agreement with the West Moberly First Nations, located southwest of Fort St. John, British Columbia.

This agreement is equity-based and provides both Workforce Housing and modular space solutions to customers operating in the Nations traditional territory. Black Diamond Cygnus furthers our company’s commitment to meaningful Indigenous engagement. 

In June 2012, Black Diamond Group entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with the Beaver Lake Cree Nation (BLCN) near Lac La Biche, Alberta, called Black Diamond Nehiyawak.

Black Diamond Nehiyawak is a majority-owned company offering the full suite of Black Diamond services from our Workforce Housing and modular space solutions businesses. The partnership works with companies operating within the traditional territory of BLCN. 

In September 2020 Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia and Black Diamond Limited Partnership (MBD) entered into a formal partnership. MBD was formed to pursue opportunities related to the Goldboro LNG project partnership and generate opportunity for all Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq communities.

In December of 2014, Black Diamond Group entered into an exclusive partnership with Whitecap Dakota First Nation near Saskatoon, SK called Whitecap Black Diamond LP.

Expanding our partnership base in the Province of Saskatchewan will provide customers with quality, competitively priced product while providing Whitecap Dakota First Nation the opportunity to participate and benefit from the development happening in Saskatchewan.

In October of 2020, Black Diamond entered into a partnership with a local business in Pond Inlet in order to pursue opportunities in the Baffin region of Nunavut. This is a 100% Inuit-owned business which also allowed Black Diamond Nunavut to receive both its NNI and NTI certifications.

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