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Partnerships

Partnerships
with First Nations

Our partnerships

Waska Ressources

Founded in 2003, Waska Ressources means “To gather around” and was born from the association between Le groupe Desfor and the Cree community of Waskaganish, through Dr. Billy Diamond, respected businessman, former Chief of Waskaganish and former Grand Chief of the Cree.

Nemetau Ressources

Founded in 2011, Nemetau Ressources, which means “To leave a trace” is a partnership with a company from the Community of Maliotenam (Innu) in the Côte-Nord region.

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Washwa Nu

Founded in 2013, Washwa Nu, which is the former name of Waswanipi and which means “Light on the water”, is a partnership with the economic development company from the Community of Waswanipi (Cree) in the James Bay.

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Tawich-Desfor Joint Venture

Founded in 2013, Tawich-Desfor is a partnership with a Cree company from Wemindji in the James Bay.

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Nuna Ressources

Founded in 2014, Nuna Ressources, which means “Land” is a partnership with a company from the Community of Kuujjuaq (Inuits) in Nunavik.

Les Constructions Atikamekw

Founded in 2015, Les Constructions Atikamekw which means “White Fish” is a partnership with members from the 3 communities of Manawan, Opitciwan and Wemotaci (Atikamekw) in Mauricie.

Weymok

Founded in 2015, Weymok, which means “The mountain on the horizon” is a partnership with members from the 3 communities of Manawan, Opitciwan and Wemotaci (Atikamekw) in the Mauricie region.

Nutashkuan Ressources

Founded in 2015, Nutashkuan Ressources, which means “Where we hunt bears” is a partnership with the Band Council from the Community of Nutashkuan (Innu) in the Côte-Nord region.

Tegsig

Founded in 2015, Tegsig which means “Wind from the West” is a partnership with a company from the Community of Listuguj (Mi’gmaq) in Gaspésie.

Aking Ressources

Founded in 2016, Aking Ressources which means “Land”, is a partnership with a company from the Community of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg (Algonquins) in the Ottawa area.

Nemaska Ressources

Founded in 2017, Nemaska Ressources which means “Where there is plenty of fish” is a partnership with a company from the Community of Nemaska (Cree) in the James Bay.

Construction Éconord

Founded in 2017, Construction Éconord is a partnership with a company from the Community of Oujé-Bougoumou (Cree) in the James Bay.

Einiun

Founded in 2018, Einiun which means “Way of Life” is a partnership with a member from the Community of Sheshatshiu (Innu) in Labrador.

Forestiers LDB et Nemetau Ressources Partnership

Founded in 2018, Forestiers LDB et Nemetau Ressources is a partnership between Nemetau Ressources (from Maliotenam) and an Innu forestry company from Essipit in the Côte-Nord region.

Niigaan

Founded in 2018, Niigaan which means “TO move forward” is a partnership with a company from the Community of Chisasibi (Cree) in the James Bay.

Wachiih

Founded in 2018, Wachiih which means “Mountains” is a partnership with two members from the Community of Mistissini (Cree) in the James Bay.

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Uanan

Partner since 2018, Uanan which means “Salmon”, is a partnership with a member from the Community of Ekuanitshit (Innus) in the Côte-Nord region.

Nutshimit-Nippour

Partner since 2018, Nutshimit-Nippour which means “Living Environment” is a partnership with a member from the Community of Mashteuiatsh (Innus) in the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region.

Pessamit Ressources

Founded in 2018, this company is a partnership with the Band Council from the Community of Pessamit (Innus) in the Côte-Nord region.

Abaziak Construction

Founded in 2019, Abaziak Construction, which means “Trees” is a partnership with the Band Council from the Community of Wôlinak (Abénakis) in the region Center-of-Québec.

Nunavik Industrial

Founded in 2019, Nunavik Industrial is a partnership with a company from the Community of Kuujjuaq (Inuits) in Nunavik.

Aki Ressources

Founded in 2019, Aki Ressources, which means “Land” is a partnership with Amik, the business development company from the Abitibiwinni First Nation (Algonquins) in Abitibi.