The Whitefish Lake First Nation #128's newest venture opens its doors in
EDMONTON, March 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Goodfish Laundry, the Whitefish Lake
First Nation #128's newest venture opened its doors today in Edmonton.
Wholly owned by the First Nation group, and with proceeds going back
into the community trust, Goodfish Laundry represents another win for
both members of the community and for the city of Edmonton.
"We have an exceptionally strong community that wants to pursue business
for our First Nation's people," said Sandy Sanderson, CEO for the
Goodfish Lake Business Corp. "We actively search for viable business
ventures so we can make our community even stronger."
After a successful grand opening that included speeches by Chief James
Jackson Jr. and Peter Elzinga, Board Chair, Goodfish Lake Business
Corp., Goodfish Laundry is now open for business.
"The laundry provides a vital service that supports remote oil and gas
sites that the industry runs," said Chief Jackson Jr. "We see our
participation as key to ensuring First Nation's people enjoy the
benefits of industries' uses of our traditional lands."
The WFLFN #128 is also the first aboriginal group in the world to own an
ISO14001: 2004 registered company. This new venture complements the
other companies owned by the WFLFN #128 which range from protective
clothing manufacturing and dry cleaning, to rig servicing and civil
For more information about the WFLFN #128, please visit, www.gfldc.ca.
SOURCE: Goodfish Laundry
For further information:
Goodfish Lake Business Corp.