TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is honoured to welcome Primco Dene Group of Companies to our distinguished family of Patron Members.
Primco Dene, a wholly owned company of Cold Lake First Nations, sees their people as their greatest asset and has a vision to be a model for First Nations business.
"When Primco Dene started on their path to economic success and certainty with 50 employees, they had the foresight to use the skills already at work in their community. Today with more than 800 employees, they enjoy a prosperity that has been built literally from the ground up," stated CCAB president and CEO, JP Gladu.
Primco Dene Group of Companies president and CEO James Blackman stated, "Becoming a Patron Member in support of CCAB truly signals that we see the future and understand the strength that shared business best practices and partnerships can bring to expanding our financial footprint, community enrichment, and bottom line."
Primco Dene Group of Companies encompasses catering, janitorial, maintenance, emergency medical, internet and computer and security services as well as commercial franchises. They continue to add new companies by taking advantage of opportunities and by creating valuable partnerships.
Gladu also stated, "We look forward to working with Primco Dene as we learn from their experience on the front line of Aboriginal business growth transforming this strength into a voice and platform to share with all Aboriginal businesses."
About the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business is committed to the full participation of Aboriginal people in Canada's economy. A national nonprofit organization, CCAB offers knowledge, resources, and programs to both mainstream and Aboriginal owned companies that foster economic opportunities for Aboriginal people and businesses across Canada.
About Primco Dene Group of Companies
Primco Dene is a wholly owned company of Cold Lake First Nations. Built to create value and sustain profitability for our shareholders, we provide premium services at competitive rates to our clients by optimizing industry standards and best practices. We will continue to expand Primco Dene by establishing new business relationships; with a commitment to long-term sustainability for our employees and through diversification continue to show profitability to our shareholders. To develop Cold Lake First Nations management capacity through training initiatives. A model for first nation's business development with a reputation for excellence.
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SOURCE: Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
For further information: Chris Allicock, Amberlight Productions, [email protected], Office 416-694-3131, Fax 416-694-2784; Eliza Flores, Primco Dene Group of Companies, [email protected], Office 780-594-4034 x 2228, Fax 780-594-4759