Our Projects

Community Development plans

Corporation du Site Historique Monseigneur, Taché, MB

  • Operational & Site Development Plan, Phase 1 (Community Heritage Development Strategy)

Wikwemikong Development Commission, Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve, ON

  • Community Tourism Development Program

CINDE, Valparaiso, Chile

  • Community Development

Invest Northwest, Mmbatho, South Africa

  • Cultural Village Development

Tourism plans

Mistissini Tourism Department, QC

  • ‘My Mistissini 2034’ Pando Terra™ Tourism Development Plan

Tourism Northern Ontario in partnership with Great Spirit Circle Trail, ON

  • Aboriginal Tourism Product Development & Marketing Initiative

Seine River First Nation, ON

  • Pando Terra™ Community Tourism Master Plan

Ouje-Bougoumou Economic Development Corporation, QC

  • Tourism Master Plan

Cree Nation of Nemaska, QC

  • Pando Terra™ Community Tourism Master Plan

Great Spirit Circle Trail, ON

  • Aboriginal Tourism Ontario Strategy, Phase 1 & 2

Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA), QC

  • Destination Eeyou Istchee: Footsteps & Paddle Strokes – Regional Aboriginal Tourism Strategy

Cree Nation of Mistissini, QC

  • 5 Year Ecotourism Master Plan for the Mistissini Tourism Department

Eskasoni First Nation, NS

  • Regional Resource Inventory and Tourism Development Plan

Town of Grande Cache, AB

  • Re-purposing the Grande Cache Tourism Visitor Information Centre

Moose Cree First Nation, ON

  • Community Needs Assessment and ‘Go Forward’ Strategy for Tourism Development

Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Chile

  • Community-Based Tourism Needs Assessment and Implementation Plan

Northern Coast of Honduras, Garifuna Communities

  • Community-Based Tourism Research – Determining Project Opportunities and Barriers including a Market Assessment

Business Plans

Wikwemikong Development Commission, ON

  • Point Grondine Eco Resort & Campground Business Plan

Shammy Outfitters Inc., QC

  • Business Plan for Family Outfitting Camp

Cree Regional Authority, QC

  • Operational Business Plan and Architectural Design of the Cree Wilderness Training Centre

Cree Nation of Mistissini, QC

  • Business Plan for the Mistissini Cultural Camp

Town of Grande Cache, AB

  • Business Case for Camp Hide-a-way

Inn-Michwapp Arts and Crafts, Waswanipi, QC

  • Business Plan for Arts and Crafts Store

Coon-Come Sportfishing, Mistissini, QC

  • Business Plan for Fishing Lodge

Feasibility Study

Delaware Nation

  • Go Forward Strategy for Cultural Village

Tsal’alh (Seton Lake Indian Band)

  • Tourism Feasibility Study

Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point

  • Phase 1 Pre-Feasibility Study for Wiwkwedong Marina & Boat Launch

Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation, ON

  • Marina Feasibility, Marketing Analysis & Implementation Plan

Cree Regional Authority, QC

  • Feasibility Study for the Cree Wilderness Training Centre

Big Grassy River First Nation & Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation, ON

  • Feasibility Study and Economic Impact Analysis for the Assabaska Ojibway Heritage Park

Marketing & Branding

Tourism Northern Ontario in partnership with Great Spirit Circle Trail, ON

  • Aboriginal Tourism Product Development & Marketing Initiative

West Moberly First Nation, BC

  • Cross-Cultural Training & Awareness Project

Seine River First Nation, ON

  • Community website

Georgina Island First Nation, ON

  • Community & Storytelling Website

Cree Nation of Nemaska, QC

  • Tourism Brochure & Outdoor Community Signage Design

Cree Nation of Nemaska, QC

  • Community Website develoment

Town of Grande Cache, AB

  • Re-purposing the Grande Cache Tourism Visitor Information Centre

Cree Nation of Waswanipi, QC

  • Tourism marketing plan and website design

Community Engagement Apps

West Moberly First Nation, BC

  • Cross-Cultural Training & Awareness Project

Georgina Island First Nation, ON

  • Storytelling Project

Teck Resources Ltd., BC

  • Teck Mobile Strategy

AIM & TechTours

Cree Nation of Mistissini

  • Mistissini Moments Model and Mistissini Tourism Branding

Teck Resources Ltd., BC

  • Teck Mobile Strategy

Mobile Apps

Moose Cree First Nation

  • My Community App Project

Kitselas Canyon Historic Site

  • My Community App Project Phase 1

Chesterfield Inlet Elders Group Committee, Nunavut

  • My Community App Project

West Moberly First Nation, BC

  • Cross-Cultural Training & Awareness Project

Georgina Island First Nation, ON

  • Storytelling Project

Seine River First Nation, ON

  • Interactive Map

 

Stakeholder Consultation

Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation, ON

  • Marina Feasibility, Marketing Analysis & Implementation Plan

Cohlmeyer Architecture & City of Regina

  • Redevelopment of Victoria City Square, Regina, SK

Cree Nation of Mistissini, QC

  • Tourism planning

Canadian Singapore Consortium

  • Singapore Government Workforce Development Agency (WDA) – Developing Industry Standards

Training & Coaching

Cree Nation of Mistissini, QC

  • Tourism Planner Training

Tulita Land Corporation, NWT

  • Aboriginal Grassroots Tourism Workshop

Cree Nation of Wemindji, QC

  • Tourism Officer Coaching

Cree Nation of Nemaska, QC

  • Tourism Officer Coaching

Cree Nation of Chisasibi, QC

  • Heritage Interpreter Training

Community of Kuujjuaq via Kativik Regional Government, QC

  • Heritage/Cultural Interpreter Training

Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA), QC

  • Heritage Interpreter Training

Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA), QC

  • Marketing & Communications Officer Training

Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA), QC

  • Tourism Development Training for Product Development Officer/Coordinator

Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA), QC

  • Tourism Business Management Training

Cree Nation of Mistissini, QC

  • Professional Training for Municipal Workers in the Tourism Sector

Cree Nation of Mistissini, QC

  • Tourism Officer Coaching

Cree Nation of Waswanipi, QC

  • Executive Administrative Coaching, Waswanipi Economic Development Department

Cree Nation of Waswanipi, QC

  • Planner and Coordinator Training, Waswanipi Tourism Office

Cree Nation of Waswanipi, QC

  • Staff/Guide Training for Chiiwetau (annual community gathering)

Pelican Lake First Nation, SK

  • Expansion of Ecotourism Services & Training Program

U-Kan! Inc., The Pas, MB

  • Retail and Hospitality Training

Manitoba Advanced Education & Training / North Red CFDC, MB

  • Professional Retailing Skills Training Program

God’s River Lodge, Manto Sipi Cree Nation, MB

  • Expansion of Tourism Services

Mistahaya Wayatinaw Tourism Cooperative, Tumbler Ridge, BC

  • Starting an Ecotourism Business Training Program

Winnipeg River Brokenhead CFDC, MB

  • Ecotourism Development Training Project

Manitoba Education, Training, and Youth / Flowers Canada, MB

  • 2 consecutive Floral Design and Merchandising Program

Manitoba Education, Training, and Youth / Perkins Restaurant and Bakery; MB

  • Entry Level Cook & Food and Beverage Server Training

CareerSource / Winnipeg Technical College, MB

  • International Hospitality Skills Training Program, South Korea

Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development (CAHRD) / MMF Winnipeg Local Mgmt. Board, MB

  • Entry Level Cook Training Program

Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development (CAHRD), MB

  • Hospitality Industry Skills Training

Manitoba Tourism Education Council & Manitoba Education, Training, and Youth, MB

  • 4 consecutive Entry Level Cook Training Programs

Assabaska Ojibway Heritage Park, ON

  • Park Management, Mentorship, & Training (formerly known as Lake of the Woods Provincial Park)

Sunset Country Métis Association, Fort Frances, ON

  • Starting an Ecotourism Business Training Program

Big Grassy River First Nation, ON

  • Maintenance Personnel Training for Community School

Big Grassy River First Nation, ON

  • Hospitality Skills Training Program

Big Grassy River First Nation, ON

  • Community Construction Training Program

Manitoba Education, Training, and Youth/Greenstone CFDC, Flin Flon, MB

  • Retail/Hospitality Skills Training Program

Manitoba Education, Training, and Youth/Town of The Pas, MB

  • Retail/Hospitality Skills Training Program

Whitefish Bay First Nation, ON

  • Training & Mentorship for Sioux Narrows Provincial Park

University of Concepcion, Santiago, Chile

  • International Diploma in Ecotourism Certification

Wikwemikong Development Commission, Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve, ON

  • Train the Trainer Program

Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Chile

  • 3 Year Community Based Tourism Training Program

Best Practices

Cree Nation Youth Council , QC

  • Canadian Tour for Wilderness Training Centre

Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA), QC

  • FAM Tour for Domestic Tour Operators – Destination Eeyou Istchee: Footsteps and Paddle Strokes

Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA), QC

  • Aboriginal Tourism Best Practices Mission to Ontario for the Communities of Eeyou Istchee

Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA), QC

  • Nature and Cultural Tourism Best Practices Mission to Southern Quebec for the Communities of Eeyou Istchee

Travel Manitoba

  • Aboriginal Tourism Entrepreneurs Best Practices Mission to British Columbia

Cree Nation of Mistissini, QC

  • Community-Based Tourism Best Practices Mission to British Columbia

U-Kan! Inc., The Pas, MB

  • Retail and Hospitality Training

Tourism Product Development

Tourism Northern Ontario in partnership with Great Spirit Circle Trail, ON

  • Aboriginal Tourism Product Development & Marketing Initiative

Cree Nation of Nemaska, QC

  • Nemaska Stories of our Elders Trail

Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA), QC

  • Tourism Toolkit Development

Town of Grande Cache, AB

  • Development of Dinosaur Tracks into a Sustainable Tourist Attraction

Brokenhead Ojibway Nation, MB

  • Service Standards for Traditional Ojibway Village

Wikwemikong Development Commission, Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve, ON

  • Aboriginal Tour Guide Curriculum Development

Workshops

Pimachiowin Aki Board Members Workshop

  • Pando Terra – A Model for Sustainable Community Development

Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA), QC

  • Facilitation of COTA’s Annual General Meeting and Tourism Conference

Cree Nation of Wemindji, QC

  • Community Tourism Workshop

Alberta’s Lakeland DMO

  • Mobile Strategy Workshop

Eastside Aboriginal Sustainable Tourism Inc. (EAST Inc.), MB

  • Planning and Facilitation of Tourism Summit; Professional Development Services for GM

Manitoba Conservation, Parks Division

  • Keys to the Art of Effective Interpretation

Manitoba Conservation, Parks Division

  • Managing Leadership for Senior Interpreters for Manitoba Provincial Parks Interpreter Spring Training Session; 4 seasons

Dauphin River First Nation / Dasamead Inc., MB

  • 3 Day Opportunities in Ecotourism Workshop

Rushing River Provincial Park, Ontario Parks

  • Customer Service Skills Training

Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park, Ontario Parks

  • Customer Service Skills Training

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, Ontario Parks

  • Customer Service Skills Training

Pwi-Do-Goo-Zing Ne-Yaa-Zhing, ON

  • Small Business Start-up Training

Government of Ontario – Apprenticeship Board

  • Management Workshops

Red River College, Winnipeg, MB

  • Team Building Workshop

Anglican Summer Camps, MB/ON

  • Customer Service Skills and Team Building Training

Human Resource Development Canada (HRDC), ON

  • Core Competency Skills Training

Human Resource Development Canada (HRDC), ON

  • Customer Service Skills training

Hospitality Corporation, MB

  • Managing Leadership

Kikiwak Inn, The Pas, MB

  • Service Standards Training

Bellissimo Restaurant & Lounge, MB

  • Service Standards Training

Kayway Fleet Services, MB

  • Service Standards Training

Yeltsin Democracy Fellowship Program/Canadian International Development Agency

  • Customized Coaching for Ecotourism Development in Russia

Speaking Engagements

Great Spirit Circle Trail Annual Conference 2014

  • Guest Speaker; Grassroots Aboriginal Product Development

Pimachiowin Aki AGM/Assembly

  • Guest Speaker; Pando Terra – A Model for Indigenous Tourism Development

North American Ecotourism Conference, Madison, Wisconsin

  • Guest Speakers; Models of Community Ecotourism Development; Aboriginal Ecotourism Strategies

COTA’s 4th Annual Tourism Conference, QC

  • Guest Speaker; Business of Ecotourism: Developing a Business Plan

Eco-Synergy Tourism Leadership Workshop Series and Conference, Sir Sanford Fleming College, ON

  • Guest Speaker; Small Tourism Business Start-up

Waswanipi Development Corporation’s 5th Annual Business Development Conference, QC

  • Guest Speaker; Grassroots Tourism Solutions; and Identifying Ecotourism Opportunities

Manitoba CFDC’s Regional Conference, MB

  • Guest Speaker; Community Development Strategies

Discover Manitoba Conference and Expo, MB

  • Guest Speaker; Grassroots Aboriginal Tourism Development

International Indigenous Tourism Expo, Saskatoon, SK

  • Guest Speaker; Ecotourism & Outdoor Adventure

Eco-North 2002 Conference, Sudbury, ON

  • Guest Speaker; Grassroots Tourism Solutions; Ecotourism Operator Standards

Creating the Northern Experience Conference, The Pas, MB

  • Guest Speaker; Tourism Performance Marketing

First National Denesuline Economic Symposium, Prince Albert, SK

  • Guest Speaker; Identifying Ecotourism Opportunities

Northern Ontario Tourism Outfitters Association (NOTO) 75th Anniversary AGM Conference, Sudbury, ON

  • Guest Speaker; Customer Service Standards

Marketing Turistico Conference, Santiago, Chile

  • Guest Speaker; Cooperative Marketing; Customer Service Standards

Meadow Lake Tribal Council, SK

  • Guest Speaker; Identifying Ecotourism Opportunities

First International Ecotourism Conference Santiago Chile

  • Honoured host and keynote speaker