Aboriginal Partnerships

Throughout its history, Matrix has worked with First Nations organizations within all regions of its operations. Understanding the importance of engaging in strategic partnerships and agreements that create economic benefits for First Nations communities, Matrix is proud to have agreements in place with the following groups in the following regions:

CENTRAL ARCTIC REGION MATRIX KITIKMEOT LTD.

Under the leadership of President Charlie Lyall, Matrix Kitikmeot Ltd. is a federally incorporated joint-venture company based in Taloyoak, NU. Matrix Kitikmeot Ltd. is an Inuit Firm pursuant to Article 24 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.

It is also registered under the Government of Nunavut’s Nunavummi Nangminiqaqtunik Ikajuuti (NNI) policy as a Nunavut-based business.

BAFFIN REGION SARVAQ MATRIX LOGISTICS AND AVIATION MANAGEMENT

Under the leadership of Adami Itorcheak, Sarvaq Matrix Logistics Ltd. Is a federally incorporated joint-venture company based in Iqaluit, NU and is an Inuit firm pursuant to Article 24 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.

It is also registered under both the Government of Nunavut’s Nunavummi. Nangminiqaqtunik Ikajuuti (NNI) and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) policies as a Nunavut-based business.

NORTHERN BC - TAHLTAN LANDS: TNDC

TNDC is a business corporation owned by the people of the Tahltan Nation through the Telegraph and Iskut Bands and the Central Council. Established in 1985 the TNDC has a mandate of job creation by participating effectively in the economic activity in the traditional territory of the Tahltan people.

As a supplier of a wide variety of goods and services TNDC is a non-government funded organization that believes in community and is honored to be part of the future of northern BC.

NORTHERN BC - NISGA'A LANDS: HOBIYEE MANAGEMENT LTD.

Hobiyee Management Ltd. (“HML”) is a wholly Aboriginal-owned and operated corporation based in Northwest BC, engaged in providing a variety of services to industrial clients operating in the region.

Peter Lambright, former chief of the Nisga’a Village of Gitwinksihlkw, is the sole shareholder, President and CEO of HML.

HML has, as its core objectives, the development of capacity for Aboriginal persons through participation in industrial projects.

NUNAVIK MATRIX

Nunavik Matrix is a Joint venture company incorporated under the laws of Quebec. The joint venture is a partnership with Matrix and two residents of Nunavik, Adami Alaku and Jobie Epoo.

It is registered in the Nunavik Inuit Enterprise Registry with full qualification to perform contract for Mining and Exploration companies in Nunavik as well as the right to perform contracts for the Federal Government.

Adami Alaku, a beneficiary of the JBNQA has been working in the mining industry since 1969. Adami is a resident of Kangiqsujuaq.

Jobie Epoo, a beneficiary of the JBNQA is a resident of Inukjuak and been in Private business since 1996.