Indigenous Engagement

 

  • Barrier Shield - Feather

    Barrier Aboriginal/Indigenous Policy

    • Barrier Group is committed to engaging in and maintaining positive, long term, trusting relationships with Aboriginal communities from where we operate. 
    • Respecting Aboriginal connection to the Land, Spiritual, and Cultural sites lays at the heart of Barrier's Aboriginal Engagement Policy.
  • CCAB - logo

    Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Membership

      • Barrier is a member of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
      • Our mission is to promote, strengthen, and enhance Indigenous relations & economic outlook via fostering business relationships, opportunities, and awareness between Barrier and CCAB members.
  • NAIT - Scholarship

    Barrier NAIT Scholarship Program

      • Barrier is pleased to offer a dedicated Annual Scholarship for Aboriginal / Indigenous Students to attend NAIT's School of Skilled Trades.
      • NAIT's School of Skilled Trades is a leading training provider to students in apprenticeship or pre-employment certificate/diploma programs. For more information please contact NAIT's Student Service Centre.
  • First Nations IVP

    Aboriginal / Indigenous Ventures & Partnerships

      • The Barrier Group hopes to promote, strengthen and enhance prosperous First Nations relations through the fostering of business relationships, opportunities and awareness via CCAB members.
      • Company leadership, with input from the First Nations community, have identified economic initiatives as the cornerstones to socio-economic growth.
      • To learn more about First Nations business initiatives and partnerships with Barrier, please contact Scott MacLeod, Director, Business Development.

  • Barrier 2021-2022 Indigenous Scholarship Award

    2021-2022 Student Thank You Letter

    At Barrier, we knew going into our multi-year partnership with NAIT would change lives. The Indigenous Scholarship Award allows for students to have resources and education to better their lives & enable change. We are very proud of this accomplishment, and would like to both congratulate Glenn and wish him all the best moving forward!

    The Barrier Group: Changing Indigenous Lives

    When Barrier entered a multi-year agreement with NAIT on an Indigenous Scholarship, our goals were to

    1. deepening our integrity in meeting Corporate Social Responsibility mandates;
    2. enhancing our public profile within a progressive community of Indigenous students & leaders, and;
    3. becoming a driver of economic reconciliation and supporters of Indigenous education.

    We are proud of this accomplishment, and wish all of the student benefactors of this opportunity the best moving forward in their careers & their lives! 

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