Citation for BC Aboriginal Business Awards Achiever


Community-Owned Business of the Year - two or more entities


Huu-ay-aht Group of Businesses
Port Alberni


recipient


The Huu-ay-aht Group of Businesses is the arm's length economic development corporation of the Huu-ay-aht First Nation. It initially started with forestry businesses but grew to include an additional six limited partnership operation, comprising of 14 businesses in six years. It started with one employee in 2011 and now has over 120 full time, part-time, and casual employees.

A recent purchase of 11 properties has breathed new life into the community providing additional jobs and revenues for the Huu-ay-aht. As Chief Councillor Robert Dennis Sr. likes to say, “our businesses allow us to manage prosperity instead of poverty.”

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