Indigenous Relations Supplier Network tours Saugeen Ojibway Nation communities

Bruce Power joined members of the Indigenous Relations Supplier Network (IRSN) for tours of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) communities, which consist of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation and Saugeen First Nation. The tour was led by Michael Chegahno, Energy Manager from the SON Environment Office.

The group learned of the importance of the environment, priorities, and current initiatives for each community and was an opportunity for IRSN members to share ideas with other suppliers and to strategize on ways to collaborate with the goal of providing sustainable opportunities and investment for both communities along the path of True Reconciliation.

Thank you to the following IRSN members for demonstrating leadership and commitment:

About IRSN:  The IRSN was created in 2017 as part of our commitment to ensure local Indigenous communities are able to participate fully in the business development, procurement and economic activities taking place on the Bruce Power site.

The IRSN is committed to expanding upon Bruce Power’s goals to foster meaningful relationships with each community while increasing local First Nations and Métis employment through targeted education and training programs.

All members of the IRSN recognize and share a desire to work with the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON), Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO), and Historic Saugeen Métis (HSM) communities.

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