NRG has established a strong relationship with the Federal Government of Canada based upon a commitment to successfully execute contracts, meet deliverables, and satisfy objectives. We have been awarded numerous Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements, which provide vehicles by which services and goods may be purchased. NRG has conducted 350 projects for over 35 different departments and agencies of the Canadian Federal Government throughout all regions of Canada. NRG has also invested in the purchase of companies that provide valuable services to First Nations.
NRG is owned and managed by Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council, a non-profit society that provides advisory services to its eleven member First Nations in five core delivery areas.
for Aboriginal Business
The Canadian Government spends approximately $14 billion a year on goods, services, and construction. The Strategy helps Aboriginal business gain better access to the overall federal procurement process.
Our Coast Salish
Coast Salish Cultural values guide the conduct of NRG at every level, creating a legacy of trust and confidence while treating suppliers, customers and partners with dignity, honesty and respect.
Naut'sa mawt Resources Group
Naut'sa mawt Resources Group (NRG) was founded by the Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council in 1997 after the Government of Canada announced its Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Businesses. We pursue opportunities to offer value-added products and services to private and public sectors across Canada. We establish strategic partnerships with service providers and manufacturers that enable us to augment our access to different products and specialized expertise. As a community owned venture, we are mindful of our Coast Salish cultural values, which guide the conduct of our business at every level.
Projects have ranged in size from under $1,000 to over $1 million, and have involved partnerships with First Nation and non-First Nation owned businesses and individuals alike. Through its entire corporate history NRG’s legacy does justice to the Coast Salish values which are the foundation of the company. It has honoured its contractual commitments for each and every one of its projects – big and small. It has created a legacy of trust and confidence by treating its suppliers, customers and partners with dignity, honesty and respect.
NRG has invested in securing majority ownership of Xyntax Systems. The company offers easy-to-use, integrated, financial management solutions exclusively for First Nations in Canada. It's the only Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for First Nations blending real-time transaction processing within a modular software solution. For 30 years Xyntax has increased its client base and is used by over 100 First Nation organizations throughout Canada. Xyntax continues to grow market share.
In partnership with an integrated, Vancouver-based environmental consulting firm NRG successfully implemented a three year mentorship program for an Aboriginal biologist. The biologist received real-life work experience in a range of environmental management projects while at the same time receiving professional support.
NRG implements surveys that target First Nation demographics and that deal with First Nation issues. NRG designs, launches and analyzes surveys specific to the needs of the client.
NRG successfully finished clean up and disposal of more than 20,000 tonnes of contaminated soil from the Pacific Environmental Site in North Vancouver. Both the project engineer and the on-site project team, including equipment operators and labourers, consisted of Aboriginal persons. The project was completed on time, within budget and with no lost time injuries.
NRG has conducted important and highly sensitive research and evaluation projects for Provincial and Federal Government entities. Projects include an evaluation of the Whitestone suicide prevention program for the RCMP in First Nation communities.
Over a 3 year period NRG embarked on 35 separate projects to help develop the First Nation Information Transfer Protocol (FNITP) system. Based on an evaluation of the system the consensus was that the FNITP system was a major improvement over its predecessor, the Transfer Payments Management System. Some advantages included: streamlining of a national system to manage grants and contributions; integration with other departmental systems; and consistency with Treasury Board's Policies.
NRG has been awarded a National Master Standing Offer to provide web-based design services to Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada.
NRG received a National Master Standing Offer to provide Change Management and Organizational Development Services to the Federal - Government. The award designated NRG as the only Aboriginal - owned company in Canada to provide services under the following streams: transition support, organizational development, research and needs analysis. Over the six year life of the Standing Offer, NRG successfully completed nearly 250 projects.
NRG offers graphic design, publishing, photography, videography, journalism, layout and branding services targeting First Nations markets or initiatives.
As a First Nation owned business with almost 20 years of experience, Naut'sa mawt Resources Group is an ideal partner for businesses and individuals interested in accessing the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business to provide goods and services to the Federal Government.
We have an untarnished reputation with the Federal Government of Canada and have successfully conducted 350 projects over 35 different departments and agencies of the Canadian Government.
We have strong relationships with our partners, and a track record of meeting our obligations. If you are interested in learning more about partnering with Naut'sa mawt Resources Group, please contact us.