Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood wins BC Indigenous Business Award

Awardees of the tenth annual BC Indigenous Business Awards were announced Monday night (October 15) by the BC Achievement Foundation, the program’s presenting organization. This year the Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood LP won in the category of Indigenous Business – Business Partnership of the Year.

The awards were handed out at a gala dinner ceremony on October 15, 2018 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. A delegate from Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood and Huu-ay-aht First Nations attended the event.

The BC Indigenous Business Awards were launched in 2008 to honour and celebrate business excellence. A total of 16 Indigenous businesses, entrepreneurs, partnership entities, and community-owned enterprises will be recognized at this year’s gala dinner.

The BC Indigenous Business Awards are:

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Skywest Environmental Inc.
Williams Lake

Outstanding Business Achievement

  • Van – Isle Auto Brokers, VictoriaBusiness of the Year – one-to-two person enterprise
    Ay Lelum-The Good House of Design
    NanaimoOutstanding Business Achievement
  • Second Pass Forestry Ltd. , KamloopsBusiness of the Year – three-to-10 person enterprise
    Reciprocal Consulting
    West VancouverOutstanding Business Achievement
  • Haida Style Expeditions, Skidegate
  • Kootenay Waste Services Ltd., NelsonBusiness of the Year – 11+ more person enterprise
    Mussell Crane Manufacturing
    ChilliwackOutstanding Business Achievement
  • Kikinaw Energy Services Ltd., Fort St. JohnCommunity-Owned Business of the Year – one entity
    Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP
    EnderbyOutstanding Business Achievement
  • Painted Rock Aggregates & Contracting LLP , Savona
  • Quilakwa Investments , EnderbyCommunity-Owned Business of the Year – two or more entities
    Kanaka Bar Land and Resource LP
    LyttonBusiness Partnership of the Year
    Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood Limited Partnership
    Port AlberniOutstanding Business Achievement
  • Cariboo Aboriginal Forestry Enterprises Ltd., Williams LakeIndividual Achievement Award
    Chief Gordon Planes – Hya-Quatcha

(Photograph Courtesy of Munro Thompson  Communications Inc – Brandon Thompson)