Aboriginal Policy

HSE Policy


Aboriginal Relations Policy and Commitment

Parkland is committed to the building and sustaining of mutually beneficial relationships with the Aboriginal people in our areas of operation.

Aboriginal People This commitment recognizes that these relationships will work to the advantage of all stakeholders and is based on mutual respect and cooperation between all partners involved. Parkland Pipeline Contractors Ltd. has a commitment to achieving a strong working relationship with the Aboriginal community. In doing so, we strive to foster a sense of mutual trust and respect while assuring clear two-way communication.

Parkland's Aboriginal Relations Policy was developed to provide employees, the Aboriginal community, contractors and business leaders with an understanding of our commitment to Aboriginal relations and our strategy for delivering on this commitment.

Parkland created this Aboriginal Relations Policy based on our dedication to ensuring that our relationship with the Aboriginal community is carried out with the same level of commitment that we apply to all of our business activities.

Parkland Pipeline Contractors Ltd. takes great pride in our reputation as a highly principled business operator and contributor to Aboriginal communities. In pursuing our commitment to Aboriginal people we will be guided by the following principles:

arrow Respect the unique culture and history of Aboriginal people and their spiritual attachments to the land on which we operate.

arrow Encourage Aboriginal students to graduate high school and continue post secondary education. While showing an understanding of their aspirations we will support the development of specified training programs that will enable these students to meet Parkland's employment requirements.

arrow Ensuring equal access to employment with Parkland we will encourage these opportunities for Aboriginal people to work as or for the suppliers and contractors. Parkland values the diversity that they bring to our company as employees, contractors and consultants.

arrow Parkland strives to join forces with contractors and other companies that share our principles and commitments, goals and strategic focus, encouraging them to meet or exceed them through policies and parctices of their own.

arrow Create and maintain a positive work environment for Aboriginal employees working with Parkland, operating in a consultative and consistent manner through all stages of project develoment.

arrow Provide Parkland management and staff with an understanding of the cultural diversity of Aboriginal people.

arrow Provide involvement in Aboriginal community activities and programs that reflect our overall vision.

arrow Create business opportunities to utilize local Aboriginal contractor's capabilities, and continue these relationships with trust and respect.

arrow Conduct our business in legal, ethical, safe and cost-effective manner.