Emphasizing First Nation employment & subcontracting wherever possible

A regional working group consisting of community economic development representatives from the Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Moose Cree and Weenusk First Nations brought about the initial idea for in 2004. The group was formed in part to ensure that the participating First Nations were able to participate in the benefits arising from the construction and operations of the De Beers Canada Victor Project.