Metis group signs with Terrapure

Willow Lake Métis Group (WLMG) and industrial cleaning leader, Terrapure Environmental have signed an agreement that will allow WLMG to provide more extensive environmental services in the Wood Buffalo Region of Alberta.

The partnership will provide increased capacity for the WLMG, furthering their efforts to offer services related to comprehensive ongoing industrial cleaning services, including high pressure wash, chemical cleaning, vacuum, tank cleaning and specialized environmental field services, across sectors, in northern Alberta.

The WLMG was created to support and contribute to the local economy and the future sustainability of the Willow Lake Métis Nation. This latest partnership, is part of a larger effort to establish strong relationships with industry partners to provide turnkey services, allowing WLMG to become the Indigenous industry partner of choice.

WLMG is working to provide industry with a different indigenous community-based business model in providing full-service expertise for large scale projects, including ongoing maintenance, turnaround, and facility services.

“The WLMG represents an opportunity for generational prosperity for all WLMN citizens,” said Willow Lake Métis Group CEO, Justin Bourque.

“Partnering with a large, veteran, and trusted company like Terrapure Environmental, will dramatically increase our capacity for large-scale projects, supporting our mission to be the general contractor of choice in the Wood Buffalo Region.” 

Terrapure provides maintenance, customized solutions, and technology and specialized fleets, to keep operations running safely, efficiently and in compliance with environmental and other regulatory requirements.

“Terrapure is committed to partnering with our local communities to build long-term sustainable relationships,” said Dan Richards, Terrapure VP of Field Services for Western Canada.

“This exciting new partnership with the Willow Lake Metis Group will provide customers in the Municipality of Wood Buffalo and Cold Lake regions a local indigenous option for industrial cleaning, plant maintenance and shutdown services. We look forward to a long and successful relationship that combines Terrapure’s operational expertise, safety, quality management systems and resources with WLMG’s contracting capabilities to provide an extensive suite of services in the region.”

Terrapure was recently purchased by GFL.