Kahkewistahaw First Nation believes the ability to provide optimal lives for its Members requires self-sufficiency, financial stability and economic prosperity, now and into the future.
The Kahkewistahaw Economic Management Corporation is wholly owned by Kahkewistahaw First Nation. It was established to develop diversified business opportunities that will create annual revenue to sustain and enhance KFN, and stable, quality employment for its membership.
The KEMC is led by a Chief Executive Officer and governed by five board members, and provides management and operational guidance to its subsidiary companies and limited partnerships. Decisions by the KEMC are informed by its new Economic Development Strategy, which will guide and shape all business decisions over the next five years.
The KEMC is governed by the principles of professionalism, autonomy, and financial and economic responsibility. Its goal is to provide a safe, sound and secure path towards economic prosperity. We are approaching the future with a clear vision, enthusiasm and excitement.
KEMC continually assesses opportunities in various industry sectors, and believes the key to successful economic development is diversification. Recent discussions have included the areas of renewable energy, construction, value-added agriculture, oilfield and mining.
Please find below a current listing of KEMC companies.