Calgary, AB – Fort McKay, AB, August 27, 2020 – Stream Source and Saskana Staffing have partnered to increase job opportunities for Indigenous peoples in Alberta.
This partnership aims at strengthening the expertise of both organizations and bridge the gap between Indigenous workers and corporate Canada with employment opportunities. The partnership will target First Nations, Inuit and Metis professionals on a temporarily, contract or permanent-basis across a wide-range of positions from technical and management to field and administrative.
“Indigenous employment is Canada’s future growth,” says Jamie Matei, Chief Executive Officer, Saskana Staffing. “We are excited to partner with Stream Source to increase diversity in Canada’s workforce. Our common goals to promote inclusive work environment, along with our commitment to providing Indigenous workers with stable and meaningful work, make us strong advocates for Indigenous recruitment.”
“Every organization has a corporate responsibility to make a difference within our local and Indigenous communities to generate long-term sustainable employment,” says Jeffrey Bowen, President, Stream Source. “Our goal is to identify potential hires and provide them with resources to succeed, as well as educate our clients on hiring practices to accommodate Indigenous communities.”
About Stream Source
Stream Source is an Indigenous and women-owned recruitment and contractor management venture that reinvests in local Nations. Our mission is to secure long-term sustainable employment for Indigenous people: trades people and Indigenous businesses in a manner that is based on mutual trust, common understanding and open dialogue. We equip Indigenous people with jobs, opportunities and facilitate training in diverse sectors of the economy.
About Saskana Staffing
Saskana Staffing is the RMWB’s premier staffing and temporary worker placement expert. Saskana has a tailor-made approach to its clients and adapts to its clients’ specific needs. Our leadership team specializes in shutdown teams, project staffing, employment placement and recruiting services throughout Northern Alberta.