Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo


Municipal Procurement Strategy for Indigenous Business (Supply Chain Management)


Department:Supply Chain ManagementSponsors:


THAT Administration consult with Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association, Indigenous communities and businesses and report to back to Council in Q1 2022 with its strategy for incorporating Indigenous Procurement opportunities into the Municipality’s procurement practices, supplemented by required governance documents.

Meeting History

Sep 14, 2021 4:00 PM Video Council Meeting

Rachel Orser, Director, Supply Chain Management provided an update on the procurement strategy for Indigenous Businesses including on-going engagement sessions, creation of a working group, hiring of a consultant, so that Administration can advance the framework, work collaboratively with aboriginal businesses and groups. Budgetary impact is not yet known.

MOVER:Claris Voyageur, Councillor
SECONDER:Mike Allen, Councillor
FOR:Don Scott, Mike Allen, Krista Balsom, Sheila Lalonde, Keith McGrath, Phil Meagher, Verna Murphy, Jeff Peddle, Jane Stroud, Claris Voyageur
ABSENT:Bruce Inglis