ABOUT HANESHE

Haneshe LP is a majority Indigenous-owned environmental services firm based in Cold Lake First Nations.

As a partner, Golder Associates operates Haneshe LP and provides specialized technical expertise and project management services as local capability and capacity grows.

Haneshe integrates technical expertise with Indigenous knowledge and values to deliver sustainable, innovative solutions to our clients.

We work in partnership with Indigenous communities to:

  • Provide professional, cost-effective turn-key environmental services;
  • Build a strong health and safety culture for sustainable business and employment relationships;
  • Maximize opportunities and benefits for both Indigenous communities and industry clients by increasing contracting, training and employment on every project;
  • Develop training programs to increase capacity for Indigenous employment opportunities on major resource development projects;
  • Work with Indigenous communities to develop long-term employment opportunities that lead to careers in environmental sciences.

The goal is to help position Indigenous community members for future employment opportunities, and to help build capacity within communities to provide environmental consulting services.

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ABOUT THE ARTIST

Alex Janvier is a member of the “Indian Group of Seven”, and one of the significant pioneering Indigenous artists in Canada. His work is found in many collections across Canada, and is exhibited internationally. Although he has completed several murals nationally, Janvier speaks of the 450 sq. metre masterpiece, “Morning Star,” in the Grand Hall of the Canadian Museum of Civilization as a major highlight of his career. Alex Janvier lives in Cold Lake, Alberta, where his passion and natural talents for creative expression remain strong to this day. www.alexjanvier.com

SERVICES



Environmental Project Management:

Including Indigenous participation in sub-contracting and direct employment opportunities.


RandRServiceReclamation & Remediation

From site assessment to reclamation certification, our team works closely with clients to overcome environmental challenges through site-specific mitigation measures and implementation.


IPandTServiceIndigenous Participation & Training

We assist our clients in maximizing opportunities for Indigenous communities and businesses by developing project specific participation plans.


EandEServiceEnvironmental Planning & Permitting:

We provide fully integrated environmental and ground engineering* services to meet your project’s regulatory requirements and environmental goals. We help our clients minimize risk towards achieving sustainable development.


Indigenous Engagement & Consultation

Engagement with Indigenous communities involves gaining trust and building understanding by sharing information in an honest, respectful and meaningful way. We offer our clients clear pathways for engaging with the communities connected to their projects.


SPandIServiceStrategic Planning & Infrastructure

We work in collaboration with communities to assess infrastructure needs, evaluate options and identify funding sources. From transportation and land development to water and waste management, we provide the environmental and ground engineering* services needed for project approval, construction and operation.


*Ground engineering services provided by Golder Associates Ltd.


We integrate technical excellence and Indigenous values to deliver sustainable, innovative solutions to our clients.
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Health & Safety

Health, safety and environment are Haneshe’s top priority and a key component of all work we do. Haneshe is fully committed to the health and safety of our employees, subcontractors, clients and the public, and to the protection of the environment. Haneshe has developed a formal Health, Safety and Environment Management System, and our work is conducted in accordance with our client’s health, safety and environment objectives. A copy of Haneshe’s health, safety and environment Policy can be found here.

Health, safety and environment are a responsibility of each Haneshe employee. All project employees will be properly trained for the job and site where they are working, and will adhere to Haneshe’s and client’s policies, including relevant Health, Safety & Environment, Code of Conduct, and Fit for Duty policies. Haneshe will tailor the training approach and materials to accommodate various learning styles, cultural backgrounds, education, and levels of experience.

PROJECTS

Here are some projects Haneshe has worked on



Suncor Energy Inc. – Firebag Reclamation and Wildlife Monitoring,  May 2017 to December 2018

Haneshe provided field assistants to Golder’s wildlife and vegetation biologists during field surveys to document revegetation status and wildlife use of four reclaimed sites, and wildlife presence in proximity to infrastructure at Suncor’s Firebag In-Situ Project. The surveys included spring breeding bird surveys, summer and fall small-mammal trapping surveys and vegetation surveys on the reclaimed areas, and supporting maintenance of remote cameras to record wildlife activities. The Haneshe field assistant’s duties included recording of data, setting and checking of small mammal traps, checking and maintaining remote wildlife cameras.


Enbridge – Line 3 Replacement Project,  August 2017 to July 2018

Haneshe worked closely with Golder and the Ermineskin Cree First Nation to facilitate and coordinate the hiring and participation of a number of Indigenous Field Assistants to support terrestrial and aquatics monitoring associated with the construction of a pipeline replacement project in Saskatchewan. Project activities included crew logistics, training and scheduling, coordination with the Indigenous community, participation by onsite crew members in environmental monitoring, sample and data collections and daily field reporting, amphibian relocations.


AltaLink Management Ltd. – Red Deer Transmission Line Decommissioning,  January to April 2018

Haneshe worked closely with Golder and the Ermineskin Cree First Nation to coordinate the hiring and participation of a number of Indigenous Field Assistants to support Phase II Environmental Site Assessments in advance of decommissioning of a transmission line in central Alberta. The Haneshe field assistants were responsible for filling out field data forms and notes, sample collection and participation in daily field health and safety meetings and reporting.


Enbridge – Cheecham Corridor Reroute Construction Project,  December 2019 – February 2020

Haneshe worked closely with Golder and four local Indigenous Communities (Chipewyan Prairie Dene First Nation, Heart Lake First Nation, Fort McMurray 468 First Nation and Fort McKay Métis) to facilitate and coordinate the participation and hiring of a number of Indigenous Field Assistants to support aquatics monitoring associated with the construction of a pipeline rerouting project in NE Alberta. Members of Fort McMurray 468 First Nation and Fort McKay Métis were hired directly by Haneshe. Project activities included crew logistics, training and scheduling, coordination with the Indigenous community, participation by onsite crew members in environmental monitoring, sample and data collections and daily field reporting.


Wind Power Project Pre-Disturbance Soil Surveys,  November 2019 to present

Haneshe hired a field assistant from Piikani First Nation to support the client’s Indigenous business development initiatives for development of a wind power project, located on Treaty 7 lands in southeastern Alberta. The Field Assistant supported Golder’s soil scientist with Pre-Disturbance Soils Assessment (PDSA) field studies to meet requirements under the Conservation and Reclamation (C&R) Directive. The Haneshe Field Assistant duties included digging of soil inspection points using a shovel and hand auger, collection of soil samples for analysis, recording field notes, participation in daily health and safety meetings and reporting.


Dean Janvier

Dean Janvier
President, Haneshe LP

Dean Janvier is a Dene citizen and lives in the community of Cold Lake First Nations in northeastern Alberta. He has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of First Nations and Canadian politics, Indigenous policy, corporate relations and communications. For more than 10 years, Dean worked at the Assembly of First Nations with Indigenous leaders from across Canada. Dean has also held key business development roles with the Cold Lake First Nations group of companies.

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Haneshe LP is a partnership between Dean Janvier & Golder Associates Ltd.

Dean Janvier
Email: Dean.Janvier@haneshe.com

Trevor Cuthbert
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Tel: 403.299.6451
Email: trevor_cuthbert@golder.com

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