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Our approach to relationship building

As a corporate citizen doing business within Canada, and working in areas inhabited by Indigenous Peoples, Babcock is committed to strengthening the relationship with Indigenous Peoples. Within this mandate, and guided by our Principles of Engagement, Babcock Canada will work to build partnerships with Indigenous Peoples through an implementation framework, which focuses on the following: skills development, workforce inclusion, and procurement.

Territorial acknowledgements

Babcock would like to acknowledge that the land on which it operates in many places across Canada is the traditional territory of Indigenous Peoples. We are grateful for the opportunity to work on this land.

Ottawa

Babcock acknowledges that the land on which it operates is the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabe People.

Victoria

Babcock acknowledges that the land on which it operates is the traditional territory of the Lkwungen (Esquimalt and Songhees), Malahat, Pacheedaht, Scia’new, T’Sou-ke and W̱SÁNEC (Pauquachin, Tsartlip, Tsawout, Tseycum) peoples.

Winnipeg

Babcock acknowledges that the land on which it operates is the traditional territory of the  Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.

Halifax

Babcock acknowledges that the land on which it operates is the traditional territory of the Mi’kmaq People.

Committed to working with Indigenous businesses

Babcock is committed to working alongside Indigenous businesses to help strengthen and broaden our Canadian supply chain. As committed members of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business’ Progressive Aboriginal Relations Program, we join them in their mission to “foster sustainable business relations between First Nations, Inuit and Métis people and Canadian Business”.

From left to right: Kevin Deer, Faithkeeper, Matthew Crawley, VP Commercial, Babcock, Jo-Anne Maracle Tabobandung, Dean of Aviation, FNTI

How to become a supplier

Babcock works with suppliers across Canada. If, like ours, your business is committed to the highest standards in quality products, customer service, safety, continuous innovation and industry best practices, we would welcome your interest in joining our world-class supply chain.

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Supporting Indigenous Communities

Babcock and its employees are proud to work with and support Indigenous schools and skills development initiatives and organizations across the country. These include:

Indigenous Engagement in the Newsroom

News   |  11/18/2020

Babcock employees named CCAB Aboriginal Procurement Champions

Babcock is proud to announce that Alicia Reckzin, Project Officer, Indigenous Engagement, and Annalise Glinker, Subcontracts Specialist, are joining the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Businesses as Aboriginal Procurement Champions, representing Babcock.
News   |  03/09/2020

Babcock Employees Support the First Nations Technical Institute

On February 20th, Babcock employees visited the First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI), on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, to donate over $8,000 fundraised through the sale of legacy IT equipment within the business.
News   |  12/21/2018

Babcock joins the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Babcock is pleased to announce that it has joined the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) as a non-Aboriginal member business. The CCAB builds bridges […]

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Moira Bird - Babcock Canada Inc.
Moira Bird

Project Officer – Indigenous Relations

As Babcock’s Project Officer for Indigenous Relations, Moira works in close collaboration with Indigenous organizations and communities to facilitate strong working relationships. She coordinates engagement with Indigenous businesses, and develops long-term strategic partnerships.