Information for Community Members
What Does White Lake Limited Partnership Mean to the Community?
White Lake Limited Partnership (WLLP) is the principal business development corporation of the Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (Pic Mobert First Nation). It was formed in 2009 as part of a long-term sovereign wealth strategy designed by our people, for our people. The corporation aims to create economic opportunities, to foster community independence and develop a sustainable future for the generations following us.
10 years ago, the Pic Mobert First Nation didn’t own a single business. Since then, WLLP has created over 17 business entities, including limited partnerships, corporations and joint ventures in sectors like:
- Renewable energy (water power and solar)
- Contract labour
- Forestry (manufacturing and logging)
- Construction (buildings & civil)
- Health and security services
- Trucking and heavy equipment
Over this time-frame, we have moved from $0 business revenues to over $50 million/year gross revenue combined for all of our wholly- and partially-owned companies, and our developments employ well over 175 people.
Today, White Lake Limited Partnership is a completely self-sustaining organization. We have not received any form of operating funds from Pic Mobert First Nation for several years. In fact, in 2017 we paid over $600,000 in wages to our workforce and a dividend back to the community. In 2018 our goal is to pay a dividend of $200,000 to the Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg.
WLLP Supports Community Entrepreneurship
White Lake Limited Partnership promotes and supports entrepreneurship from the Pic Mobert First Nation membership by giving preference to local companies when buying goods and services for the partnership and when entering into joint ventures and partnerships.
Community News & Events
Pic Mobert First Nation / Barrick Hemlo Contract Job Description: The successful candidates will be working as a belt cleaner responsible for cleaning under, and around conveyor belts in a safe, productive, and cost-effective manner. They will ensure all programs,...read more
GMS Camps & Catering Limited Partnership held the grand opening of its facilities here in Marathon on Wednesday, September 13th. GMS Camps is a partnership between two area First Nations, Pic Mobert First Nation and Biigtigong Nishnaabeg, and along with Sudbury-based Morris Group, to help meet the demand for local accommodations for itinerant workers in the area.read more
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the White Lake Resources Corp., the general partner for the White Lake Limited Partnership, Marlene Sabourin, President of the Board is today pleased to announce several positive developments in the long-standing relationship with Harte Gold Corp (“Harte Gold”).read more
Help guide the development of the new Land Use Plan on October 17! 3 different sessions will be held in the community to gather input on the development of a new Land Use Plan. Please note the time and location for your group. Snacks and light refreshments will be...read more
Be sure to join the White Lake Limited Partnership team at our booth on Aboriginal Day where you'll find galaxy jars, coloring pages, tattoos and balloons! Other things happening on Aboriginal Day: scavenger hunt canoe races bean bag toss bouncy castles and dunk tank...read more