As part of the Kwikwetlem Nation, KFN Enterprises is committed to stewardship of the Nation's resources and interests over many generations. KFN Enterprises focuses on building Kwikwetlem businesses and creating viable opportunities that are environmentally, socially, culturally and economically sustainable.
KFN Enterprises Limited Partnership
KFN Enterprises Limited Partnership (KFNE) is registered in British Columbia, Canada and provides a host of services and expertise. KFNE is many things, but amongst its most integral business lines are: Project Management, Land Development, Commercial and Light Industrial Property Management, Venture Capital Financing and the Promotion of its partnerships and businesses.
KFNE is the managing partner and/or holding company for all the companies, businesses and partnerships owned or involving the Kwikwetlem First Nation. KFNE is managed by a board of directors and administered through the Executive Team under the leadership of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). KFNE is owned 100% by the Kwikwetlem First Nation but managed at arm's length from the Kwikwetlem Community and Council.
KFN Enterprises: Mission
KFNE honours the Kwikwetlem values and exists to help create an effective separation between business and politics in support of achieving the community's economic development goals.
Such goals include but are not limited to the following:
- To re-establish and evolve a broad-based economy using all territorial resources;
- To conserve and enhance those resources for future generations;
- To develop self-sustained economic development and growth; and
- To generate local and regional economic revenues and investments that reduce (eliminate) dependence on outside sources of capital and credit.
KFN Enterprises: Vision
KFNE is a vehicle for the involvement and promotion of the Kwikwetlem People in the lands, resources and, in particular the economy of the Kwikwetlem traditional territory and beyond. The founding purpose of KFNE is to create opportunities for Kwikwetlem leading to self-sufficiency and ultimately wealth creation for the People.Through this purpose, KFNE is expected to create jobs, new sources of income, acquire and improve assets and protect and build the reputation of the Kwikwetlem Nation as an economic entity.
The Kwikwetlem First Nation
The Kwikwetlem First Nation of Coquitlam, BC, Canada is Canadian aboriginal community as recognized under the Federal Indian Act.