Creating sustainable sources of revenue for our community
Noozhoo Nokiiyan Limited Partnership manages the for-profit enterprises and investments of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation. We are engaged in a broad range of sectors including hospitality and tourism, gaming, retail, infrastructure, commercial real estate, logistics, green energy, and renewable technology. Among our most visible operations are a Tim Horton's, Minisi Convenience and Gift, and our investment in Sky Canoe Inc. announced in February, 2021. We continue to seek new ways to grow our investment portfolio in accordance with our Vision and Mission Statements.
Noozhoo Nokiiyan Limited Partnership's purpose is to engage in, and develop, wealth creation opportunities for the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation to support the community's access to sustainable sources of revenue for the next seven generations and beyond.
Noozhoo Nokiiyan Limited Partnership is established to, among other things:
Engage only in activities that are consistent with MSIFN's Vision and Mission statements;
Diversify and/or expand upon MSIFN's for-profit initiatives, on or off-Reserve;
Create employment opportunities for MSIFN Members, their families and other Indigenous Peoples in cooperation with MSIFN's employment & economic development officer;
Develop commercial enterprises in the designated commercial corridor of the First Nation, encouraging visitors and patrons to frequent MSIFN businesses;
Develop business and entrepreneurial opportunities that benefit the First Nation as a whole, and where possible, seek out and support the promotion of procurement opportunities for Indigenous businesses;
Seek economic initiatives and technologies that create opportunities, incentives and/or examples for MSIFN's and other Indigenous youth to aspire to in looking toward future education, training and vocational opportunities;
Collaborate with Chief and Council on the potential use of MSIFN-held lands, pursuant to the MSIFN land use plan;
Work with MSIFN's Council and consultation team to explore economic opportunities arising from interference with Treaty or aboriginal rights by Crown or third party actors;
Engage with and improve economic relations with neighbouring communities, including with Scugog Township;
Identify the potential for collaboration with other First Nations to develop a stable, growing and sustainable Indigenous economy;
Be an example to other businesses of ethical and environmentally responsible economic development;
Promote and protect Indigenous culture in economic development; and,
Pursue economic development initiatives that are consistent with MSIFN cultural values by considering the next seven generations in investment decisions.