WHY?We get up every morning knowingwe can work together to create abetter world… for our children andour children’s children.
WHO A RE WE?• We are a diversified corporation operating under thecorporate laws within the Canada Corporations Act.• We started with $25,000 from each of the 7 tribal councils.•7 Tribal Councils each own ONE equal share of TCIG withthe right to appoint a single shareholder nominee to theBoard and have the opportunity to consolidate 2 Billion inannual business in the province.
7 TRIBA L COUNCILS•Swampy Cree Tribal Council•West Region Tribal Council•Interlake Reserves Tribal Council•Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council•Keewatin Tribal Council•Island Lake Tribal Council•Southeast Resource Development Council
WHERE A RE WE TODA Y?•We have revenues approaching $120 million annuallyand we don’t receive any government funding•We have a Company with a great business reputationfor continued growth and great future ahead•We have paid out in cash over $20 million directly tothe 7 Tribal Councils in fees and donations.•We have a business plan to year 2025 to achieve $1billion in revenue.
TOTA L CA SH PA ID DIRECTLY TO TRIBA L COUNCILS CUMULA TIVE RETURN ON INVESTMENT
WHA T DO WE DO?•We work together in unity – 22 years of success•We combine our resources - 22 years ago a $25,000 investment•We focus on the long Term•We specialize in win/win partnerships with multinational corporations(ex. PepsiCo, Parmalat, Jack Links, Blue Cross) and with Aboriginalgroups.
TCIG BUSINESS MODEL Wholesale // Wholesale Patronage & Retail Retail Partnership Benefit Construction Construction Tribal Tribal First Nation First Nation Councils & Councils & Bands – ‘1 Stop ‘1 Stop Bands –Other Clients Solutions’ In: Solutions’ In: Financial FinancialOther Clients Services Services Direct benefit to Hospitality Hospitality Community Transportation Transportation && Logistics Logistics
FIRST CA NDIA N FUELS OPERA TING BUSINESS• FCF is the leading Aboriginal owned fuel supplier servicing Manitoba and Ontario with a long term goal to service all of Canada.• FCF provides independent First Nations, retail operations with reliable, cost effective fuel service supply which is supported by value added services which are then passed onto the public.• Through the ongoing relationship of TCIG with DOMO Gasoline Corporation, FCF successfully launched three co-branded fuel sites in Winnipeg.•VP & General Manager: Bill Young
A RCTIC BEVERA GES OPERA TING BUSINESS• In 1991 Arctic Beverages became wholly owned by TCIG and is the only First Nations owned and operated Pepsi bottler in the world.• Arctic services Northern Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwestern Ontario and Nunavut.• Arctic brands include Pepsi and Pepsi products, they are also the distributor of Frito Lay Canada, Parmalat, Nestle, Jack Links, and Canada Bread.•VP & General Manager: Terry Brown
PRECA MBRIA N OPERA TING BUSINESS• TCIG is the owner of Precambrian Limited since January 2009.• PWL contributes to the success of First Nations people and businesses.• PWL is a full service, wholesale and retail, product support services and transportation provider.• PWL specializes in improving quality of life by providing a wide variety of specialty programs and products such as food service, household items and leisure items.•VP & General Manager: Bill Young
WOK BOX OPERA TING BUSINESS• Wok Box is a Canadian franchise operating in 65+ locations in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Atlantic Canada and Lebanon.• As the Wok Box developed for Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota regions.
FA MOUS DA VE’S OPERA TING BUSINESS• Known for its on-premise real pit smokers where the BBQ is slow- smoked for up to 10 hours over smoldering hickory wood• Famous Daves serves scratch-recipe cooking, and has won over 500 awards• 200 restaurants across the U.S. including Hawaii• Winnipeg is the first International location…the first in Canada• 200 seat dinning room
FIRST CA NA DIA N TRA NSPORTA TION OPERA TING BUSINESS• Road, air, rail and sealift• A professional team that has over thirty two years of experience in moving wholesale goods and freight from major distribution centers to destinations throughout the Central Canadian north.• FCT recognizes that northern customers require reliable year round access to goods and services at rates that are fair and reasonable.• Serving Northwestern Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and the Central Arctic.•General Manager: Harold Bonazew
FIRST CA NA DIA N CONSTRUCTION OPERA TING BUSINESS• In 2006 TCIG majority owner partnered with CH2m Hill Canada Ltd. to form First Canadian Infrastructure Inc.• FCI has performed work for over 25 First Nations across Canada and continues to grow the business on a national basis.• FCI, provides expert advice and services, jobs and economic development for First Nations.
FIRST CA NA DIA N HEA LTH OPERA TING BUSINESS• First Canadian Health Management Corporation became wholly owned by TCIG in 2000. Since that time business volumes have doubled.• During 2008 & 2009 FCH realize a 15% increase in revenues while continuing to deliver high quality and exceptional service levels.• TCH partners with ESI to administer the Health Canada’s Non-Insured Health Benefits Program for medical, dental and pharmaceutical claims for Aboriginal people.•General Manager: Mary Dee-Smylie
INVESTMENT COMPA NIES•First Nations Bank•Paragon Pharmacies•Exchange Income Corporation•Big Freight Systems•Artis Reit•All in West! Capital Corporation•Larters at St. Andrews & The Meadows•Tribal Marketing
A wards & A chievements•1998 Pepsi Cola Canada Bottler of the Year•2001 Regional finalist for the 50 best managed companies•2007 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for outstanding contribution inthe community by a business•2007 Pepsi Cola North America Bottler of the Year•2007 Pepsi Cola Canada Bottler of the Year•2008 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for outstanding mediumbusiness•2008 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for outstanding contribution inthe community by a business•2011 Pepsi Cola Canada Bottler of the Year*Canada has 14 Pepsi bottlers*North America has 180 Pepsi bottlers
TCIG VISION•TCIG Shareholders, Board & Management are committedto working together to:•Vision 2025 - 20% growth per year - $1 Billion of Revenue•Knowledgeable & well informed leadership – throughout ourcommunities•Investments in synergy type businesses (Key InvestmentAreas)•$7 Million of annual payouts to Owners•Generate wealth by doing business together.
WHA T IS OUR PRIMA RY FOCUS?•Profitability•Managing Risk•Wealth preservation•Employment opportunities –Today - 400 employees with 25% Aboriginal workforce –1991 – 17 employees with 10% Aboriginal workforce•The more we make the more we can give back
HOW DO WE OPERA TE?•We have a strict Investment Formula –Low risk & high return•Focus on our exit strategy•Look for synergy and build our relationships
WHA T CA N WE BRING TO THE TA BLE?•Tribal Ownership•Strength of Corporate Diversity•Purchasing Power•Capital•Expertise in partnering with multinational companies
•Started in 2008 in Pukatawagan as a corporate partnershipbetween TCIG, Arctic Beverages, PepsiCo & ONEXONE•Partnered with the ONEXONE First Nations Breakfast programprojected to serve 350,000 hot breakfasts in 13 communities in2012•The Program has already seen overwhelmingly positive resultssince first implemented in October 2008. The healthy mealsprovide at the start of every school day have tremendous positiveimpact on learning, creativity, improved test grades, and evenattendance.