Chief Isaac Group of Companies and Backcountry Yukon Resources Inc. are pleased to announce the establishment of an exciting new joint venture agreement to work collaboratively in the traditional territory of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in. The agreement highlights the benefits of buying and supporting local companies and aims to create long-term wellness and prosperity for Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in shareholders and citizens, the community and the Yukon Territory. The agreement contains training and skill development provisions for Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizens.
The Chief Isaac Group and Backcountry Yukon Resources Inc. will collaborate on site construction services. In 2017, work was done for mining companies to construct drilling platforms for exploration work to occur. Both Chief Isaac Group of Companies and Backcountry Yukon Resources Inc. are local Yukon firms that employ Yukoners.