At EDI, the diverse range of projects we work on takes us to unique and remote ecosystems across Canada. We value and actively foster mutually beneficial partnerships, developing long-lasting relationships with a broad range of communities and organizations. This includes Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities, post-secondary educational institutions, and consulting firms.
EDI is always searching for opportunities to build on existing relationships and develop new partnerships. Please feel free to contact us if you have interest in partnering on future projects.
Some of the partnerships EDI is currently engaged in are provided in the links below. We focus on building relationships that support our core purpose of making a difference by helping people and the environment. Knowledge and technical skills are shared with the goals of learning, empowering youth, generating employment opportunities, and creating long-term, sustainable ventures.
LTN Environmental Consulting LP is a limited partnership between the Lheidli T’enneh Nation and EDI, established in 2019 to focus on projects within Lheidli T’enneh territory. This limited partnership was built on a foundation of more than twenty years of meaningful collaboration between EDI and Lheidli T’enneh’s Natural Resource Management Department. Shared projects and services have included fisheries management and research, habitat restoration, and environmental management support for forestry and transportation projects.
Sasuchan Environmental is a limited partnership between the Takla Nation and EDI, established in January 2020. Takla Nation members and EDI staff have worked collaboratively together on numerous fisheries, watershed management, and mining initiatives and projects over 25 years.
Lhai Ventures is a 100% Indigenous-owned, limited partnership that includes the Lheidli T’enneh, Nadleh Whut’en, Saik’uz, and Stellat’en Nations. The traditional territories for these four Nations are located in the region from east of Prince George to Burns Lake. Lhai Ventures is providing environmental services and construction support related to the Coastal GasLink project. Construction sections 3, 4, and 5 of this pipeline project overlap the territories of these four Nations. EDI is a subcontractor to Lhai Ventures, providing environmental service and management support on the Coastal GasLink project. EDI looks forward to working with Lhai Ventures on future endeavors.
EDI provides professional services for clients in the private sector, all levels of government, and Indigenous communities in western and northern Canada. Our team is composed of professionals who are accredited with many recognized organizations.
- Alberta Society of Professional Biologists
- American Fisheries Society
- Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia
- Association of Professional Biologists of British Columbia
- BC College of Applied Biology
- BC Institute of Agrologists
- Canadian Chapter of CPESC
- Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (North Central BC Branch)
- Canadian Institute of Planners
- Canadian Water Resources Association
- Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control [CPESC]
- ECO Canada
- Erosion & Sediment Control Association of BC
- International Erosion Control Association
- International Association for Impact Assessment, Western and Northern Canada Affiliate [IAIA-WNC]
- Planning Institute of British Columbia
- The Wildlife Society, Certified Wildlife Biologist
EDI is a proud member of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB).
With this membership, we further strengthen our commitment to reconciliation, both in our business practices and partnerships with Indigenous communities throughout Canada.