CEDI Presentation - Ke-ondaatiziying Conference

January 5, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Engineering & Technology, Computer Science, Information Security
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Regional Distribution Centre



Six First Nation- Municipal pairs across Canada  Two-year pilot project



Northwestern Ontario First Nation-Municipal Partners  Lac Seul First Nation,  Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI)  And, Sioux Lookout



Joint initiative with Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (Cando)



Partners are to work collaboratively on a regional development project

CEDI Partners LAC SEUL FIRST NATIONS



CEDI partners are exploring the feasibility of a Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) that would serve as a central distribution point for fresh foods and consumer goods



The objective is to sources direct from manufacturers or importers to allow for:  competitive pricing,  better ‘use by’ dates,  shorter delivery times, and  reduced stock holding.



The RDC would provide the space and equipment for food and consumer goods to be stored, lightly processed, packed, and palletized as well wholesale and retail vending space, and offer storage space for communities with limited capacity



The RDC would operate as a non-profit social enterprise



Lac Seul and Sioux Lookout are located 430 and 400 road km respectively northwest of Thunder Bay



KI (Big Trout Lake) is a remote FN community located 430 air km north of Sioux Lookout (limited access in winter by road)

Why Sioux Lookout RDCs are strategically placed close to point of use, taking advantage of local transport hubs to serve several communities from one point



Sioux Lookout services 30,000 people from 29 remote First Nation communities Sioux Lookout Lac Seul

Thunder Bay



Sioux Lookout Airport - CYXL



30,000 movements annually



120,000 passengers annually

First Nations-Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative (CEDI) a joint initiative of FCM & CANDO

KI, Lac Seul First Nations, Municipality of Sioux Lookout DEVELOPMENT

SOURCING

ECONOMIC LOGISTICS

CONSUMER GOODS & FOODS

EDUCATION

TRAINING EMPLOYMENT

REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTRE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE







In many ways, developing a co-operative business is a lot like developing a traditional business. Where things differ is that a co-op is shaped through collective effort and group decision-making as well as a set of co-operative principles that help to guide the business. This makes the business planning more complex, but it also means the resulting corporation is stronger and more likely to succeed.

Why start a co-op?. 

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You (and your organizing group) want to respond to a need/challenge/opportunity in your community in a democratic and sustainable way; www.ontario.coop http://cloverbeltlocalfoodcoop.com http://www.foodbanksnorthwest.ca/



Sioux Lookout and Big Trout are important transportation hubs

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug

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Sustainable Employment Training Programs for Youth at Risk Increase warehousing capacity Avoid Expiration Increase Security Lower Costs Healthy Choices Quality Assurance Consolidated Deliveries Help In Emergencies

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KI (Big Trout Lake) Lac Seul First Nation Municipality of Sioux Lookout Federation Canadian Municipalities Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers Lakehead University – Food Security Research Network “Mapping Local Foods Systems in Northwestern Ontario” Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre “Greenhouse Project” Thunder Bay Economic Development Commission “Logistics Project” Cloverbelt Local Food Co-op On Co-op – The Ontario Co-operative Association Advisors: FedNor and NOHFC

For more information, contact:  Bruce Sakakeep, KI Director Economic Development [email protected]

Chris Angeconeb, Lac Seul Economic Development, General Manager [email protected]



Vicki Blanchard, Sioux Lookout Economic Development Manager [email protected]

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