First Nation groups are on the forefront of negotiating agreements involving Treaty, Impact Benefit Agreements and substantial economic opportunities from development projects on their territories. To maximize the opportunity for the communities we serve, we are committed to finding the customized strategy that leads to the greatest benefit.

Our focus on respectful, fair and principled conversations between all parties has created sustainable relationships and successful partnerships that have resulted in positive outcomes for all involved. We have a proven track record of assisting clients in advancing the interests of their community through meaningful community consultation processes, negotiation of treaties or agreements and developing partnership agreements to ensure future opportunity for the Nations we serve.

Our professional team has the experience to lead planning and negotiation ensuring that our clients are able to utilize their product in the most effective way to create positive outcomes for their community. Our team at DM Cultural Services has a wealth of knowledge and skills to ensure our clients’ needs are addressed, and an ability to develop long-term, respectful relationships with our clients. Our focus on commitment and integrity ensures that we can assist in building sustainable and prosperous communities, while strengthening government and industry relations.

Expert Advice

DM Cultural Services Ltd. has a talented team of professionals with exceptional skills in providing proven advice in many areas.

  • Impact Benefit Agreements
  • Land Use Planning
  • Consultation & Accommodation
  • Government Relations
  • Memorandums of Understanding
  • Resource / Royalty Revenue Sharing
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Lands and Resource Consultation
  • Policies and Protocols
  • Governance and Communications
  • Proposals, Reports, Evaluations

Mediation and Facilitation

DM Cultural Services Ltd. has been a part of many negotiations and resulting solutions creating a wide range of successful agreements for First Nations.

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Land Claims
  • Compensation
  • Culturally-Appropriate Methodologies
  • Consultation and accommodation
  • Treaty negotiation support
  • Impact Benefit Agreements
  • Energy and Industry
  • Partnership Agreements

Relationship Building

Building and fostering relationships is the key to all economic ventures and community development. With years of proven relationships with First Nations across BC and NWT, DM Cultural Services Ltd. prides itself in the ability to help move clients forward to meet their community goals.

  • Aboriginal Relations
  • Community Engagement
  • Consultation and Accommodation
  • Facilitation
  • Government Relations
  • Aboriginal Cultural Approaches
  • Economic Partnerships
  • Joint Ventures
  • Strategic Communications and Media Planning
  • Community Outreach
  • Training and Capacity Development