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Indigenous Relations
Our Commitment to Indigenous People and Communities

Lakeside believes taking strides towards building trust, while collaborating and supporting the Indigenous community is both a privilege and a responsibility. While we are in the beginning stages of transforming our corporate responsibility strategy, we are committed to improving our performance in Indigenous relations, and continuously directing our initiatives towards collaborating, and sharing knowledge and resources with Indigenous communities and its people.

We are honoured to be designated at the Committed Level in the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) program. This is a significant milestone for Lakeside.




Indigenous Policy Statement  
Lakeside believes taking strides towards building trust, while collaborating and supporting the Indigenous community is both a privilege and a responsibility. While we are in the beginning stages of transforming our corporate responsibility strategy, we are committed to improving our performance in Indigenous relations, and continuously directing our initiatives towards collaborating, and sharing knowledge and resources with Indigenous communities and its people. Through our pursuit of these initiatives, Lakeside aims to foster sustainable, positive Indigenous relations in all aspects of our business and positively contribute to a thriving Canadian economy.
Business Development Strategy
Business Development Strategy
We will strategically seek to establish and nurture mutually beneficial business relationships with Indigenous-owned and/or run businesses in our local communities.
Community Engagement
Community Engagement
We will develop and sustain positive and progressive relationships with our local indigenious communities through both physical and monetary support of programs and initiatives.
Leadership Actions
Leadership Actions
Lakeside’s leadership, through all levels of our organization, will take the necessary proactive steps to reinforce organizational focus on Indigenous relations and our commitments made herein.
Recruitment & Retention Program
Recruitment & Retention Program
We will commit resources to achieving equitable representation of Indigenous persons across the organization through recruiting and retaining Indigenous talent, promoting mobility of Indigenous employees across the organization, and providing cultural awareness and sensitivity training.