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Fort William First Nation economic director Wally Bannon said the band’s construction company is developing a good track record to take on more road construction and rock crushing work, but faces a critical manpower shortage.
First Nation construction company takes to the roadWally Bannon has an interesting dilemma on his hands.The economic director for Fort William First Nation said there’s no shortage of contracting jobs in the pipeline for the band’s contracting company, Fort William Construction, but he’s facing a critical shortage of skilled manpower.Two years after the creation of the firm, Bannon said the “opportunities just keep knocking at the door.”The community of 930, situated across the Kam River from Thunder Bay, owns about $2.5 million worth of heavy ...


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