"Building stronger communities one project at a time."

Mission Statement:

"To grow a Canadian company designed to provide professional consulting services in economic and social development, to the public, public institutions and the business community by being a link between developers and communities with the goal of inclusion and realizing community potential."


Biography (William H. Flowers, LLB)

Over the past twelve years Bill Flowers has been employed with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) where he has worked with First Nation and other governments throughout Atlantic Canada on the negotiation of land claims agreements and in education. He has also worked extensively with the federal and provincial governments in economic and community development. His employment has included assignments at Parks Canada and in the Privy Council Office in Ottawa. Bill is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Aboriginal Program Council, for Aboriginal Leadership and Development at the Banff Centre for Management, Banff, Alberta.

Mr. Flowers has been involved in the field of education as a member of the Labrador School Board for several years and as Manager of Education for AANDC. He was the inaugural chair of the Voisey’s Bay Environmental Management Board, established by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador with the Government of Canada, the Labrador Inuit Association and the Innu Nation, to ensure continuity of benefits to Labrador Aboriginal groups from the Voisey’s Bay development.

Mr. Flowers holds a law degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax.



Biography (Joanne C. Trenholme, BBA)

Joanne Trenholme is a native of Baie Verte, New Brunswick, a small coastal community, minutes from the Confederation Bridge that connects the mainland to Prince Edward Island.

Joanne studied at the University of Prince Edward Island where she obtained a business degree specializing in tourism and human resource management. She also holds a diploma in Events and Conventions Management from Holland College, PEI.

She worked at Holland College in PEI, at the Tourism and Hospitality Centre to develop the first Aboriginal Tourism Program on the Island. Currently Joanne is employed with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada. Her passion is to help develop small rural communities as a tourism destination of choice.

Joanne has served on the provincial accreditation board for Addictions Services in PEI as part of her studies at UPEI. Her role was to assist with assessing work standards and providing a work plan that would facilitate communication between various work groups and staff.

She has also worked with eight Family Resource Centres across Prince Edward Island (non-profit organization) to develop a marketing plan and strategically help move their business more into the general population. In doing this, they have grown their market base and have become widely used by all families across the Island.