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Pictured above: The Northern store in Oxford House, MB

Our Community Promise

The North West Company Inc. is proud of the active role we play within the communities we serve, striving to make a positive, progressive difference. Our contributions within the community of Oxford House First Nation, MB, are a testament to our commitment.

Bunibonibee Cree Nation, formerly known as Oxford House First Nation, is located along the eastern shoreline of Oxford Lake at the headwaters of the Hayes River, about 950 km northeast of Winnipeg, MB.

The Cree Nation is home to 1,950 residents (as per 2016 Census, Statistics Canada) who are predominantly Woodland Cree and more specifically Rocky Cree who speaks Cree and English. The remote community is accessible by air all year round and by winter road during the winter months. 

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North West is proud of the positive impact we have on the community.

1. Employment: We are one of the most prominent employers in Oxford House, with our Northern store employing 68 individuals. Our commitment to local talent is demonstrated through our workforce consisting of 97% Indigenous employees.*

2. Capital Investment: Northern has made a $10,527,564 capital investment in the Oxford House store over a 10-year period.*

3. Annual Economic Impact: Northern is making a positive impact in Oxford House with $2,132,056 annual economic impact in the community.*

Oxford House Northern Store Manager, William MacLeod, and his team are significant community supporters.

I have lived in Oxford House for the past 17 years. In many ways, it is my second hometown. It is the people that make Oxford House special. I have a strong core group of team members who I can count on. We believe in being a trusted part of the community. Everyone here has a big heart, is kind and is willing to help whenever needed. It’s gestures like this that make me proud to be a member of “Team Oxford House!” said MacLeod.

*For the year ending 2020