Supporting Economic Reconciliation
through the development of agreements designed to promote long-term growth, strong business relationships, community wellness and cultural connection.
Indigenous Economic Development
Stacey assists Indigenous communities and their business partners in negotiating a wide range of benefits from projects and business opportunities taking place in traditional territories.
Stacey is committed to supporting economic reconciliation and relationship building by helping Indigenous and non-Indigenous clients negotiate a variety of potential benefits through their business and economic development arrangements.
Stacey specializes in helping Indigenous business groups ensure sustainable economic development through careful development of appropriate business structures and corporate governance policies. She also helps create agreements between the Indigenous government and its business group that clarify profit distribution and respective responsibilities and create transparency. She focuses on ensuring the legal documents she drafts are clear and concise and reflect the values, culture and language of each unique community.
Stacey also offers training for economic development shareholders and directors on corporate governance best practices.
Stacey has in-depth knowledge about and regularly advises on international, federal and provincial laws/policies relating to Indigenous Peoples -- including UNDRIP, Canada's Indian Act, Income Tax Act and TRC Final Report, BC's DRIPA and related Action Plan, and US legislation including NAGPRA.