Indigenous Economic Stability Through Authentic Partnerships

As the business entity of the Lower Nicola Indian Band, LNIB Development Corporation is focused on growing the economic footprint of its stakeholders. Partnerships and joint ventures make up LNIB Dev. Corp’s portfolio. Together, these businesses offer reciprocal benefits to the LNIB community.

Learn about our partnerships and joint ventures.


We work with those that share our vision and values, encourage initiative, and are committed to a positive, working environment.

Environmental Responsibility

We take a holistic approach to environmental responsibility and respect the land our communities depend on.


We share a personal and professional commitment to protecting the health and safety of our employees, contractors, and the communities in which we operate.


We are committed to providing a sustainable future for the generations to come and the communities we live and work in.

We Offer Diverse Business Opportunities

To ensure future economic growth and wealth development, LNIB Development Corp. is open to a broad range of business partnerships and joint ventures.

Find out what LNIB can offer your business by contacting our team.


LNIBDC companies have a long, proud history in the forestry industry.  We provide services in the forest sector such as Timber Cruising, Block layout, Road Development and much more. See Shulus Forest Enterprises


LNIBDC successfully partners with LNSS and provides services to Highland Valley Copper, one of the largest mines in the country.

Aggregate Materials

LNIBDC has access to multiple properties perfect for aggregate material production. Easy transportation potential make this a great business opportunity.


Civil Construction

We partner with companies like Infracon to build successful Joint Ventures that expand opportunities for LNIBDC and local community members.

The Transportation Gateway to Interior and Coastal B.C.

Situated approximately 270 kilometers northeast of Vancouver, LNIB and the adjacent City of Merritt are the first major communities encountered after traveling along the Coquihalla (Hwy 5) and acts as the gateway to all other major highways, linking the west coast to the B.C. Interior.

This strategic location can provide reduced transportation costs and increased access to markets to the businesses operating within the Lower Nicola Valley.

View maps and location information about Lower Nicola Valley and its potential.

Partnering with LNIBDC has given us a strategic advantage that has let us bid more aggressively on contracts and secure substantial business growth, even through tough economic times.

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Enhancing culture, safety & environment in the community we live and work

The LNIB Development Corp. Vision

Our vision at LNIBDC is to achieve excellence in the following five areas:

  1. Workplace Safety. We provide a safe workplace for our employees with no exceptions and no excuses.
  2. Environmental excellence. We will protect our Land and Waters according to Nlaka’pamux values.
  3. Sustainable employment for our LNIB people. We will work with LNIB contractors and entrepreneurs whenever possible, and always be on the lookout for opportunities to increase LNIB employment, year over year.
  4. Sustainable financial growth for our LNIB shareholder. We will operate profitable businesses to ensure the success and growth of LNIBDC and to provide a financial return to our LNIB shareholder in the form of a dividend, or cash disbursement.
  5. Quality of work. As a forestry and civil/construction service provider, we strive for excellence in the quality of work that we provide to our customers.

The LNIB Development Corp. Mission

At LNIBDC our mission is to make life better for LNIB people by building strong, sustainable businesses at our Development Corporation. 

Businesses that will provide employment and training opportunities, generate dividends for the Band, support local initiatives and make our community proud of us.

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