Homalco Business Group (HBG)

A sustainable, value-based economy

Homalco First Nation recently activated its new Homalco Economic Development Corporation (HEDC). The goal is to provide arms-length centralized business management as the Nation expands its business and economic development interests through the Homalco Holdings Limited Partnership, doing business as Homalco Business Group (HBG). Currently, the HBG consists of five Nation-owned Limited Partnerships.

Key Contacts

JP Obbagy

CEO Homalco Business Group


Tess Hingert

Executive Assistant Homalco Business Group


Homalco Wildlife & Cultural Tours

Homalco Tours strives to be a leader in Indigenous tourism by using Homalco values to enrich the lives of members and guests. They deliver sustainable and award-winning cultural, wildlife and nature experiences with an authentic Indigenous perspective while growing opportunities for Homalco members.

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Qaya Way West Transportation

Recently acquired by the Homalco First Nation, we continue the legacy of safe and reliable travel with the same great skippers and service that our valued customers have come to expect. It is our goal to provide the safest and most memorable experience we can. We want your trip with us to be effortless and enjoyable. Our staff will help you book your next charter, scheduled freight, passenger service or customize a trip for you. We also now offer a courtesy shuttle so we can offer pickup from hotels/ airport or parking facilities at established pickup locations.

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100.7 The Raven

The Raven features a mix of new country and classic country music, as well as Homalco/K'ómoks/Tla'amin culture and language programming.

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Jeh Jeh Tenure Management

Jeh Jeh is a recently incorporated Limited Partnership that’s function is to manage the forest assets within Homalco territory. Assembling forest tenures, the aspiration of Jeh Jeh is to assemble a volume of 100,000 m3 for the purpose of sustaining their communities through employment, stewardship, and economic activity. The Nation has always used the resources from the land to sustain themselves and look to have more control over the outcomes of the activity in their territory.

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Orford Hatchery

The Orford Fish Hatchery is located in Orford Bay in Bute Inlet. It was established 1992 and is located in an old logging camp site. The Hatchery was originally a small operation that allowed the Nation to provide training and employment opportunities. It quickly grew to a larger operation that can support up to 3.5 million chum fry each year.

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