The Government Industry Relations (GIR) is a department of the Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN), located in Fort McMurray, Alberta which has been in existence since January 2001.
The GIR is directed by the MCFN Leadership, acts as a liaison between resource developers, operators, government agencies and the community.
The GIR provides the vehicle to bring the MCFN to the table as an equal participant in regional development. This process ensures that the MCFN is able to participate in a meaningful manner.
The MCFN maintains the GIR with resources from Industry Bi-lateral Agreements.