OUR MANDATE

The services offered cover a wide range of activities such as:

  • Civil engineering;
  • Architecture;
  • Building mechanics;
  • Environment;
  • Five-year plans on community assets;
  • Training and maintenance plans.

Regardless the scope of activities, our technical services are able to offer, with our knowledge and experience, professional expertise capable of providing the most competent support to Band Councils, while respecting their integrity.

The work by our technical services takes on many forms:

  • Land surveying;
  • Preparing plans and specifications;
  • Providing estimates;
  • Bidding scenarios;
  • Inspecting;
  • Supervising projects;
  • Conducting environmental assessments;
  • Feasibility studies;

The basis of our intervention mode can be characterized by the fact that our technical services rely on the knowledge acquired concerning communities and their existing environment. With a multidisciplinary approach, our technical services are able to offer Band Councils solutions to various problems by taking into account distinct aspects such as environmental impacts, maintenance, price/quality ratio, future development, etc.

OUR TEAM

DENYS BERNARD
DENYS BERNARDEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
One of the roles occupied by Denys is representing the Nation. He supervises, manages and administers the different funding programs and current projects at the Grand Conseil de la Nation Waban-Aki (GCNWA). He is also in charge of staff supervision and ensures that the institutional values and established performance requirements are respected.
MARIO DIAMOND
MARIO DIAMONDTECHNICAL SERVICES DIRECTOR
Mario has extensive experience and knowledge in the field of civil engineering. Having worked with the GCNWA for over 10 years, he supervises, manages and administers the technical services department in both civil engineering and construction in general.
GENEVIÈVE VEILLEUX
GENEVIÈVE VEILLEUXARCHITECTURAL TECHNICIAN
Geneviève graduated with a DEC in Architecture Technology in 2008 and has more than 9 years of experience within the GCNWA. As an architectural technician, she is responsible for designing, producing and completing construction plans for several projects. In addition to actively participating in the management of the various ongoing projects, Geneviève is also responsible for CMHC grant programs.
DANIEL THIBAULT
DANIEL THIBAULTSENIOR ENGINEER AND URBANIST
Graduate from Concordia University, Daniel has worked for 36 years for the City of Trois-Rivières as a civil engineer and director. As an urban planner, he has extensive experience in home and urban development. He is currently Senior Project Manager with the GCNWA.
BENOIT GIGUÈRE
BENOIT GIGUÈREJUNIOR ENGINEER
Having graduated from the University of Sherbrooke in Civil Engineering in December 2016, Benoit joined the GCNWA team shortly after graduation. He is responsible for design standards and the application of engineering calculations necessary for road development and repair projects. Benoit also possesses sound technical drawing skills.
MARC-ALEXANDRE ALLARD
MARC-ALEXANDRE ALLARDJUNIOR ENGINEER
Marc-Alexandre graduated from the École des technologies supérieures (ETS) in April 2017. Before graduating, he joined GCNWA’s technical services team to participate in various projects in different communities. He has strong experience in site supervision and management. He also possesses good technical knowledge of site standards as well as design.
LOUIS JUTRAS
LOUIS JUTRASJUNIOR ENGINEER
Louis graduated from the University of Sherbrooke in Civil Engineering in December 2015. He then worked for two years as a site engineer and superintendent for Kiewit Construction. In September 2017, Louis joined the GCNWA team where his comprehensive technical knowledge in the design and technical application of site standards are key assets. Louis also has thorough experience in remote field projects.
MAXIME DIAMOND
MAXIME DIAMONDBUILDING - INFRASTRUCTURE INSPECTION - EVALUATION COORDINATOR
Maxime works in collaboration with various communities, mainly on construction, inspection and building evaluation projects. In addition, he regularly works on various projects in collaboration with different government bodies.
TOMMY LEFEBVRE
TOMMY LEFEBVREBUILDING INSPECTOR - ESTIMATOR
As a member of the Wôlinak Abenaki community, Tommy has extensive construction experience. He currently works at the GCNWA as a Building Inspector. He also assists the engineering team in surveying and supervising construction or other related inspection work.
MARILYN RAPOSO
MARILYN RAPOSOARCHITECTURAL TECHNICIAN
Marilyne graduated from the CEGEP of Trois-Rivières in May 2018 in Architecture Technology. She also completed a civil engineering degree from the same educational institution in 2014. She joined the GCNWA team during her studies, contributing to the drafting tasks of different projects, residential building design and inspections. Marilyne possesses a thorough knowledge of building standards.
ALEXANDRE LAROUCHE
ALEXANDRE LAROUCHECIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
Alexandre graduated from the CEGEP of Trois-Rivières in May 2017. During his studies, he was hired by the Ministère des Transports as a construction supervisor. Through his work, he acquired various experience such as contract management and work inspection. In April 2018, he joined the GCNWA team. Alexandre possesses good knowledge of road network standards, surveying and site supervision.
DANIEL SIROIS
DANIEL SIROISBUILDING INSPECTOR - ESTIMATOR
Daniel has extensive construction experience and he currently works at the GCNWA as a Building Inspector. He also assists the engineering team in supervising construction or other related inspection work.
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INTERNVACANT POSITION

OUR PROJECTS

Coming soon…

TYPES OF WORK

WÔLINAK

  • 2008 – Extension of Tomakowa Street ($60,000)
  • 2009 – Construction of a fourplex on Tomakowa Street
  • 2009 – Municipal Garage ($235,000)
  • 2010 – Raymond-Bernard Retirement Home
  • 2010 – Promenade development on Chemin Leblanc Street
  • 2010 – Construction of a fourplex on Danube Boulevard
  • 2011 – Construction of a semi-detached house on Tomakowa Street
  • 2013 – Expansion of GCNWA administrative office – Phase I
  • 2014 – Expansion of the Family Centre ($96,000)
  • 2014 – Configuration of Traiteur W  local
  • 2014 – Development of des Pins Street ($75,000)
  • 2015 – Construction of a triplex on des Pins Street
  • 2015 – Ecoduct for the Serpentine Turtles ($106,000)
  • 2015 – Solinak Street Culvert ($100,000)
  • 2015 – Expansion of GCNWA administrative office – Phase II
  • 2015 – Parking of the GCNWA administrative office ($190,000)
  • 2016 – Mikowa Street Culverts ($75,000)
  • 2016 – Development of Nolka Street ($1,800,000)

 

ODANAK

  • 2009 – Industrial Motel
  • 2010 – Construction of a fourplex on Kizos Street
  • 2010 – Kiuna College
  • 2011 – Construction of six housing units on Awassos Street
  • 2012 – Wastewater treatment plant
  • 2013 – Configuration of a lab for water tests ($28,000)
  • 2013 – Construction of a fourplex on Managuan Street
  • 2014 – Construction of a garage for the Bureau Environnement et terre of Odanak
  • 2014 – Construction of the new administrative office of the Abenakis of Odanak Council ($, 500,000)
  • 2014 – Expansion of the Health Centre ($200,000)
  • 2014 – Expansion of the police station ($250,000)
  • 2014 – Expansion of the Community Centre
  • 2014 – Parking of the Abenakis of Odanak Council administrative office ($255,000)
  • 2015 – Adding of a solar panel at the new administrative office ($28,000)
  • 2015 – Expansion of Aw8ssisak ECC
  • 2015 – Moving the library to new premises
  • 2016 – Moving the Post Office to new premises
  • 2016 – Construction of a semi-detached house on Managuan Street ($350,000)
  • 2016 – Abrasive Storage Dome for the Public Works ($30,000)
  • 2016 – Development of the Mgezo Street
  • 2016 – Development of a bike trail for Kiuna College ($645,000)
  • 2016 – Major restoration of the Musée des Abénakis
  • 2016 – Major restoration of the Community Centre
  • 2016 – Upgrading the Aw8ssisak ECC

 

MUNICIPALITIES

  • 2015 – Municipality of Saint-Sylvère – Street repairs of the 16e rang
  • 2015 – Municipality of Saint-Sylvère – Optimization of the Wastewater treatment system (13,000$)
  • 2015 – Municipality of Saint-Sylvère – Dephosphotation ($20,000)
  • 2015 – Municipality of Sainte-Françoise – Multifunctional Centre parking (71,000$)
  • 2015 – Bécancour – Les P’tits Bonzaï Academy ($6,000)
  • 2016 – Municipality of Manseau – Railroad Crossing
  • 2016 – Municipality of Sainte-Françoise – Street repairs of various streets

 

TROIS-RIVIÈRES PORT AUTHORITY

  • 2016 – Building Inspections ($6,000)

 

BÉCANCOUR RCM

  • 2015 – PIIRL ($21,300)

 

LISTUGUJ

  • 2014 – Rehabilitation of the sorting center ($350,000)
  • 2015 – Wastewaters
  • 2016 – Municipal Garage

 

KANESATAKE

  • 2014 – Wastewater and drinking water
  • 2015 – Wastewater and drinking water, Surveying ($300,000)
  • 2015 – Drainage of  Bonspille Rd ($20,000)
  • 2016 – Street repairs of Angus Rd and Simon Rd ($462,000)

 

KAHNAWAKE

  • 2016 – Social development offices ($6,500)
  • 2016 – Labor office emergency exit ($5,000)
  • 2016 – Doncaster ($1,200)

 

OTHERS

  • 2015 – INAC – Development of Asset Condition Reporting System Project (360,000$)
  • 2015 – Public Services and Procurement Canada – La Romaine Wharf reconstruction ($3,913,000)
  • 2016 – INAC – Fire detectors ($82,000)
  • 2016 – Groupe PureSphera – Concrete slab for the industrial crusher
  • 2016 – Groupe PureSphera – Mezzanine for transformers

CONTACT US

GRAND CONSEIL DE LA NATION WABAN AKI
10175 KOLIPAIO
WÔLINAK (QC)
G0X 1B0
PHONE     819.294.1686
FAX  819.294.1689