Milestones

“The first priority is economic development. This is obviously the most essential step to improving the lives of Aboriginal people and their families.” ~ Prime Minister Stephen Harper, November 2007

MILESTONES IN PBGOC’s HISTORY

  • Summer 1995 – Peter Ballantyne Development Corporation (PBDC) incorporated in Saskatchewan.
  • Summer 1997 – Prince Albert Casino Ventures (PACV) completes construction of Northern Lights Casino building in Prince Albert.
  • Fall 1999 – PBDC restructures corporate legal entity to Peter Ballantyne Developments L.P. (PBDLP)
  • Spring 2004 – PBDLP tops up PACV interest to 100% ownership with buyout of PADC 50% interest.
  • Spring 2004 – Western First Nations Hospitality L.P. (Super 8 partnership) formed with Prince Albert Development Corporation (PADC) and Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC) for purchase of three Super 8 properties in Prince Albert, Meadow Lake and Saskatoon.
  • Winter 2004-05 – Mee-Toos Forest Products Ltd. granted a five year Term Supply License (TSL) in North-eastern Saskatchewan.
  • Spring 2005 – PBCN PA Fuel & Convenience completes construction and of 2nd Avenue Petro-Canada.
  • Fall 2005 – 2nd Avenue Petro-Canada fuel station in Prince Albert converts to Kistapinanihk Indian Reserve No. 231.
  • Spring 2006 – 2nd Avenue Petro-Canada wins Prince Albert’s Samuel McLeod Awards for New Investment and Job Creation.
  • Summer 2006 – PACV completes purchase of land adjacent to Northern Lights Casino.
  • Spring 2007 – PADC Board approves change in strategic direction to focus on Investments.
  • Spring 2008 – PACV takes over ATM business at the Northern Lights Casino.
  • Summer 2008 – PACV completes construction of parking lot adjacent to the Northern Lights Casino property in PA.
  • Fall 2009 – PBGOC Board approves purchase of shares in Points North Freight Forwarding L.P.
  • Fall 2009 – WFNHLP (Super 8) purchases fourth property, Perfect Inn and Suites, in Estevan, SK.
  • Spring 2010 – PBCN PA Fuel & Convenience purchases Creighton Petro-Canada property in Creighton, SK.
  • Spring 2010 – Mee-Toos Forest Products Ltd. renews second five year TSL with Province of Saskatchewan.
  • Spring 2010 – WFNHLP converts Perfect Inn and Suites, in Estevan, to Super 8 property.
  • Winter 2010-11 – PACV completes expansion of the Northern Lights Casino building in Prince Albert.
  • Fall 2011 – PBCN PA Fuel & Convenience completes construction of 6th Avenue Petro-Canada.
  • Winter 2011-12 – WFNHLP (Super 8) purchases fifth property in Vermillion, AB.
  • Spring 2012 – 6th Avenue Petro-Canada fuel station in Prince Albert converted to Chief Philip Morin Indian Reserve No. 232.
  • Spring 2012 – 6th Avenue Petro-Canada wins Prince Albert’s Samuel McLeod Award for Business of the Year and New Venture.
  • Spring 2013 – PBGOC explores options for retail development behind 2nd Avenue Petro-Canada property.
  • Fall 2013 – Creighton Petro-Canada fuel station land converts to Thomas Morin Indian Reserve.
  • Fall 2013 – Creighton Petro-Canada fuel station completes major renovations.
  • Fall 2013 – PBGOC Board approves financial support towards the creation and funding of the PBCN Community Economic Development Coordinator position.
  • Winter 2013-14 – 6th Avenue Petro-Canada wins Site Image award for 2013 in Saskatchewan Region from the Petro-Canada corporate Head Office.
  • Spring 2014 – logo and trademark name updated from Peter Ballantyne Developments L.P. to Peter Ballantyne Group of Companies (PBGOC).
  • Summer 2014 – PBGOC officially unveils new website with updated trademark name and logo.