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Our Vision

Indigenous-based, socially-conscious professional development services Organization.

Our Mission

M’akola Development Services builds meaningful and sustainable relationships in order to:

Provide professional planning, research and development support;
Build affordable homes and mixed-use projects; and
Build capacity and invest in Indigenous communities.

Our Core Values

Client centered and collaborative

We work to understand each client’s specific needs and capacity.
We work in a collaborative way and respect our clients’ views and skills.
We put our clients’ needs at the center of everything we do.

Rooted in Indigenous values

The vision of Indigenous leaders informs our business philosophy.
We are committed to restoring and building relationships through reconciliation.

Traditional sustainability informs our approach to client relationships, which are based on reciprocal respect.


Our services are professional and based on standardized designations.
We offer a unique range of services, including staff with planning, development, financial, environmental, and public health skills and expertise.
Although we are entrepreneurial, we understand, respect, and are rooted in a not-for-profit approach.


Our approach is driven by values and goals that go beyond the financial bottom line.

Social purpose underlies all the work do: we are focused on the people, the process, and the community.

We aim to build communities by building projects.


Long term relationships are the foundation of our work.
We create and nurture friendships with our clients and partners.
Our staff cares about our clients and pays attention to their needs.

Capacity building

We are committed to sharing our knowledge and skills.
As leaders in our sector, we will help create a bigger pool of people with skills and expertise in planning and development.

We appreciate the support of our clients and partners and support them in turn.


We do not rely on predetermined project plans; instead we adapt our approach to every client’s specific needs, challenges, and priorities.

We continually striving to improve the quality of our work.

We understand the value of learning as well as leading.