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PQA

Founded in 1997, Professional Quality Assurance Ltd. (PQA) is Canada’s leading independent solutions provider of quality assurance and software testing services through a team of over 100 professionals. Headquartered in Fredericton, NB, PQA has additional delivery offices located in Halifax, NS, Moncton, NB, Calgary, AB and Vancouver, BC.

PQA offers a “Test Smarter” testing process that includes methodologies, frameworks and tools to ensure that testing projects are conducted in a well-managed and consistent manner across the entire software development life-cycle. We apply and tailor our methodologies and approaches to match your development and testing life-cycle, keeping your objectives and goals in mind. PQA can add value at any point in your testing process to help ensure successful project delivery.

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FHQ Developments

In 2010, the 11 member First Nation communities of File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council (FHQTC), representing over 15,000 First Nation citizens and 435,000 acres of reserve lands in Treaty 4 territory, formed FHQ Developments as a limited partnership agreement. The partnership’s owners are the eleven member First Nation Communities and FHQTC.

The mission of FHQ Developments is 'We contribute to the long-term economic independence and prosperity of our Limited Partners and our citizens by developing profitable business ventures, economic development opportunities, and advancing employment and livelihood for our Nations and citizens in a manner consistent with the Nehiyaw (Cree), Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and Anishinaabe (Saulteaux) Nations teachings.'

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PLATO Testing

PLATO Testing has offices on or near Indigenous communities across Canada and it is majority-owned, led and staffed by Indigenous people. PLATO Testing provides outsourced software testing solutions to clients throughout North America, with a focus on projects that would have previously been sent offshore. Working with PLATO Testing, whether as a client or as part of the team, makes a positive impact. PLATO Testing has 15 students currently enrolled in the training program who are scheduled to graduate in June 2019 as it continues towards its goal of training and employing 250 Indigenous software testers by the end of 2020. PLATO Testing currently employs more than 70 full-time Indigenous software testers across Canada.