Empowering Indigenous People Through the Safe Delivery of Quality Work

Our mission is to unify and empower Indigenous People through the safe and efficient delivery of industrial construction projects, while providing the best value for our customers. Being the contractor of choice for every project.

Your contractor of choice for every project.

Who We Are


THOMAS Kanata Inc has the resources and infrastructure to perform any size contract safely and in a timely manner. Our database contains the name of thousands of skilled workers. Meanwhile, we rely on leading edge technology and equipment to deliver quality results.

Our mission is to be the contractor of choice where the project needs to be delivered safely, on time, and on budget regardless of location or size. We achieve this while providing training and employment opportunity for all Indigenous People whether on reserve or off.


THOMAS Kanata Inc. is an Indigenous owned, multidisciplined contractor without any trade affiliations. We specialize in industrial construction and facility maintenance to these industries in Western Canada:

Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Mining, Power, LNG, Pulp & Paper

Our contracting solutions include direct hire Scaffolding, Mechanical Insulation, Insulation Soft Covers, and Electrical & Instrumentation services. Along with our direct hire activities, THOMAS Kanata also has a group of pre-vetted strategic Indigenous contracting partners for other disciplines such as mechanical, civil, coatings etc. We offer a complete turnkey service group for any industrial construction, commissioning and maintenance activities regardless of location or size.


THOMAS Kanata is owned and operated by members of The Frog Lake First Nations Reserve which is part of The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations and situated in the local Cold Lake area in Alberta, next to the others such as The Cold Lake First Nations.

The partnership between THOMAS Kanata and THOMAS Group creates a unique company that is Indigenous owned, Indigenous operated, Indigenous staffed, and certified by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. This partnership combines the high standards for safety, professionalism and proven track record of THOMAS Group with the Indigenous resources of THOMAS Kanata to create a company that is unparalleled in the construction industry.

Safety 24/7. It’s the foundation of everything we do.

About Thomas Kanata

Our mission is to unify and empower Indigenous People through the safe and efficient delivery of industrial construction projects, while providing the best value for customers. Being the contractor of choice for every project.

THOMAS Kanata Inc. supplies qualified insulators, electricians, tubers and tracers for specific job needs. We have built a database of experienced workers, which allows us to man up any site at any given time.

THOMAS Kanata Inc. celebrates safety through employee recognition and rewards for individuals who meet and exceed in safe work practices at designated milestones. We excel because we rely on state-of-the-art knowledge, equipment and training, as well as our commitment to quality and safety.

Benefits to Using Thomas Kanata Inc. for Your Contracting Needs

  • Can perform turnkey construction and maintenance contracts utilizing direct hire, prequalified, and properly vetted Indigenous owned subcontractors for other disciplines.
  • A professional contractor with proven performance, experienced management with an outstanding safety record.
  • A single point of contact for all your contracting requirements.
  • Prequalified with every owner and major EPCM companies.
  • Are ISNetworld, Comply works, Avetta and Can Qual certified.
  • Proficient in using Owner ERP systems such as Ariba, Cortex, and ADP.
  • Can take on any size contract in any commercial format.
  • Connected to many different First Nations Groups and labour pools.
  • Locally owned and operated business.
  • Training, education and employment opportunities for Indigenous Peoples of all areas.