"Building resource projects with First Nations proving that First Nations can be sound investments".
Talon Resources and Community Development was incorporated in 2016.
Talon was founded with the vision of bridging the gap between First Nations communities and proponents in the market space. Recognizing a need for increased engagement and collaboration, the two founding partners brought their unique expertise together to launch Talon Resources and Community Development.
With a shared passion for driving positive change, they set out to make a meaningful impact and create a more connected, equitable future.
Robert Houle is a seasoned specialist in community development, engagement, and governance, with over 30 years of experience working with First Nations communities across Canada.
His professional journey began with the Anishinaabe Lands and Housing Pilot Project (ALHPP), where he gained valuable experience on critical issues related to Indigenous housing and land management. He later became the Ontario Regional Manager for the National Centre for First Nations Governance (NCFNG), where he played a key role in advancing best practices in governance and community development. Robert was also a Senior Advisor at Hydro One, leveraging his extensive expertise to guide the development of sustainable energy projects that benefit communities across the province.
Robert has an impressive track record of community engagement with a diverse range of organizations, including Canadian Arrow, SGX, Sangold, Bonterra, Golden Peak Minerals, Pacton Gold, Aston Minerals, Tartisan Nickel, and MAG Silver. Through his work, he has built strong relationships with local communities and stakeholders, fostering a collaborative approach to resource development that emphasizes social responsibility and sustainability. His commitment to effective and meaningful engagement has been widely recognized and respected, making Robert a trusted leader in his field.
Meet Ricky Houle! With two years of experience in Algonquin College's Marketing program, and two years of experience studying multiple digital marketing courses online, this individual has developed a strong foundation in the principles of marketing and branding. As the Head of Business Development, they are responsible for driving organizational growth by identifying new opportunities, forging strategic partnerships, and increasing revenue. In this critical role, they work closely with cross-functional teams to create and implement innovative business strategies that align with the company's objectives.
Since 2019, he has been an integral part of the Talon team, running the drone side of the business with precision and expertise. In addition to managing Talon's aerial operations, this individual is also responsible for handling all social media and internet marketing efforts.
Their creative approach to digital marketing has helped Talon expand its reach and engage with customers on a deeper level. With their extensive knowledge and experience, Ricky is committed to delivering outstanding results and driving growth for Talon.