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The shopping centre will be the first one to be owned by Indian people in Canada. It will include approximately 30 national and local stores.
Construction is scheduled to begin in May 1974 and be completed in May 1975. Upon completion and occupancy of the project, the management and administration will be under professional supervision.
The Pas, located about 450 miles northwest of Winnipeg, has a population of about 12,000 people of which about 20% are of Native descent.
It is hoped that at least 25% of the 125 jobs created will be filled by Indian people as well as giving them employment during construction.