Since 1986 Buffalo Lake Development Corporation has undertaken economic development activities for Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement.

BLDC offers a well diversified service profile including as both prime contractors and sub-contractors, employing businesses both on and off Settlement. The core business is oil and gas related construction with ‘Master Service Agreements’ with several energy companies. Two major on-going business ventures include managing one provincial recreation area under contract with Alberta Parks and wild land firefighting contracts with Alberta Forestry.

BLDC is registered and holds membership with major safety organizations, including: