We encourage you to explore hundreds of project success stories and to connect with the people who are building their communities and a stronger regional economy throughout central and northern British Columbia, Canada. Join us in celebrating these successes as we move towards a sustainable future in the vibrant, growing region that is our home.


Northern Development offers a range of funding programs suited to a diverse set of economic development priorities in central and northern British Columbia. Please review our programs and get in touch with us if you have any questions or need any assistance in determining which program is best suited to your needs.

"Since 2004, eight homes have been constructed by students on lots donated by the city of Fort St. John. These homes have all been sold and are occupied by local residents. Twenty-one of my former students are currently working in the community in construction jobs, eleven Residential Construction Program students have completed their level two before graduating from high school, and five students now have their Red Seal Certification."

Richard Koop, Instructor, Residential Construction Program, Northern Opportunities Program

Northern Opportunities Builds On Success With Further Expansion Bridging High School With Post-Secondary Education

Northern Opportunities is helping to provide the skilled workers required by industry in the region and keep educated, skilled youth in Northeast communities. As a direct result of the Northern Opportunities Program, the high schools in all districts are reporting a significant increase in both graduation rates and enrolment in…

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