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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.

"Currently many energy explorers and producers rely heavily on Alberta based producers to provide services and supplies to their BC operations. The goal is to change this situation. Fifty-five to sixty percent of every dollar spent on exploration and production in BC goes to out of province service providers. It has been studied extensively and everyone is aware of the problem."

Scott Gordon, Project Manager, Energy Industry Services Association of BC

Metlakatla Launches New Tourism Experience With Largest North Coastal First Nations Canoe Ever Constructed

Metlakatla directly created six full-time seasonal jobs, four part-time year round jobs and four temporary jobs during the construction and installation of this innovative and modern Tsimshian canoe project. The new tourism activity this project has created is also resulting in the creation of other new business ventures that are…

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