Eight projects in central and northern B.C. are approved for more than $1.9 million in funding through Northern Development’s Community Development programs. This is the first set of project through the new programs that were launched in September 2020.
October 29 The BC Hydro Peace Agricultural Compensation Fund is a $20 million fund established by BC Hydro to support agricultural production and related economic activity in the Peace Region. This fund is governed by a regional decision-making board, responsible for overseeing the management and disbursement of the fund. They are seeking one member-at-large to serve on the board. To serve as a member-at-large, you must be an agricultural producer who lives in the B.C. Peace Region. Interested applicants are …
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.
"The funding we received from Northern Development has been an important piece in moving this project forward."
Rich McCrae, Curator of Palaeontology, Peace Region Paleontology Research Center
Dinosaur Discovery Gallery Leaps From Cretaceous Period to Modern Day Museum in Tumbler Ridge
Since two major coal mines that employed the majority of Tumbler Ridge residents closed in the 1990's, the remaining locals faced many years of economic instability. The discovery of these tracks foreshadowed a new tourism opportunity for Tumbler Ridge at the perfect time. An enormous amount of media exposure has…