LATEST NEWS

September 17

Northern Development launches six new Community Development programs, website, online applications with Trust 2020

Northern Development officially launches Trust 2020, introducing a new suite of Community Development programs, a new website and online application system.

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July 31

Northern Development approves over $900,000 in projects across its service region

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Northern Development announced today that it has approved funding for six projects totalling $919,643 throughout central and northern B.C. At their July 22 meeting, the Trust’s board of directors approved the following through the Economic Diversification Infrastructure program: $15,000 was approved for the District of Mackenzie to develop a 200-metre switchback multi-use trail from the current campground parking lot of the Mackenzie Community Campsite to Morfee Lake Public Beach. This will include the purchase of trail …

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June 18

Northern Development announces approval for 11 Regional Business Liaison positions

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Northern Development announced today that it has approved funding for 11 positions through its Regional Business Liaison (RBL) program. This program encourages Community Futures Development Corporations, Chambers of Commerce, local governments, community economic development entities, or regional destination marketing organizations to hire locally based talent to provide business support services for the region. Regional Business Liaison positions have been approved for the following: Community Futures Nadina Community Futures Peace Liard Community Futures Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Community …

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May 04

New business liaison program will allow communities to provide regional business support services

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Northern Development announced today that it is offering a new Regional Business Liaison (RBL) program. This program encourages Community Futures Development Corporations, Chambers of Commerce, local governments, community economic development entities or regional destination marketing organizations to hire locally based talent to provide business support services for the region. Funding will be made available to support up to three regional business liaison positions per Northern Development region (Northeast, Northwest, Prince George, and Cariboo-Chilcotin/Lillooet), for a total of …

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April 29

Northern Development announces over $1.8 million in approved funding for economic development projects in Northern B.C.

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Northern Development today announced the approval of $1,872,266 for 10 projects throughout its service region that seek to strengthen their communities and the economy. At its April 22 meeting, Northern Development’s board of directors approved the following projects through the Economic Diversification Infrastructure Program. $75,000 was approved for the Vanderhoof Flying Club for the acquisition of an airport aviation fuel system currently located at the Vanderhoof Airport. To enable present and future aviation operations in Vanderhoof, …

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April 27

Northern Development partners with Support Local BC for gift card program to assist Love Northern BC businesses

PRINCE GEORGE B.C. – Northern Development announced today that it has partnered with Support Local BC to promote the purchase of gift cards from Love Northern BC (LNBC) businesses. Support Local BC provides a place for communities and businesses throughout the province to support each other. It connects all regions and is a platform where you can support your favourite local businesses by purchasing gift cards for future use. You can choose businesses in your own community or you can …

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MEDIA CONTACT

Holly Plato
Director, Communications and Marketing
Northern Development Initiative Trust
hollyp@northerndevelopment.bc.ca