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Northern Development Funds Ashcroft’s Kickstarting Tourism Project

PRINCE GEORGE, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — June 27, 2008 — Northern Development Initiative Trust announced today grant funding provided to the Village of Ashcroft for heritage promotion, downtown revitalization, and community marketing. Mayor Andy Anderson stated, “We are very pleased to receive this funding from the Northern Development Initiative Trust to deliver on projects that have been planned through a multi-year community development process that brought together a wide range of our residents to work on shared priority initiatives.” Northern …

June 28,2008 | Read More »

2007 Annual Report Now Available

Northern Development’s 2007 Annual Report is now available for download in PDF file format. The 2007 Annual Report outlines the funding disbursements, approved projects, measured economic performance indicators, and audited financial statements for Northern Developments for the year 2007. Download the 2007 Annual Report To view previous annual reports, please visit the Annual Report page of our website.

June 27,2008 | Read More »

Northern Development Announces Pine Beetle Funding for Valemount

PRINCE GEORGE, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — June 24, 2008 — Northern Development announced today $300,000 in grant funding through its Pine Beetle Recovery Program provided to the Village of Valemount for a downtown revitalization project that will restructure and revive its main commercial street in order to attract new investment and property development.  Mayor Jeanette Townsend stated, “This project is a cornerstone in Valemount’s efforts to further diversify its economy by investing in tourism related initiatives. We are appreciative of …

June 25,2008 | Read More »

Launch of the QUEST West Mountain Pine Beetle Geoscience Project

Burns Lake – June 19, 2008 – Geoscience BC is pleased to announce the launch of the QUEST West Mountain Pine Beetle Geoscience Project, in partnership with the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako, the Northern Development Initiative Trust (Northern Trust) and the BC Geological Survey of the Ministry of Energy Mines and Petroleum Resources. Geoscience BC’s Board has approved $4.5 Million worth of new airborne geophysical surveys, ground geochemical surveys and geoscience data compilation, analysis and distribution for the QUEST West …

June 20,2008 | Read More »

Northern Development Announces $3.7 Million In New Project Funding

PRINCE GEORGE, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — June 10, 2008 — Northern Development Initiative Trust announced today new economic development funding for central and northern British Columbia in excess of $3.7 million. “The communities of central and northern British Columbia are facing challenges, but also see a number of opportunities to diversify or develop their economies,” stated Trust Chair, Bruce Sutherland.  “The Trust is very pleased to be announcing a new round of funding that will support the economic development work …

June 11,2008 | Read More »