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Mineral Exploration Boosted In Northwest

Published by the Terrace Standard – view article online Published: December 16, 2008 6:00 AM Increased mineral exploration in the Terrace area is the hope following the release yesterday of a re-analysis of stream sediment samples first taken 30 years ago. Updated techniques applied to the 2,128 samples taken by the federal and provincial governments in 1978 now indicate a higher likelihood of mineral presence than first thought. THERE COULD be gold in them thar hills around Terrace thanks to …

December 18,2008 | Read More »

Allterra Job Creation Featured by the Terrace Standard

By Kat Lee – Terrace Standard A local businessman is building on contacts made in China to import granite to the northwest. Scott Walter, a key principal in award-winning Scotech Systems, which has developed a vacuum hose system being manufactured in China, says his new venture, Allterra Wholesale Distributing Ltd., can bring in granite at a cheaper price than is the case with other suppliers. Along with partner Neilsen Thomas, Walter has set up shop in a warehouse here [Terrace, …

December 18,2008 | Read More »

Terrace Manufacturer Creates New Jobs with Support of Northern Development

Northern Development is pleased to announce that Allterra Wholesale Distributing Ltd., a kitchen cabinet and granite manufacturing company in Terrace has been approved under Northern Development’s Capital Investment and Training Rebate program. Northern Development CEO, Janine North is joined by members of the Northwest Regional Advisory Committee to present the Allterra owners, Scott Walker and Neilsen Thomas, with a letter of approval for Allterra’s application to the Capital Investment and Training Rebate program. Allterra is the first business in the …

December 15,2008 | Read More »

Business In Vancouver Profiles Northern Development’s Business Incentives

Business in Vancouver December 9-15, 2008; issue 998 visit Business in Vancouver online New Regional Trust Offering Incentives to Lure Companies to Province’s North Capital and training costs rebated by up to $10,000 per job created Metro Vancouver businesses should consider the competitive and financial advantages on offer in central and northern B.C. during tough economic times, according to the head of Northern Development Initiative Trust. The independent regional economic development corporation’s new $30 million Northern BC Business Advantage program …

December 11,2008 | Read More »

Northern Development Rebate Spurs New Job Creation by Del-Tech Manufacturing

(Northern Development) has approved rebates which supports over $23.7 million in capital investment and training by expanding manufacturing businesses that are creating up to 306 new jobs in central and northern BC over the next two years. Northern Development is pleased to announce that Del-Tech Manufacturing Inc., a member of The BID Group, has been approved under Northern Development’s Capital Investment and Training Rebate Program. Keith Spencer and Ben Crooks of Del-Tech Manufacturing are joined by a number of their …

December 10,2008 | Read More »

Prince George To Host Northern Economic Summit

On January 22-23, 2009, join Premier Gordon Campbell in Prince George as he brings together business, community and government leaders to highlight the choices, challenges and potential opportunities of the North, reinforcing its critical importance to all of British Columbia. This interactive summit, featuring prominent national and international speakers and BC cabinet ministers, will explore the options and opportunities related to a wide range of issues, including the state of the global economy, job-creating green technoloies, transportation, productivity and labour …

December 10,2008 | Read More »

Provincial Biofuel $10 Million Grant Fund Deadline Approaching January 7, 2009

The November 28th, 2008 announcement that the Province of BC will invest $10 million to support the production of liquid biofuels with demonstrated low greenhouse gas emissions strongly complements the Northern BC Business Advantage offered by the (Northern Development). Northern Development is an independent regional economic development corporation for central and northern BC that was initiated in 2004 by the provincial government to foster local decision making around economic diversification. About the Call for Applications for Liquid Fuels from Biomass …

December 05,2008 | Read More »

Northern Development Provides Measurable Economic Benefits to Every Community in Central and Northern Rural British Columbia

Prince George, BC – today announced an update on project investments in central and northern BC and has shared community and business feedback received on a number of successful rural and regional economic development initiatives the organization has directly supported. Established in 2004, Northern Development operates independently from government and is governed by a board of thirteen community and business leaders. This close collaboration of central and northern leadership enables the organization to work proactively and responsively on regional development …

December 02,2008 | Read More »