November 14

Northern Entrepreneurs Praise First Innovation Bootcamps

Innovation is alive and thriving in northern BC as evidenced by the turn out at the first-time Northern Innovation Bootcamps. Over sixty participants attended a one-day workshop session held in the communities of Fort St. John, Prince George and Terrace from November 1st to 3rd, 2011. The session was designed for entrepreneurs with a great idea who need to know the resources and support available to take their idea from concept to commercialization. Northern Development Initiative Trust (Northern Development), in …

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October 04

Northwest BC Communities Invite New Investment with the Launch of “Invest Northwest BC”

NORTHWEST BRITISH COLUMBIA – The communities of northwest British Columbia are combining their efforts to spur development and attract new investment with the launch of ‘Invest Northwest BC’ – ‘Invest Northwest BC’ provides detailed information on over $15 billion dollars of major projects and investment opportunities planned in the region. Northwest British Columbia has a wealth of under-developed forest, mineral, and coastal resources with numerous large-scale projects underway and planned within the coming decade. Every northwest community, recognizing the …

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May 17

$100 Million Commitment By Northern Development Results in Over $1 Billion in Partnered Investments

Central and northern British Columbia continues to excel in utilizing the Northern Development Initiative Trust to innovate and drive the economy during the ‘Northern Decade’. To date, $100 million has been committed by Northern Development into eight hundred and three individual projects totaling over $1 billion in total project investments in central and northern BC. These investments were made ‘by northerners – for northerners’ and funds have flowed into projects where communities, First Nations and businesses are taking leadership in …

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February 05

Northern Development and City of Prince George Agree to Partner on a Downtown Revitalization Tax Exemption and Incentives Program

PRINCE GEORGE, BC – The Northern Development Initiative Trust Board has approved a concept proposed by the City of Prince George for a new and aggressive incentive program aimed at encouraging housing and commercial development in the City’s downtown. This bold and innovative new program will be focused on providing an immediate financial incentive for developers that is significantly more attractive than existing Downtown Revitalization Tax Exemption programs currently available. The goal of the partnership program will be to encourage …

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Holly Plato
Director, Communications and Marketing
Northern Development Initiative Trust