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BC Hydro donates $48,000 to support Peace Region non-profits

Fort St. John. — March 21, 2018 BC Hydro is providing $48,000 in grants to support five non-profit organizations in the Peace Region through its Generate Opportunities (GO) Fund. Award recipients include programs in support of palliative care, vulnerable seniors, vulnerable youth in sport and restorative justice. One of the five recipients, the Fort St. John and District Palliative Care Society, received $10,000 to expand palliative care support in the North Peace Region. “This grant will allow the Palliative Care …

March 21,2018 | Read More »

New funding announced for expanded high-speed internet

Exciting news today regarding investments in connectivity throughout northern B.C.$11.3 million in key foundational funding to four major connectivity projects through the provincial Connecting British Columbia program, which is administered by Northern Development.

March 13,2018 | Read More »

New Dock to Enhance Tourism in Telegraph Creek

TELEGRAPH CREEK, B.C. – March 12, 2018 A critical piece of infrastructure in Telegraph Creek is getting a new lease on life thanks in part to funding from Northern Development Initiative Trust (NDIT) and the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine (RDKS). A new dock will be built in the remote northwest community this summer, which provides a key resource for industry, tourists and residents alike who make use of the Stikine River. Thanks to more than $300,000 in funding approvals ($214,000 …

March 12,2018 | Read More »

Port Edward announces Boat Launch upgrade

Jennifer Osmar, AltaGas Ltd., Mike Pucci, DP World, Gerald Wesley, Northern Development, Mayor Dave MacDonald, Councillor Christine MacKenzie, Samantha Donnelly, AltaGas Ltd. and Brad Landry, AltaGas Ltd. Port Edward, B.C. – March 9, 2018 The District of Port Edward is pleased to announce that the Port Edward public Boat Launch has been upgraded and will be ready for the 2018 season as it is fast approaching. This project was possible with the support of Northern Development Trust Initiative ($120,000); AltaGas …

March 09,2018 | Read More »