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Northern Development funds regional priority projects

April 23, 2018 – Prince George  |  Northern Development Initiative Trust puts communities in the driver’s seat and funds their economic development priorities  As part of its goal to support community-identified strategic priorities, Northern Development Initiative Trust approved $1.27 million in funding for five economic development projects throughout Northern B.C., thanks to the Strategic Initiatives Fund.  The Strategic Initiatives Fund (SIF) was launched in January of this year and was designed to put communities in the driver’s seat and propose projects that are strategic in nature and support long-term economic transformation …

April 23,2018 | Read More »

Northern Development elects new board officers

April 20, 2018 – Prince George | Northern Development Initiative Trust announces the election of new officers to its board of directors, voted in at the annual general meeting. New board chair Gerry Thiessen was elected by the board as the new chair and is currently serving his third term as mayor of the District of Vanderhoof. Incoming chair Thiessen has been a member of Northern Development’s board for six years and the chair of the Prince George Regional Advisory …

April 20,2018 | Read More »

Trails in Robson Valley to receive funding support

McBride, B.C. — April 6, 2018 — Parts of the National Hiking Trail in the Robson Valley will be receiving upgrades thanks to funding support from Northern Development and the BC Rural Dividend Program. Northern Development has approved $30,000 in funding support through the Community Halls and Recreation Facilities program towards the improvements being made to parts of the National Hiking Trail. Phase 1 of the project consists of partial reactivation of the East Twin Forest Service Road (FSR), including …

April 09,2018 | Read More »