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New Hazelton receives $215,000 in approved funding for new community centre renovations

May 29, 2018 | New Hazelton, B.C. – Renovations for a new community centre for the District of New Hazelton are set to be underway, thanks to funding support from Northern Development. The District of New Hazelton has received $215,014 in approved funding from Northern Development’s Economic Diversification Infrastructure program for a much-needed new multi-use community centre. The approved funding will go toward renovating a 7,080 square foot building into a new community centre, which will have the capacity to …

May 29,2018 | Read More »

New Geoscience BC Peace Project data key to water management and responsible resource development in northeast B.C.

Vancouver, BC – May 22, 2018 |  The final report from Geoscience BC’s Peace Project has been released today, providing important data for groundwater management and responsible resource development in northeast B.C. Produced by experts from Simon Fraser University, the report summarizes 16 pieces of research conducted since 2014 in a region where continuing oil and gas development means impartial, scientific data about groundwater is more important than ever before. The report provides significant new knowledge about groundwater in the …

May 22,2018 | Read More »

Get ready for a new round of connectivity funding for B.C. communities

May 3, 2018 | PRINCE GEORGE – Internet service providers and other community-based organizations will soon be eligible to apply for new $16 million grant funding to improve connectivity in rural, remote and Indigenous areas in B.C., announced Jinny Sims, Minister of Citizens’ Services. Beginning July 1, 2018, applications will be accepted for projects that will deliver last-mile connections to rural and remote homes and businesses. Last-mile projects are the final connections for homes, businesses and other institutions to a …

May 03,2018 | Read More »