December 15

Northern Development announces $213,672 for nine projects through BC Hydro Peace Agricultural Compensation Fund

Northern Development Initiative Trust announces that $213,672 has been approved to benefit nine Peace Region agricultural projects through the BC Hydro Peace Agricultural Compensation Fund (PACF).

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November 05

Northern Development approves over $850,000 for City of Quesnel waterfront development project

Northern Development approves $1.25 million for four projects through its Strategic Initiatives Fund – including $850,000 for the City of Quesnel’s waterfront development project.

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October 29

BC Hydro Peace Agricultural Compensation Fund – call for member-at-large

October 29 The BC Hydro Peace Agricultural Compensation Fund is a $20 million fund established by BC Hydro to support agricultural production and related economic activity in the Peace Region. This fund is governed by a regional decision-making board, responsible for overseeing the management and disbursement of the fund. They are seeking one member-at-large to serve on the board. To serve as a member-at-large, you must be an agricultural producer who lives in the B.C. Peace Region. Interested applicants are …

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September 17

Northern Development launches six new Community Development programs, website, online applications with Trust 2020

Northern Development officially launches Trust 2020, introducing a new suite of Community Development programs, a new website and online application system.

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July 31

Northern Development approves over $900,000 in projects across its service region

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Northern Development announced today that it has approved funding for six projects totalling $919,643 throughout central and northern B.C. At their July 22 meeting, the Trust’s board of directors approved the following through the Economic Diversification Infrastructure program: $15,000 was approved for the District of Mackenzie to develop a 200-metre switchback multi-use trail from the current campground parking lot of the Mackenzie Community Campsite to Morfee Lake Public Beach. This will include the purchase of trail …

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June 18

Northern Development announces approval for 11 Regional Business Liaison positions

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Northern Development announced today that it has approved funding for 11 positions through its Regional Business Liaison (RBL) program. This program encourages Community Futures Development Corporations, Chambers of Commerce, local governments, community economic development entities, or regional destination marketing organizations to hire locally based talent to provide business support services for the region. Regional Business Liaison positions have been approved for the following: Community Futures Nadina Community Futures Peace Liard Community Futures Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Community …

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Holly Plato
Director, Communications and Marketing
Northern Development Initiative Trust