Port Edward announces Boat Launch upgrade

March 9, 2018

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 Ltd. ($10,000); DP World ($10,000) and the District of Port Edward ($32,000).

The District of Port Edward would like to thank all the supporters, Broadwater Industries, the contractor, and staff for making this project a reality. We hope our residents and visitors to our area enjoy the new upgraded Boat Launch and we wish everyone a great fishing season!


Joel McKay, CEO, Northern Development Initiative Trust

Northern Development is pleased to have contributed to the revitalization of the Port Edward Boat Launch. These new upgrades will play a vital role in keeping a key asset of the community functioning, providing more opportunities for future economic growth for Port Edward and the surrounding region.

About Northern Development Initiative Trust

Northern Development has a passion for growing the economy of central and northern British Columbia. Communities, First Nations and businesses of the north are leaders in creating jobs, new revenues and improving the quality of life in the region, and the Trust is dedicated to supporting their growth. The Trust combines funding with smart thinking and since 2005 has found more than 2,800 ways to say “yes” to projects that help the region thrive.


Polly Pereira
Director of Corporate Administrative Services
District of Port Edward