Container Study

Recipient: Aboriginal Business Development Centre
Amount: 10000
Date: 2007-01-30
Areas: Regional
Sectors: Planning
Strategy: Planning and Research
Description: In November 2006, the Northern BC Container Terminal Opportunity Study was completed and publicized. While the Container Study was comprehensive and informative, it did not focus on opportunities specifically for Aboriginal people. The proponent sought funding assistance from NKDF to complete an Aboriginal Companion Study. This project will serve to help communities acquire public and private investment, will help lead First Nations/Aboriginal workers to long-term job opportunities, and help promote economic activity throughout the investment area. This project is funded in partnership by NKDF, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, the Province of British Columbia, and the Aboriginal Business Development Centre.

The Nechako Kitamaat Development Fund Society came to our aid and assisted us with the cost of installing a fire suppression sprinkler system in one of our seniors’ housing complexes in Burns Lake. The funds...

~Lakes District Senior Citizen Housing Association