Forestry Training

Recipient: Skin Tyee First Nation
Amount: 15000
Date: 2003-07-24
Areas: Burns Lake and Southside
Sectors: Capacity Building
Strategy: Human Development
Description: After entering into a forestry venture, the Skin Tyee people identified the need for training in chainsaw safety, fire suppression, hazard recognition, and first aid. With NKDF paying for the training (mostly through the College of New Caledonia), ten people, once on social assistance, are now employable.

Well, this success story throws back a little bit. We started planning for the expansion at the Burns Lake Public Library in the early 2000's. It was an ambitious project - double the size of the library!! The board...

~Burns Lake Public Library