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
The Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society assists the people of North West British Columbia, and in particular the Nechako region and Kitamaat Village, by investing in sustainable economic and community stability projects in the area most affected by the Kemano project and the creation of the Nechako Reservoir.
NKDF Investment Area
NKDF grants $57,811 for Burns Lake projects
Jun 8, 2021
Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society announced today that the Board of Directors approved $57,811 in funding for three new projects in Burns Lake.
NKDF grants $48,194 for Haisla Nation Council Bandshell
Apr 8, 2021
Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society announced today that the Board of Directors approved $48,194 in funding for a new project in Kitamaat Village.
Haisla Nation Council was awarded the grant to construct an outdoor Bandshell.
To adapt the arts to COVID-19, The Bandshell will be built on the waterfront, in conjunction with a new Youth Center, supporting safe delivery of the arts in outdoor spaces.
The Government of B.C. and Alcan Inc. (Rio Tinto) each contributed $7.5 million to establish the Northern Development Fund in 1999. The investment income generated from this fund supports the NKDF grants program. Each partner has one representative serving on the board of directors. The NKDF is part of the portfolio of the Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation.