First Responder Training

Recipient: Southside Economic Development Association
Amount: 9000
Date: 2002-05-15
Areas: Burns Lake and Southside
Sectors: Capacity Building
Strategy: Human Development
Description: This project was to address needs for improved public safety, partly in response to the increased traffic and industrial activity associated with the 'beetle wood' harvest. When this project was approved, there was no local doctor, nor ambulance, and a reduction in Francois Lake Ferry service made it necessary to have locally-based emergency services. In partnership with the Southside Volunteer Fire Department, this project was successful in equipping and training six Southside residents to achieve Level 3 First Responders with spinal endorsement.
Lakes Outdoor Recreation Society

In 2013 NKDF provided seed capital to fund an Accessibility Audit of what would be required to develop the Lakes Outdoor Recreation area as an accessible region in northern British Columbia. It proved that people with...

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