Backgrounder: Communities throughout Northern British Columbia receive funding to revitalize public spaces and enhance tourism experiences

Backgrounder

Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), announced an investment of over $3.1 million through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) and the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF) to 13 projects located throughout Northern British Columbia.

The projects announced today include:

Canada Community Revitalization Fund

Tse'K'wa Heritage Society      
Revitalize the Tse'K'wa Cultural Centre in Charlie Lake
$457,070

Dawson Creek Sportman's Club
Construct an indoor shooting range in Dawson Creek
$400,000

District of Tumbler Ridge       
Rehabilitate sidewalks, boulevards and shared space in Tumbler Ridge
$750,000

City of Williams Lake  
Upgrade the amenities at two parks
$341,625

Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club
Create a Nordic visitor lodge and visitor amenities in Williams Lake
$300,000

City of Dawson Creek 
Rehabilitate aging tennis court into multi use facility in Dawson Creek
$314,808

 

Tourism Relief Fund

R.O.A.M. Adventures Inc.
Install solar power at an off-grid facility in the Cariboo-Chilko region
$49,224

District of 100 Mile House
Develop a tourism asset inventory, wayfinding strategy and e-bike service
$40,630

1346417 BC LTD.
Upgrade rodeo venue infrastructure for tourism in 150 Mile House
$99,999

Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government       
Renovate remote First Nation lodges for visitors to the Nemaiah Valley
$99,900

Lac Des Roches Resort Ltd.
Expand and upgrade resort facilities to attract visitors to Fishing Highway
$99,999

Alder Hills Hold Co. Ltd.
Build a venue to extend golf season and attract visitors to Prince George
$99,999

Arctic Divide Lodge Ltd.
Expand existing accommodations in Dease Lake
$98,500

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Contacts

Haley Hodgson
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of International Development and Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan)
haley.hodgson@international.gc.ca

Ben Letts
Senior Communications Advisor
Pacific Economic Development Canada
ben.letts@pacifican.gc.ca

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