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


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

Dawson Creek Sportman's Club
Construct an indoor shooting range in Dawson Creek

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

City of Williams Lake  
Upgrade the amenities at two parks

Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club
Create a Nordic visitor lodge and visitor amenities in Williams Lake

City of Dawson Creek 
Rehabilitate aging tennis court into multi use facility in Dawson Creek


Tourism Relief Fund

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

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

1346417 BC LTD.
Upgrade rodeo venue infrastructure for tourism in 150 Mile House

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

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

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

Arctic Divide Lodge Ltd.
Expand existing accommodations in Dease Lake

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Haley Hodgson
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of International Development and Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan)

Ben Letts
Senior Communications Advisor
Pacific Economic Development Canada

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