Williams Lake Nation2Nation Forum

The Cariboo-Chilcotin economy is a blend of opportunities and challenges. There are new opportunities in mining, agriculture and tourism while the forest industry will continue to face some challenges. Growth in all the resource sectors is dependent upon relationships and partnerships with First Nations. To achieve a vibrant, sustainable economy it is necessary for First Nations, governments and industry to collaborate and prepare. Acquiring the right information at the right time is essential to be […]

ICBA becomes first associate member of Northeast BC Resource Municipalities Coalition

“The coalition believes the goals and objectives of ICBA align nicely with those of the coalition. ICBA’s current public awareness and education program ‘Growing the Economy’ is an excellent example of an industry organization helping British Columbians understand how much our provincial economy depends on responsible resource development and the projects and infrastructure required to sustain and grow these resource industries, ” said Colin Griffith, Executive Director of the Northeast BC Resource Municipalities Coalition. Click […]

TELUS Investing $4.5 Billion Through 2019 to Extend Advanced Communications Infrastructure Across British Columbia

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – April 5, 2016) – TELUS intends to invest $4.5 billion in new communications infrastructure across British Columbia through 2019. This year alone, TELUS will invest $1.2 billion in the province to extend fibre optic infrastructure directly to thousands of homes and businesses in rural and urban communities, further strengthen wireless service, and support key services including healthcare and education with new technologies. “By the end of 2019 TELUS will have invested […]

Governments of Canada and British Columbia investing in Highway 16 improvements

TERRACE, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Oct. 25, 2016) – From visiting friends and relatives to getting goods to market, we rely on our roads, bridges and highways to support a vibrant economy and great quality of life. Investing in modern transportation infrastructure will help create jobs and grow the middle class now, while building the foundation for a strong economic future. That is why the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia (B.C.) today […]

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