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Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

BC Rural Dividend – over $750,000 granted to support rural families

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Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

BC Rural Dividend – over $750,000 granted to support rural families

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BC Rural Dividend – project development grant recipients

Coast

  • Boston Bar/North Bend Enhancement Society: $10,000
  • Catalyst Agri-Innovations Society (Agassiz): $10,000
  • Community Futures Sunshine Coast Development Corporation: $10,000
  • Downtown Duncan Business Improvement Area Society: $10,000
  • Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce: $10,000
  • Gathering Voices Society (District of Tofino): $10,000
  • Village of Gold River: $10,000
  • Heiltsuk Economic Development Corporation (Bella Bella): $10,000
  • Hornby Festival Society: $10,000
  • Kitamaat Valley Education Society: $10,000
  • Town of Ladysmith: $10,000
  • Regional District of Nanaimo: $10,000
  • Nisga’a Lisims Government: $9,873
  • Nuxalk Development Corporation (Bella Bella): $10,000
  • Nuxalk Nation (Bella Coola): $10,000
  • Powell River Brain Injury Society: $8,000
  • Village of Queen Charlotte: $10,000
  • Saa’men GP Ltd. (Qualicum First Nation): $10,000
  • Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce & Southern Gulf Islands Tourism Consortium: $10,000
  • Northern Squamish Lillooet Regional District & St'at'imc Leadership Forum: $10,000
  • Stewardship Pemberton Society: $6,350
  • Surfrider Pacific Rim (Tofino): $10,000
  • Tofino Sustainable Event Co-op: $10,000
  • Tofino Ucluelet Culinary Guild: $10,000

North

  • Bulkley Backcountry Ski Society: $5,000
  • Fireweed Collective Society (Fort St. James): $10,000
  • Fort Nelson Chamber of Commerce: $10,000
  • Village of Fraser Lake: $10,000
  • Peace River Regional District: $10,000
  • Skeena Supported Employment Society (New Hazelton): $10,000
  • Stuart Lake Nordic Society (Fort St. James): $10,000
  • Tahltan Band Council (Telegraph Creek): $10,000
  • Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark Society: $10,000

Cariboo

  • Alex Fraser Park Society (Quesnel): $10,000
  • Village of McBride: $10,000
  • Fraser Basin Council (formerly British Columbia Rural Network): $10,000
  • City of Quesnel: $10,000
  • Quesnel and District Chamber of Commerce: $10,000
  • Quesnel Downtown Association: $10,000
  • Xatsull General Partnership Ltd. (Williams Lake): $10,000

Thompson/Okanagan

  • Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce: $10,000
  • Community Futures Development Corporation of Sun Country (Ashcroft): $10,000
  • Community Futures Development Corporation of Revelstoke: $10,000
  • Gold Country Communities Society (Cache Creek): $10,000
  • Village of Keremeos: $10,000
  • Lillooet Agriculture and Food Society: $10,000
  • Lillooet and District Chamber of Commerce: $10,000
  • Lillooet Regional Invasive Species Society: $10,000
  • Village of Lumby: $10,000
  • Neskonlith Indian Band (Chase): $10,000
  • Okanagan College Foundation (Kelowna): $10,000
  • South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce (Oliver): $10,000
  • St’at’imc Eco Resources Ltd. (Lillooet): $10,000
  • Penticton Indian Band Development Corporation: $10,000
  • Revelstoke Local Food Initiative Society: $10,000
  • Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club: $8,000
  • Shuswap Hut and Trail Alliance Society (Salmon Arm): $9,809
  • District of Sicamous: $10,000
  • Simpcw Resources Limited Liability Partnership (Barriere): $9,971
  • Splats'in Development Corporation (Enderby): $10,000
  • Summerland Chamber of Commerce: $10,000
  • District of Summerland: $10,000
  • Switzmalph Cultural Society (Salmon Arm): $9,995
  • Whitevalley Community Resource Centre (Lumby): $10,000

Kootenays

  • Regional District of Central Kootenay: $10,000
  • Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Kootenay (Nelson): $10,000
  • Elk River Watershed Alliance (Fernie): $9,643
  • Fernie Chamber of Commerce: $10,000
  • Golden Community Social Services Co-op: $10,000
  • Town of Golden: $10,000
  • District of Invermere: $10,000
  • Kettle River Museum Society (Midway): $10,000
  • Ktunaxa Nation Council Society (Windermere): $10,000
  • Nakusp and District Chamber of Commerce: $10,000
  • Nelson Civic Theatre Society: $9,950
  • Village of Slocan: $10,000
  • Social Planning Action Network (Nelson): $10,000

Total:   $756,591.00

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