Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Provincial grants boost rural communities

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Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Provincial grants boost rural communities

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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural
Resource Operations and Rural Development
250 356-7506
Media Contacts
Media Relations
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural
Resource Operations and Rural Development
250 356-7506

Backgrounders

BC Rural Dividend – Fifth intake grant recipients

Project development

Coast

  • Bella Coola Valley Sustainable Agricultural Society: $9,982
  • Black Creek Community Association: $10,000
  • Cowichan Energy Alternatives Society (Cowichan Valley): $9,960
  • Cutting Barriers Employment and Training Association (Squamish): $10,000
  • Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce: $9,000
  • Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis First Nation (Mount Waddington): $10,000
  • Ladysmith Healthcare Auxiliary: $10,000
  • Mount Cain Alpine Park Society (Mount Waddington): $10,000
  • N’Quatqua First Nation (D’arcy): $9,903
  • Penelakut Tribe (Cowichan Valley): $10,000
  • The City of Port Alberni: $9,900
  • Tourism Pemberton Destination Marketing Association: $10,000
  • The Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce: $10,000
  • Village of Sayward: $10,000
  • Sechelt Downtown Business Association: $10,000
  • Seven Hills Golf and Country Club (Port Hardy): $10,000
  • Shawnigan Lake Historical Society: $10,000
  • Sointula Recreation Association: $10,000
  • Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (two projects): $16,002
  • Sunshine Coast Tourism (Powell River): $10,000
  • Vantage Point Strategies Society (Sechelt): $9,969

North

  • Village of Burns Lake: $10,000
  • District of Houston: $10,000
  • Hudson’s Hope Health Care and Housing Society: $10,000
  • Mackenzie Outdoor Route and Trail Association: $10,000
  • My Recreational Mountain Cooperative (Terrace): $10,000
  • City of Terrace: $10,000
  • Terrace Downtown Improvement Area Society: $10,000
  • District of Vanderhoof: $10,000
  • Upper Nechako Wilderness Council (Vanderhoof): $10,000
  • Whiskey Jack Nordic Ski Club (Fort St. John): $10,000
  • Witset First Nation (Moricetown Band): $10,000

Cariboo

  • Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association (Williams Lake): $10,000
  • Friends of Bouchie-Milburn Society (Bouchie Lake): $10,000
  • Lillooet and District Chamber of Commerce: $10,000
  • North Cariboo Agricultural Marketing Association (Quesnel): $10,000
  • District of Wells: $10,000

Thompson-Okanagan

  • The Corporation of the Village of Ashcroft: $10,000
  • Community Futures Development Corporation of Nicola Valley (Merritt): $10,000
  • Cook's Ferry Indian Band (Spences Bridge): $10,000
  • Food Action Society of the North Okanagan (Vernon): $10,000
  • Golden Community Social Services Coop: $10,000
  • Lumby and District Chamber of Commerce: $9,500
  • The Corporation of the Village of Lytton: $9,704
  • The Corporation of the Village of McBride: $10,000
  • Neskonlith Indian Band (Chase): $9,455
  • O'Keefe Ranch and Interior Heritage Society (Vernon): $10,000
  • Penticton Indian Band Development Corporation: $10,000
  • Town of Princeton: $10,000
  • Ryga Festival Society (Summerland): $9,857
  • Shuswap Lifeboat Society (Salmon Arm): $10,000
  • Skul’qalt Forestry LP (Cawston): $10,000
  • Snpinktn Forestry Limited Partnership (Penticton): $10,000
  • Tsal’alh First Nation (Shalalth): $10,000
  • District of Sicamous: $10,000
  • Valemount and Area Recreation Development Association: $10,000
  • Westhills Aggregates Limited Partnership (Penticton): $10,000

Kootenays

  • Boundary Museum Society (Grand Forks): $10,000
  • Castlegar and District Chamber of Commerce: $10,000
  • Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce (Invermere): $10,000
  • Columbia Valley Learning Centre Society (Parson): $10,000
  • Community Futures Central Kootenay (Nelson): $10,000
  • Greater Trail Community Skills Centre: $10,000
  • Kootenay Sufferfest Society (Nakusp): $10,000
  • The Nakusp and District Chamber of Commerce: $10,000
  • Nelson’s Social Action Planning Network: $10,000
  • Slocan District Chamber of Commerce: $9,892

Total: $673,124

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