Gitxsan Development Corporation's mission:

To create profitable, sustainable economic development that leads to job creation and training opportunities, ultimately creating economic resilience for the Gitxsan people.

Award winning Gitxsan Development Corporation (GDC) is the economic vehicle through which the Gitxsan people will exercise their rights affirmed in the landmark Delgamuukw Supreme Court Judgment (1997) on their 33,000sq km traditional territory. It is the holding company for Gitxsan enterprise and is governed by a board of directors appointed by the Trustees of the Gitxsan Lipgyet Trust. The Directors manage GDC and oversee each of its operating subsidiaries.

GDC belongs to the Gitxsan people. GDC's winning approach is unique to the business world, melding the traditional governance of the Gitxsan, to the contemporary needs of global businesses.

GDC focuses on improving the Gitxsan economy while following the community’s values.

The Latest News

Meet Bill Gorrell and the future of Carpentry apprenticeship training

December 17, 2019

News release introudcing Bill Gorrell and his successful application for Supervision and Sign Off...

Environmental Technician Certificate Wrap-up

December 16, 2019

The seven-week Environmental Technician Certificate program wrap up with Vancouver Island Univers...

News Release - MOU Increases trades education and employment opportunities through the Gitxsan Development Corporation

November 28, 2019

MOU signing between Industry Tra...

Career Discoveries 2019

September 10, 2019

2019 marks the sixth year of the GDC-sponsored Career Discoveries Program, an initiative designed...

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Happy New Year everyone! What kind of training are you looking for that is short term and will help you become more employable? Our deadline for training to be completed is March 31, 2020. Our goal is to get you trained and into the work force. Keep in mind, we do not offer a living allowance. We also offer a recertification/upgrading budget that can be accessed (including urban Gitxsans) for up to $1500 to go towards tuition and books.

- If you applied for TCP training on November 4 & 5 and sent in your cover letter, resume and a copy of your status card to tracey.woods@gitxsanbusiness.com, please check your email to confirm if you are still taking the training! - We had an overwhelming number of people sign up for Basic Security training December 9-13 so emails have been sent out. There are things you need to do and submit BEFORE you secure a seat. The deadline to get these items in is November 6th and all items must be sub…Read more