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Career Discoveries win 1st place in Pioneer Day parade!
The Career Discoveries students designed and built the replica of the house, picket fence and mailbox using recycled and scrap wood from the mill site. The Gitxsan Chiefs Office donated some leftover unused paint from their office. Angela Woods donated over half of the (60) balloons. Gitxsan Development Corporation purchased the remaining balloons and paid to have them filled up with helium and...
Momentum growing for Hazelton pellet plant project
Hazelton, BC. A proposed wood pellet production plant in Hazelton continues to take steps forward. Project proponents have just returned from an international pellet conference in Japan where interest in the project is strong and the demand for pellets as replacement for coal in energy production is forecast to grow dramatically.
Inclusion Works '18
Along with other national business leaders, Rick Connors is a guest speaker at Inclusion Works ’18, a conference focused on Indigenous/non-Indigenous partnership development. For more information, please visit: https://indigenousworks.ca/en
Firewood For Sale
Support the GDC summer student Career Discoveries program.
Orange Shirt Day
Gitxsan Development Corporation and Gitxsan Treaty Society staff participated in bringing awareness to Orange Shirt Day.
2017 BC Aboriginal Awardee: Gitxsan Development Corporation - PRESS RELEASE
2017 BC Aboriginal Awardee: Gitxsan Development Corporation
VANCOUVER, September 18, 2107 - British Columbia Achievement Foundation announced Gitxsan Development Corporation is the 2017 awardee of the Aboriginal Business of the Year Award for a...
Pioneer Day 2017
Pioneer Day 2017 - Third Place for "My Future, My Choice" themed parade float.
Indigenous Works National Report on Inclusion 2017
Gitxsan Development Corporation invited to participate in the Indigenous Works National Report on Inclusion 2017 in Ottawa.
GDC's Career Discoveries sends 12 Gitxsan youth to Culinary Arts Skills Training.
Gitxsan Development Corporation Career Discovery Program partners with CIVEO and Coast Mountain School District 82 to offer a culinary art excursion.
Gitxsan & PRGT
The Prince Rupert Gas Transmission (PRGT) pipeline is proposed to cross (buried underground) ten individual Gitxsan huwilp’s lax yip (Delgamuukw, Geel, Gitluudaahlxw, Gwiiyeehl, Yagosip, Kliiyeem Lax Ha, Luutkudziiwus, Wii Eelast, Wii Mukwilixw, Guutginuuxs) for a total of 120 kms. The length of the proposed underground pipeline varies on each lax yip depending upon the individual territo...
Expanded Skills Training Benefits Gitxsan First Nation
Provincial funding of $1.5 million over two years for the Gitxsan skills and training project is provided through B.C.’s Aboriginal Skills Training Development Fund.
GSS accepts Aboriginal Business Award
Pamela Tait, Gitxsan Safety Services, accepts BC Achievement Foundation Award for Outstanding Business Achievement.
GSS: Outstanding Business Achievement
British Columbia Achievement Foundation announced Gitxsan Safety Services Inc. is the 2016 awardee of the Outstanding Business Achievement award in the Community-Owned Business of the Year - One Entity ...
GDC Releases 5 Year HR Strategy
5 year Human Resources Strategy designed to develop workforce readiness for the Gitxsan and to prepare people for current and emerging labour market opportunities.
BC's first Workalone Monitor Centre
GDC Partners with Right to Play
Gitxsan Development Corporation (GDC) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Right to Play to bring sport-based youth programming to communities in the Gitxsan Region of British Columbia.
GDC Receives $800,000 for Skills Training
Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation Minister John Rustad today announced $800,000 for skills training to prepare the Gitxsan First Nation for LNG industry jobs
GDC Promotes Public Safety App
Motorists or hitchhikers travelling the northern highways could register to have their safe passage monitored by “eyes in the sky” if a Gitxsan-run satellite service can get government support to expand its coverage. BC SafetyLink is a new Gitxsan Development Corporation business which provides live safety monitoring from its Hazelton office.
BC SafetyLink Celebrates One Year
BC SafetyLink opened its doors one year ago and is now supporting workforces across Canada, the US and Mexico, providing protection for organizations as well as various levels of government throughout British Columbia. As BC SafetyLink’s support expands, they are receiving recognition through multiple levels of government.