Backgrounder: Canada and British Columbia invest in infrastructure in Northern British Columbia to create jobs and strengthen communities

Backgrounder: Canada and British Columbia invest in infrastructure in Northern British Columbia to create jobs and strengthen communities

Central Coast Regional District

Great Bear Playgrounds Project

Rehabilitation of the Walker Island Park playground and the Nusatsum Park playground including site preparation, installation of play surfaces and playground equipment and water features,  park amenities such as benches and signage, as well as landscaping, vegetation and finishes.




Fraser Lake

Wastewater Lagoon Expansion Project

Construction of a fourth lagoon for flow equalization in the Fraser Lake wastewater treatment system including site preparation and grubbing, storm sewer, replacement of existing manhole, construction of a sanitary lift station and sanitary main from the lift station to flow control manhole, and installation of overflow piping, construction of perimeter fencing, and final grading of site.





Canoe Valley Recreation Centre Chiller Project

Replacement of an ammonia chiller at the Canoe Valley Recreation Centre including installation of a new chiller, valves, controls, piping, oil pot, pumps, insulation, safety monitoring system, signage, lighting, and integration of heat recovery system.





Robson Valley Recreation Centre Chiller Project

Replacement of the 25-year-old chiller system at the Robson Valley Recreation Centre in McBride including a new system that uses less ammonia than the existing system which will result in a safer and more energy-efficient facility.





Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades

Upgrades to existing activated sludge wastewater treatment and installation of a new aerated lagoon, UV system and sludge dewatering. This includes rehabilitation of existing lagoons, decommissioning of the existing wastewater treatment building, construction of a new building, and installation of headworks components.





Telegraph Creek Boat Launch and Dock

Replacement of a deteriorating boat launch and dock on the Stikine River including ‘Riprap’ and other shoreline retaining structures, a boat launch ramp, driving surface, landscaping, site finishing and signage.




Kitsumkalum Indian Band

Kitsumkalum Community Hall Upgrades

Upgrades to the Kitsumkalum Community Hall including, upgrades to the kitchen, repairs to the roof and gymnasium, installation of a fire suppression system, HVAC and back-up generator, and improvements to the interior for cultural accuracy.





Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

Upgrades to the water treatment plant that supplies potable water to Masset and Old Masset on Haida Gwaii including chemical systems, piping, mixing tanks, metering pumps, replacement of electrical systems and controls, installation of a backup generator, analytical equipment, and a secondary containment system for liquid chemicals.




Nisga’a Village of Gitwinksihlkw

Ts’oohl Ts’ap Recreation Centre Upgrade

Expansion of the multi-use recreation centre will include second-floor expansion with a spectator viewing gallery, additional seating, games room, offices, a meeting room, council chamber, elevator, staircases, mechanical room, new washrooms, water main extension, and a fire alarm and sprinkler system for the entire building.




Prophet River First Nation

Ice Rink Facility

Construction of an outdoor ice rink which can also be used for ball hockey, basketball and tennis in the warmer months.




Taku River Tlingit First Nation

Taku River Tlingit First Nation and Atlin Area New Wastewater Treatment Facility

Construction of a new treatment lagoon to serve the Taku River Tlingit First Nation and Atlin area residents. The project includes a facultative lagoon, a septic dumping station and sani-dump station, an infiltration basin, roadworks fencing, and the decommissioning of the existing exfiltration lagoon and





Wastewater Treatment Plant and Sanitary Collection System Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation of the lagoon and exfiltration pond including installation of a grit chamber at the wastewater treatment plant; improvements to the collection system; inspection and repair of manholes and sanitary lines; installation of flow meters, standby generators and SCADA in sanitary lift stations;
repairs to the HDPE liner, berms, cell curtains and the exfiltration basin and installation of perimeter fencing.





Tl’etinqox Land Based Equine Therapy

Construction of a health facility to promote healing and reintegration for First Nations youth using equine-based programs including renovation of existing log cabins, construction of equine facilities and development of approximately 10 traditional living spaces and supporting infrastructure for potable water and septic.





Cultural Centre

Construction of a cultural centre to house various artifacts donated by the Saik’uz First Nation and to host cultural events and workshops.




West Moberly First Nations

Community Centre

Completion of the unfinished basement of the newly constructed Health Station building to provide space for activities such as performing arts and a place to pass on traditions of the community. Works include a dining and gathering room, a storage room, a kitchen, washrooms, HVAC and utility room.




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