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Site C’s GO Fund supports food security and families in the Peace Region

FORT ST. JOHN: BC Hydro is contributing more than $47,000 to support five Peace Region non-profit groups through the Site C project's Generate Opportunities (GO) Fund.

To date, 94 projects have received a total of $827,231 from the GO Fund, which was established in September 2016 to support non-profit organizations in the north and south Peace Region throughout construction of Site C.

Recipients include:

  • River of the Peace Metis Society: $10,000 to provide food vouchers to vulnerable families and citizens in Hudson’s Hope.
  • Chetwynd Public Library Association: $10,000 to purchase gardening supplies for the Kid Sprouts – Seed Library Program, which teaches children how to grow their own vegetables.
  • Totem Nursery Preschool Society: $9,740 to renovate the preschool basement play area, including rubberized flooring for safety.
  • Hudson’s Hope Lions Club: $10,000 to help purchase a mobile kitchen trailer to allow the club to continue operations during the planned replacement of the Hudson’s Hope Community Hall. 
  • Hope for Health Society: $7,426 to host a three-day wellness conference for 300 people.

The GO Fund is administered by the Northern Development Initiative Trust. Applications for funding are accepted on an ongoing basis and funds are distributed quarterly. 

For more information, including past recipients and application details, please visit


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