TNDC News

2017

22
Dec

Annual Community Christmas Party a Collective Success

On December 9th, 2017, Christmas came early to Dease Lake at the Annual Kid’s Community Christmas Party. It was another successful event, thanks to the generosity of community organizations, industry, the Tahltan Band, TNDC business partners and suppliers. Community members from Iskut, Telegraph Creek, Dease Lake and other locations gathered for an afternoon of fun, games, prizes and visits with Santa. Approximately 350 children, youth and adults turned out to kick off the holiday season.
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27
Nov

Supporting Health and Fitness for Red Chris Camp Employees

Maintaining a healthy diet and fitness regime can be a challenge for some people working at a remote camp. In addition to providing catering, housekeeping and facilities maintenance services at the Red Chris mine, the SRS-Sodexo partnership is supporting a Quality of Life initiative which is helping Red Chris camp workers improve their health and fitness. Mahmoud (Moe) Asheery is a Sodexo personal trainer available to support camp workers in achieving their health and fitness goals.
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28
Sep

TNDC Drilling Partner Completes First Project With Expanded Drill Rig Fleet

Geotech, TNDC’s drilling services partner operating in Tahltan Territory, has expanded its fleet of drill rigs with the addition of a remote access helicopter portable sonic drill, and recently completed its first project for SnipGold Corp (SnipGold). The Hydracore Heli-Sonic 4000 (HHS4000) drill is providing a new, efficient method for the investigation of overburden deposits, allowing greater accuracy of field data collection, which is of particular importance to both mining and engineering firms when reviewing deposits as well as planning infrastructure works in Tahltan Territory.
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25
Jul

TNDC’s 2017 Annual General Meeting Provides Updates For Tahltan Membership

TNDC held its 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on July 3, 2017 in Dease Lake, reporting on its business and operational highlights to its shareholders – the Tahltan membership – and hearing their feedback. The AGM was held on the final day of the Tahltan Central Government’s (TCG) Annual General Assembly (AGA), an important gathering of the Tahltan membership held each July long weekend, which brings together members from inside and outside the territory for reports on the Government’s initiatives on their behalf.
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24
Jul

Riding For the Recreation Centre

Two energetic TNDC employees tackled the roller coaster terrain of the Telegraph Creek to Dease Lake road on mountain bikes on June 30th to raise funds for the Dease Lake Recreation Centre in the 8th annual Tour de Telegraph bike ride. Freeman Louie, Operations Coordinator, and Hankin Asp Chief Operating Officer, were two of 48 riders, which included Tahltans, CFNR Radio staff, employees from Red Chris, Seabridge Gold and Teck Resources. Local kids joined the ride for the last two kilometres.
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22
Jul

News Alert: TNDC Email Service Update

TNDC advises that email service has been partially restored as of Friday, July 21, 2017. New incoming and outgoing emails have been enabled utilizing a backup server.​
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20
Jul

News Alert: Disruption to TNDC’s Email Service

TNDC regrets to advise that our corporate email service has been out of service since the evening of July 17th, 2017.  This has impacted incoming and outgoing emails.
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17
Jul

TNDC Participates in Dease Lake 2017 Canada Day Celebration

Rain couldn’t dampen community spirits for 2017 Canada Day celebrations in Dease Lake on July 1, which included a parade and social gathering. The theme of TNDC’s float commemorated the history of Tahltan people in the territory and relations with gold rush prospectors and European fur traders, with establishment of Hudson Bay trading posts, which led to development of the 1910 Declaration of the Tahltan Tribe.
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27
Jun

TNDC Board of Directors – Invitation for Expressions of Interest

Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC) is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from Tahltan members who wish to be considered for appointment to the TNDC Board of Directors.
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22
Jun

TNDC announces further workforce reduction at the Red Chris Mine

TNDC regrets having to share news there will be a further reduction in the number of TNDC personnel working on the Red Chris tailings impoundment area (TIA) in 2017. TNDC Board of Directors and Management understand the significance of the situation and the impact it will have on TNDC’s employees, their families and the Tahltan community.
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  • TNDC is a great place to work. The atmosphere in the office is friendly, open, and honest, and there is always humour and laughter. I like that TNDC maintains an active approach of hiring locally and offers training within that position. Employees are highly encouraged and supported to advance professionally, which ripples into advancing personally as well.
    Rhonda Quock
    Office Manager, TNDC
  • Sodexo Canada has been a partner with TNDC since 2002, providing complete camp management through Spatsizi Remote Services. During this time we have worked on many projects, and employed many Tahltan members. It’s been very positive, and the business relationships have formed long lasting personal and business friendships.
    Ivor MacGregor
    Vice President, Operations, Sodexo Canada Ltd.
  • We worked with TNDC on the Galore Creek mining project and the Northwest Transmission Line, providing heavy lift helicopter services. It made good business sense to get involved with the Nation, so we formed Tahltan Helifor Joint Venture in 2011. After meeting Bill Adsit, I knew we had made the right decision. We have had only positive experiences and look forward to continued collaboration.
    Gary Laidlaw
    President & General Manager, Helifor Canada Corp.
  • We’ve completed a number of projects though our FrontierMEDEX Tahltan Ltd. partnership since we became a partner back in 2007. It’s been extremely positive. TNDC has been terrific to work with and we’re looking forward to continuing to build the business partnership.
    Ryan Steil
    Past General Manger, Canada, FrontierMEDEX Canada Ltd.
  • Ledcor recognized the benefits offered through the Tahltan’s local expertise and experience, and welcomed the opportunity to involve community members in projects. We established Tahltan-Ledcor Joint Venture back in 1991 when we managed construction on the Eskay Creek mine. We value the partnership with TNDC and look forward to the opportunities ahead within Tahltan traditional territory.
    Rodger McLean
    Past Business Development & Aboriginal Relations Manager, Ledcor
  • We formed our Tahltan Aeronigma Geodis Wilson partnership in 2011. It’s been an honour to partner with TNDC for the opportunity to provide our wide-range of global logistical services and be a part of a world class organization built on mutual cooperation, trust and respect. They’re a terrific group of educated, business friendly people eager to learn and work with us.
    Adam J. Wickstead
    President, Aeronigma Solutions Inc.