TNDC News

2017

12
Jun

Inspiring Tahltan Youth to Pursue a Medical Services Career

Anthony Morrison, Commercial Director, and Claire Smith, Aboriginal Partnerships Manager, of UnitedHealthcare Global Medical (UHGM), gave Dease Lake youth a glimpse into the fascinating career of medical services during a recent visit to the region. Wanting to expose Tahltan youth to different career paths and possibly spark interest in medical services, TNDC invited Anthony and Claire to speak with the high school students, sharing insight into the field and their personal career paths.
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24
Apr

Waste Management Recycling Comes to Dease Lake

Dease Lake residents and commercial businesses can now participate in waste management recycling as part of a pilot project being led by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) in cooperation with other government agencies.
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17
Apr

TNDC Participates in 2017 Tahltan Employment Fair

TNDC was pleased to participate in the 2017 Tahltan Employment Fair, held on March 31 and April 1 in Dease Lake. This is an annual event which brings together community members from within and outside Tahltan territory to learn about employment opportunities. 
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10
Apr

Tahltech Drilling Services' First Contract Profiled in Resource World Magazine

Tahltech Drilling Services' first contract, on the Red Chris Mine property, has been profiled in the April/May edition of Resource World Magazine. 
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27
Mar

TNDC Founder Recognized With Indigenous Canada’s Highest Award

Jerry Asp, TNDC’s first President and CEO and a prominent Indigenous leader in western Canada, has been recognized with the 2017 Inspired Award in the Business and Commerce category. The Indspire awards honour extraordinary Indigenous People, recognizing professionals and youth who demonstrate outstanding career achievement.
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20
Mar

Tahltan Arrow Begins Hauling Concentrate from Silvertip Mine

Together with our partner Arrow Transportation, TNDC has achieved its first contract with JDS Silver’s Silvertip Mine, hauling zinc concentrate via the Tahltan Arrow joint venture. Arrow Transportation is an industry leader in bulk commodity hauling. Under the contract, Tahltan Arrow is hauling two loads a day from the bottom of the mine site west of Watson Lake, near the Yukon-British Columbia border down Highway 37 to Stewart Bulk Terminals in Stewart. This marks the second contract for the Tahltan Arrow partnership; the first is with the Red Chris mine.
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13
Mar

Tahltan Fibre Powers Up First Industrial Customer

Tahltan Fibre, TNDC’s fibre optics company, reached a major milestone with connection of its first industrial customer. We turned up high-speed fibre optic service to AltaGas’ Forrest Kerr run of river hydroelectric project in partnership with Northwestel (NWTel), through our Tahltan River Communications (TRC) joint venture.
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1
Mar

First Tahltech Drilling Project Underway

Tahltech Drilling, TNDC’s partnership with Geotech Drilling Services, is working on its first drilling services contract in Tahltan territory, on Imperial Metals’ Red Chris property. Tahltech is providing hydrogeological and geological drilling services, using sonic drilling methods.
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27
Feb

TNDC Supports Anti-Bullying Campaign on Pink Shirt Day

The TNDC office team donned pink to take a stand against bullying on Pink Shirt Day on February 22, 2017, as part of a Canada-wide initiative.
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10
Feb

TNDC’s 2017 Roundup Reception Cultivates Business Development

In January each year, the Association for Mineral Exploration of British Columbia holds its annual Roundup conference in Vancouver. This event brings together various stakeholders in the exploration and mining industry, which includes mine operators, developers, explorers, service providers, equipment suppliers and government officials. For TNDC, Roundup serves as a valuable opportunity to meet with the various stakeholders who are active in Tahltan territory.
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  • 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
    Former VP Canadian Operations - Onshore Energy & Mining, Energy & Resources, Sodexo 
  • 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
    Manager Finance, Accounting & Administration, TNDC