TNDC News

2015

17
Feb

Tahltan Nation Development Corporation announces new VP Business Development

VANCOUVER, B.C./February 17, 2015:The Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ryan Franke as vice president, business development. He assumes the role from Mr. Bill Adsit, who will continue to work with TNDC in the role of senior advisor through an extended transition period to support TNDC’s business development and strategic growth. Mr. Franke has extensive experience in management, business and community engagement in the natural resource sector and will work with Mr. Adsit in the year ahead to fully understand the TNDC business model and solidify relationships with the company’s industry and business partners.
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5
Feb

TNDC featured in Industry Media Magazine Aboriginal Business edition

TNDC was showcased in the January 2015 issue of Canadian Industry Online (CIO) magazine in its annual Aboriginal Business edition which profiles several Canadian organizations and aboriginal businesses dedicated to the success of First Nations economic development.
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27
Jan

Omega Morgan and Tahltan Nation Development Corporation Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Omega Morgan to work closely with TNDC to grow the labour force and develop rigging, specialized transportation and logistics services business in Northwestern British Columbia.
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2014

19
Dec

TNDC welcomes new board members

TNDC is pleased to welcome four new directors to its board and bids a warm farewell to four outgoing board members.
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29
Sep

TNDC profiled in The Vancouver Sun special series on Aboriginal business

TNDC was featured in a Vancouver Sun article on Friday, September 26, as part of the media outlet’s week-long series profiling successful Aboriginal businesses.
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7
Aug

TNDC in the spotlight in special Northwest BC publication

Three of TNDC’s employees – Bill Adsit (Vice President, Business Development), Garry Merkel (CEO/President) and Kelsey (Kelso) Marion (a heavy equipment operator) were profiled in the Northwest Connection.
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1
Aug

Introducing Tahltan-Pacific – TNDC’s newest joint venture

Tahltan Nation Development Corporation is excited to introduce its newest partnership – Tahltan-Pacific, which offers charter flights into Tahltan territory to serve the burgeoning resource sector in northwestern BC. Tahltan-Pacific is a joint venture with Pacific Coastal Airlines, a British Columbia-based airline that has been providing scheduled and charter airplane service to communities throughout the province for over 40 years.
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11
Jun

Bill Adsit to Serve as Panellist for VBOT’s 2014 Aboriginal Opportunities Forum

On June 18th, TNDC’s Vice President of Business Development Bill Adsit will serve as a panellist for the Vancouver Board of Trade’s fourth annual Aboriginal Opportunities Forum.
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9
Jun

Introducing TNDC’s new website

Welcome to the new TNDC website! This new website has been many months in development and we feel it now truly represents the vision of the TNDC. The site reflects the TNDC’s objective to be the leading business corporation and employer of Tahltan members in Tahltan territory.
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2013

2
Dec

Former TNDC President Bill Adsit named to BC Hydro Board of Directors

Vancouver, BC/December 2, 2013:  PR Associates (National) Communications, a national public relations and communications agency, and the Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC) congratulate Bill Adsit, former president and chief executive officer of TNDC, on his recent appointment to the BC Hydro and Power Authority board of directors.  
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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