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KEDC is excited to have Gordon Roberts on board for an 8-week internship to help guide the Scenic Boat & Wildlife Tours with k’awat’si Tours! The internship is part of the Aboriginal ecotourism training program through Vancouver Island University and North Island College. Gordon is part of the pilot program where participants travel once a…

KEDC’s aquaculture project’s shellfish are continuing to grow! The aquaculture team reports seeing weekly growth in the scallops and oysters and they are continuing to receive new seed to grow the farm. To ensure there is enough room for the shellfish to grow properly, they are building two to four new rafts which will be…

Conrad Browne, CEO of KEDC, led Chief and Council on a special tour of Kwa’lilas Hotel last week to better understand the progress and challenges of hotel construction. It was the first time behind the scenes at the hotel for many councilors. They got a preview of a staged room in the hotel, which was…

K’awat’si Economic Development Corporation pushes onward towards a late summer soft-opening Over the last eight months, KEDC and k’awat’si Construction have been working tirelessly alongside our suppliers and partners to get Kwa’lilas Hotel ready to welcome local and global guests to the North Island. We are getting closer to reaching this goal every day and…