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Gitxsan Development Corporation's mission:

To create profitable, sustainable economic development that leads to job creation and training opportunities, ultimately creating economic resilience for the Gitxsan people.

Gitxsan Development Corporation (GDC) is the economic vehicle through which the Gitxsan people will exercise their rights affirmed in the landmark Delgamuukw Supreme Court Judgment (1997) on their 33,000sq km traditional territory. It is the holding company for Gitxsan enterprise and is governed by a board of directors appointed by the Trustees of the Gitxsan Lipgyet Trust. The Directors manage GDC and oversee each of its operating subsidiaries.

GDC belongs to the Gitxsan people. Its structure is unique to the business world, melding the traditional governance of the Gitxsan, to the contemporary needs of global businesses.

GDC focuses on improving the Gitxsan economy while following the community’s values.

The Latest News

BC SafetyLink Celebrates One Year

April 27, 2016

BC SafetyLink opened its doors one year ago and is now supporting workforces across Canada,...

GC Promotes Public Safety App

August 04, 2016

Motorists or hitchhikers travelling the northern highways could register to have their safe...

GDC Receives $800,000 for Skills Training

December 10, 2015

Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation Minister John Rustad today announced $800,000 for ski...

GDC Partners with Right to Play

October 13, 2015

Gitxsan Development Corporation (GDC) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Rig...

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Leadership Training - Sept 7-9, 2016 (Hazelton, BC) The Gitxsan Development Corporation is pleased to offer Leadership Training in partnership with the Justice Institute of BC. Founded in 1978 as a public post-secondary institution with a provincial mandate, JIBC offers: • Internationally recognized education that leads to certificates, diplomas, bachelor’s degrees and graduate certificates; • Continuing education for work and career-related learning and development; and • Customized contract…Read more

Gitxsan Ready for Work Initiative - Community Presentation

Join us to hear about the 5 year HR Strategy. Over the past 6 months a research team led by Angela Tait has been out in the communities interviewing and surveying community members and businesses to shape this strategy. On August 25th we wish to share this research and the recommendations it shaped. Lunch will be provided. Community members are invited to bring their resumes to sign up for skills training and future job openings.

Gitxsan Ready for Work Initiative - Community Presentation

Join us to hear about the 5 year HR Strategy. Over the past 6 months a research team led by Angela Tait has been out in the communities interviewing and surveying community members and businesses to shape this strategy. On August 25th we wish to share this research and the recommendations it shaped. Lunch will be provided. Community members are invited to bring their resumes to sign up for skills training and future job openings.