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

GDC's Career Discoveries sends 12 Gitxsan youth to Culinary Arts Skills Training.

December 19, 2016

Gitxsan Development Corporation Career Discovery Program partners with CIVEO and Coast Mountain S...

Gitxsan & PRGT

November 24, 2016

The Prince Rupert Gas Transmission (PRGT) pipeline is proposed to cross (buried underground) ten...

Expanded Skills Training Benefits Gitxsan First Nation

November 09, 2016

Provincial funding of $1.5 million over two years for the Gitxsan skills and training proje...

GSS accepts Aboriginal Business Award

October 21, 2016

Pamela Tait, Gitxsan Safety Services, accepts BC Achievement Foundation Award for Outs...

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We are delivering a series of courses at our office downtown Hazelton that focus in the Environmental Monitoring field. See below for details on courses. *Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) Certificate will assist participants in understanding and demonstrating how to collect traditional knowledge, and how to present the information through maps and reporting. Aug. 21st to Sept. 1st, 2017 (2 weeks) *Environmental Monitoring certificate provides students with a basic understanding of the…Read more

Career aspirations of being a plumber? There's an ap for that, just kidding, but we do have a plumbers foundation course that we are hosting through GDC fall of 2017. Limited seating available, give Nicole Campbell a call (250)842-6780.

Jump start your Plumbing Career, please see below for the following related careers that you can look into after the foundations course: Gas Fitter Well Pump Installer and Well Driller Pipe fitter and Steamfitter Sprinkler System Installer Public works maintenance equipment operator Public works and maintenance labourer Give Nicole Campbell a call! 250-842-6780 ext. 337