FORT NELSON, B.C. – Fort Nelson First Nation and the Construction Foundation of BC have announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

The MOU outlines how the Fort Nelson First Nation (FNFN) and the Construction Foundation of BC (CFBC) will work together to boost workforce capacity for both individuals and the community, and regional economic participation of the First Nation and its members.

In a release posted to the FNFN Facebook page, Chief Sharleen Gale says, “Fort Nelson First Nation is a strong, healthy, and economically sustainable community. Our people are united, educated, respectful, and proud. Language and culture are the foundation of our Nation and continue to be shared through generations. We balance our desire to protect our land while being the beneficiaries of its resources. We are self-sufficient, covering, proactive, and thinking for seven generations.”

FNFN is a key leader in pursuing a greener economy that benefits the community and the province as a whole, and the Country.

The CFBC is a registered Canadian charity committed to supporting communities’ advancements through engagements in education and training, research, and charitable works.