Burns Lake Native Development Corporation
The Burns Lake Native Development Corporation (BLNDC) exists to enhance the economic well-being of the Aboriginal people of Northern British Columbia’s Lakes District.
Burns Lake Native Logging Ltd. (BLNLL) was incorporated under the British Columbia Company Act on January 8, 1975, and has maintained a strategy of conservative growth and development. The business strives to achieve a high standard of performance in the public and industrial sectors as an outstanding and highly qualified log harvesting operation, strictly and conscientiously adhering to guidelines and safety regulations. BLNLL generates regular Logging Safety Program Guidelines and its employees participate in regular safety meetings. As a prime contractor, BLNLL has adhered to the EMS/SMF for BFP and is registered with the BC Forest Safety Council.
Burns Lake Native Logging Ltd. has recently been named as the Prime Contractor for Ts’il Kaz Koh First Nation with the Coastal Gaslink Project.
Babine Forest Products & Decker Lake Forest Products BLNDC, in partnership with majority owner Hampton Lumber operates two sawmills in Burns Lake. The sawmills have a combined production capacity of 335 MMBF (millions of board feet of timber), and are operated with a constant emphasis on safe and productive employment for our community.
BLNDC is constantly looking for new opportunities for its communities and has also just entered into a partnership with Nations Cannabis for a local medicinal marijuana plant. Construction to commence Spring of 2019 – stay tuned for further updates.