Community Description

Ts'il Kaz Koh, also known as the Burns Lake band is a small First Nations community located in Burns Lake, BC.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Carrier Sekani Tribal Council

Economic Development Background

Co-owns the Burns Lake Native Development Corporation (BLNDC) as one of 6 local First Nations (Burns Lake, Cheslatta Carrier, Lake Babine, Nee Tahi Buhn, Skin Tyee, and Wet'suwet'en). The BLNDC works to provide the following: assistance with business plan development, government grant applications, general advisory services, pre and post-loan counseling and trouble shooting, economic and community development assistance to Bands and their communities, access to technical, financial, and management information, and develop, organize and run workshops orientated towards economic development and business initiatives.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Ts'il Kaz Koh First Nation has forestry operations which it manages through Agreements with the Provincial Government. It has also engaged in Agreements regarding the the Pacific Trails and Coastal GasLink Pipeline projects.

Community Details:

Nechako
Ts’il Kaz Koh (Burns Lake)
Burns Lake Band
Dakelh Witsuwit'en
Omineca (Prince George)
http://www.burnslakeband.ca/
185 hectares

Contact Details:

Rick Morrison General Manager, Burns Lake Native Development Corporation
(250) 692-3188
Bag 9000 Burns Lake, BC, Canada V0J 1E0
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