Partnership wins 2022 Indigenous Business Award for Cariboo partnership

By Ruth Lloyd
The Williams Lake Tribune
October 28, 2022
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Percy Guichon and Danny Strobbe

A Williams Lake-based business Central Chilcotin Rehabilitation Ltd. has been recognized with a 2022 Indigenous Business Award. Central Chilcotin Rehabilitation Ltd. has been awarded Business Partnership of the Year by the BC Achievement Foundation. The business is a joint venture forestry company owned by the Tsideldel First Nation (Previously known as Redstone) and the Tl’etinqox (Previously known as Anaham) Government. “Central Chilcotin Rehabilitation is so pleased to be awarded with this honour,” noted Percy Guichon, Director of CCR and member of the Tsideldel First Nation. The partnership was formed in the spring of 2017, the joint venture was originally formed to address the 100,000 hectares of dead pine which were at the time still left in the Chilcotin region and to reduce wildfire risk and rehabilitate mountain pine beetle-damaged forests near Alexis Creek.

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