Anniversary Milestone for Tides of Change Economic Development Strategy

CORMORANT ISLAND, BC - A unique First Nation - non-First Nation community partnership is marking the first anniversary of a joint economic initiative by recognizing its concrete successes.

The 'Namgis First Nation and the Village of Alert Bay are neighbours on Cormorant Island. A year ago they launched an economic development plan to help turn the tide on the island's declining economy.

The plan, called Tides of Change, was the result of months of work and ideas from more than 200 of approximately 1000 Cormorant Island residents.

Read the full news release here.