Partnership promises far north tourism boost if the plan is approved.
B.C. government and Tourism B.C. are expected to announce further details Friday at an event at the provincial palace.
«This is a project I am very pleased with,» said Tourism Minister Bob Bratina. «I have always believed in regional partnerships so this will give the province greater opportunities in tourism.»
The new park would include four different levels.
Bridget Bowers, executive director of the B.C. Federation of Nunavut Nations, said she is pleased with the plan.
«The B.C. government has shown a keen interest in looking into regional partnerships, not only between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people,» she said. «But it’s really to ensure it has more opportunities to develop and share the benefits of economic development in Canada and around the world.
«We’re optimistic that this plan will be approved.»
Bowers said regional partners include aboriginal people living in the Lower Mainland and Nunavut and the First Nations people living on the reserve.
The plan would also include a new trail at the northernmost tip of Whistler National Park and along the coast of British Columbia우리카지노.
«What we are looking for with the northernmost line is some sort of connect바카라사이트ion and connection with the Great Bear Rainforest to see what sort of benefits there are,» said Bratina.
If B.C. becomes the first province in Canada to introduce a tourist-based zone on reserves, it will also be the first in Canada to have a national park with its own national park as a destination area.
Tasmania to create $400 million investmen바카라사이트t
In the House of Commons this week, Premier John Brison said Tasmania would become the third British Columbia province to become a tourist-based tourism district.
That would add about $40 million to $60 million in revenue for B.C. annually, he said.
The Tourism B.C. plan for northern North America was originally presented in April 2016.
While B.C. isn’t yet officially participating in the program, it is working to meet goals set in the plan to have a permanent and permanent-use tourist-based zone on reserves.