What is NPTGS?

A non-profit, non-partisan organization, NPTGS partners with First Nations, communities, and all three levels of government to develop and deliver projects supporting local economies and creating heritage tourism assets.
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First Nations & NPTGS

We are dedicated to promoting a grassroots reconciliation process between First Nations and communities based on a stronger understanding of our shared history. Read More ›

Recent Projects

NPTGS has worked with its partners to build or restore heritage trails, launched/completed 18 major projects and staged 165 events, performances, symposia and lectures. Check out our projects portfolio.
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30 04, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: Senators’ “Ladies of the Canyon” tour connects with corridor communities

2017-04-30T18:19:16+00:00 Sunday, April 30, 2017|

April 19-21, 2012: Senators Vivienne Poy and Dr. Lillian Quan Dyck toured the historic Fraser Canyon from Hope to Lytton as guests of the New Pathways to Gold Society. Poy and Dyck are prominent members of the Chinese-Canadian community. Now retired from the Senate, Poy is an author, entrepreneur, fashion designer, and historian from [...]

30 04, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: Alexandra Bridge Project Community consultation held in Hope

2017-04-30T15:01:20+00:00 Sunday, April 30, 2017|

April 19, 2012: Nearly 50 people turned up at the Hope Recreation Centre to give their input into plans to restore Alexandra Bridge, as well as Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park. The meeting heard how the 1926 Alexandra Bridge structure – maintained by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure – can safely carry pedestrian traffic [...]

20 04, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: Cedar-Bamboo Rafting Expedition “home movies” shown

2017-04-20T20:55:39+00:00 Thursday, April 20, 2017|

April 2, 2016: Dr. Henry Yu and Sarah Ling show some of the home movies they took during the Cedar-Bamboo Rafting Expedition in 2013 during a lecture at the Chinese Cultural Centre Museum. The “Gold Mountain Dreaming and the History of the Cantonese Pacific” lecture was co-organized by Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British [...]

20 04, 2017

Twin Totems Grace Ice Caves Entrance

2017-04-20T12:14:18+00:00 Thursday, April 20, 2017|

No foolin’ – April 1 was a great day to unveil two new twin totem poles carved by Canim Lake First Nation artist Jerome at the entrance to the Ice Caves site at Bridge Lake. The work of the Jobs Creation Partnership Project Crew was also acknowledged. Over 30 people turned out for the [...]

3 04, 2017

Twin totem poles unveiled at Ice Caves entrance as Jobs Creation Partnership Project Wraps Up

2017-04-03T16:37:49+00:00 Monday, April 3, 2017|

The “Entrance to the Bear World” now has twin totem poles gracing its gateway. The two poles carved by Canim Lake First Nation (Tsq’escenemc) artist Jerome Boyce were unveiled at the Bridge Lake Ice Caves during a ceremony today that also celebrated the completion of the Jobs Creation Partnership (JCP) Project organized by the [...]

9 03, 2017

New Pathways to Gold Society Director front and center as government moves to repeal discriminatory legislation

2017-03-09T20:14:38+00:00 Thursday, March 9, 2017|

Lily Chow was front and center in Victoria on Tuesday when the government introduced an act to repeal legislation that discriminated against Chinese Canadians. Chow, a member of the Legacy Initiatives Advisory Council (LIAC), was among the representatives from the Chinese-Canadian community at a press conference at the B.C. Legislature where the act was [...]

23 02, 2017

New look, same commitment as New Pathways to Gold Society celebrates 10 years in the Gold Rush/Spirit Trails corridor

2017-02-23T17:17:50+00:00 Thursday, February 23, 2017|

The New Pathways to Gold Society (NPTGS) is celebrating 10 years of working in the Gold Rush/Spirit Trails corridor with a new online look and the same commitment to economic development through heritage tourism, First Nations reconciliation and Multiculturalism. The Society launched a new website today which features an expanded projects portfolio, better graphics [...]

1 01, 2017

Hipsta Alert! Xat’sull adds two new heritage trails

2017-02-18T14:42:28+00:00 Sunday, January 1, 2017|

The Crazy Ant Trail in Xat’sull has two new heritage neighbours. The Squiggly Bench XC trail and Hipsta DH trail both officially opened on Nov. 25. Squiggly Bench XC slowly winds up from Highway 97 towards Blue Lake and, from there, bikers and hikers have the option to descend via the more advanced Hipsta [...]