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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New Pathways to Gold Society
c/o 380 Main Street, PO Box 29
Lytton, British Columbia
Canada VOK 1Z0


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3004, 2017

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

Sunday, April 30, 2017|10 Years Down the New Pathways to Gold, Blog|

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 Toronto and was the first [...]

3004, 2017

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

Sunday, April 30, 2017|10 Years Down the New Pathways to Gold, Blog|

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 for another 15 years. Discussion [...]

2004, 2017

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

Thursday, April 20, 2017|10 Years Down the New Pathways to Gold, Blog|

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 Columbia and the Royal B.C. [...]

2004, 2017

Twin Totems Grace Ice Caves Entrance

Thursday, April 20, 2017|Jobs Creation Partnership Project|

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 unveiling in front of one [...]

2202, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: NPTGS celebrates 10th anniversary

Wednesday, February 22, 2017|10 Years Down the New Pathways to Gold|

  It’s our 10th anniversary! Can you believe it’s been 10 years we’ve been blazing a path down that New Pathway to Gold? The NPTGS turns 10 this year. You can race the Society’s origins back to the Feb. 2-3 2007 BC2008 (before it was BC150) community consultation held in Lytton. NPTGS has achieved a lot with its partners [...]

101, 2017

Hipsta Alert! Xat’sull adds two new heritage trails

Sunday, January 1, 2017|Heritage Trails|

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 DH trail, which includes the [...]