There’s always something new happening along the Gold Rush/Spirit Trails corridor.

Keep up to date by checking out our news section. And don’t forget to read through our newsletters in the sidebar for more background on projects, programs and events.

Preliminary restoration work begins on 1926 Alexandra Bridge in Spuzzum First Nation’s traditional territory

Friday, July 30, 2021|

New Pathways to Gold Society receives CERIP funding for rehabilitation work on 1926 Alexandra Bridge structure

Tuesday, April 13, 2021|

Pathway to Gold: A Guide for Travellers to the Cariboo Waggon Road online now!

Wednesday, March 3, 2021|

“Nam Sing: A Man For Gold Country” wins award for best costuming at L.A. Film Awards

Wednesday, December 16, 2020|

Lillooet, Gold Rush Trails Marketing receive $10,000 in funding for COVID-19 response initiatives from New Pathways to Gold Society Small Projects Program

Wednesday, August 5, 2020|

Chief Cexpe’nthlEm Memorial Precinct Revitalization Project reaches milestone with site scanning

Friday, July 3, 2020|

Two projects receive $10,000 in funding under New Pathways to Gold Society Small Projects Program

Friday, January 17, 2020|

Nam Sing Packing Expedition Historic Recreation rolls into Barkerville at High Noon, September 8

Wednesday, September 4, 2019|

Phoenix Tour takes to the biggest stage in B.C. at NCLGA convention in Williams Lake

Wednesday, May 8, 2019|

Fraser Lake’s Emily Lindstrom makes musical homecoming as the Phoenix Tour troupe travels to Highway 16 communities

Monday, May 6, 2019|

Phoenix Tour troupe gives fans something to Marvel at during Northern FanCon

Wednesday, May 1, 2019|

Local sponsors help Phoenix Tour take flight to tour hard-hit Cariboo communities

Tuesday, April 30, 2019|

New Pathways to Gold Society receives BC Rural Dividend Program funding to restore historic Cariboo Waggon Road

Monday, April 29, 2019|

Phoenix Tour ignites flame of hope for hard-hit Cariboo communities

Sunday, April 28, 2019|

Theatre Royal’s Phoenix Tour receives $5,000 from New Pathways to Gold Society Small Projects Program

Thursday, April 11, 2019|

Four projects receive $12,500 in funding under New Pathways to Gold Society Small Projects Program

Monday, August 20, 2018|

Canada’s Hot Spot will be cooking during the New Pathways to Gold Society 10+ Anniversary Celebrations in Lytton, April 14

Monday, April 9, 2018|

Legendary Al Stage headlines “Rising From the Ashes” benefit concert at New Pathways to Gold Society 10+ Anniversary Celebrations in Lytton, April 14

Thursday, March 29, 2018|

Two New Directors Join New Pathways to Gold Society Board

Monday, October 30, 2017|

New Pathways to Gold Society provides $12,500 in funding to three Gold Rush/Spirit Trails corridor projects

Thursday, August 31, 2017|

New Pathways to Gold Society donates to fire relief for Gold Rush/Spirit Trails corridor communities

Tuesday, July 25, 2017|

Twin totem poles unveiled at Ice Caves entrance as Jobs Creation Partnership Project wraps up

Monday, April 3, 2017|

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

Thursday, March 9, 2017|

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

Thursday, February 23, 2017|

Warming hut completion marks milestone for Jobs Creation Partnership Project

Saturday, November 26, 2016|

“Entrance to the Bear World” Aboriginal artwork unveiled at Ice Caves Project milestone event

Tuesday, September 13, 2016|

The New Pathways to Gold is popping with plays, powwows and projects this Fall

Thursday, September 1, 2016|

Ribbon cutting at Xatśūll marks Grand Opening of new trail linking ancient heritage routes

Friday, August 12, 2016|

Log building construction marks milestone for Jobs Creation Partnership Project

Thursday, July 21, 2016|

Partnership creates jobs, training and heritage/recreation assets along the Gold Rush/Spirit Trails corridor

Friday, May 20, 2016|

New Pathways to Gold Society gets fresh start for next phase thanks to new funding

Friday, April 22, 2016|

“Battle of the Birds” takes flight at Talking Stick Festival in February

Wednesday, January 13, 2016|

Spuzzum First Nation First Fish Ceremony builds bridges to the past and between cultures

Monday, July 20, 2015|

Working Group to develop strategy to preserve historic 1926 Alexandra Bridge

Tuesday, May 12, 2015|

A Quick Response at Klahowya Village – the smart way to restore the 1926 Alexandra Bridge

Wednesday, August 27, 2014|

Packed potlach potluck launches Alexandra Bridge petition drive

Thursday, August 7, 2014|

Cedar-Bamboo rafting expedition seeks home video hit

Thursday, August 15, 2013|

Take a staycation at the Cariboo Waggon Road 150 Celebrations

Tuesday, August 13, 2013|

The Songs of the Land breaks a century of silence

Tuesday, July 23, 2013|

Canyon War documentary to air on U.S. public television

Tuesday, May 21, 2013|

Three new Directors join New Pathways to Gold Society Board

Wednesday, November 14, 2012|

Trail with rich past sees bright future

Friday, October 19, 2012|

NPTGS directors call for more education on smallpox epidemic

Monday, August 27, 2012|

NPTGS Director Lily Chow Awarded Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

Thursday, July 12, 2012|

Heritage events build bridges in historic Fraser Canyon

Tuesday, April 24, 2012|

Ladies of the Canyon willing to go beyond Hope to connect with the past, get a glimpse of the future

Saturday, April 14, 2012|

NPTGS honoured to be among Nesika Awards 2011 nominees

Wednesday, December 21, 2011|

NPTGS and CCCTA team up to reinvent Gold Rush/Spirit Trails marketing

Friday, October 14, 2011|

Trail marker unveiling signals start to Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park facelift

Friday, August 19, 2011|

Sourdough Survivor show ready to roll down 1861 Gold Rush Pack Trail

Tuesday, August 2, 2011|

1861 Gold Rush Pack Trail expedition ready for wild ride

Saturday, July 30, 2011|

1861 Gold Rush Pack Trail Ride to get friendly send-off at Klahowya Village

Tuesday, July 26, 2011|

Canyon War nominated for Golden Sheaf Award

Wednesday, April 13, 2011|

Canyon War: The Untold Story makes national television debut on APTN

Monday, August 23, 2010|

Golden Butterfly Effect at Geocache Launch

Thursday, July 15, 2010|

Chase the Golden Butterfly from Stanley Park to Barkerville

Monday, July 12, 2010|

Canyon War Scores Top Category Award at Houston International Film Festival

Wednesday, April 28, 2010|

Rose Charlie to be celebrated as “Keeper of the Peace Piano” at Yale Historic Site event

Thursday, April 15, 2010|

Canyon War: The Untold Story wins two top awards from two top international film festivals

Thursday, April 15, 2010|

Canyon War documentary shines light on shadowy chapter in BC history

Tuesday, January 12, 2010|

Work on Gold Rush snowmobile trail starts

Friday, December 4, 2009|

Teachers hunt for motherlode of learning at Pathways to Gold symposium in Barkerville

Tuesday, September 22, 2009|

Stephen Hume plays postman, delivers Chasing the Golden Butterfly passport/geocache program

Monday, June 22, 2009|

NPTGS receives $2 million to help communities restore, promote heritage trails

Friday, April 24, 2009|

McGowan March recreates crucial moment in BC history

Wednesday, January 14, 2009|

Fraser River Lecture Series celebrates river of diversity

Tuesday, September 23, 2008|

Toff and Proff duke it out at Great Edward Bulwer Lytton Debate

Saturday, August 16, 2008|

Theatre Royal’s Motherlode hits the road for the summer

Monday, July 7, 2008|

Motherlode Troupe Teaming Up The Cariboo Road

Thursday, May 22, 2008|

Author Stephen Hume retraces Simon Fraser’s steps during NPTG lecture series

Thursday, May 15, 2008|

NPTGS symposium offers educators new resources to help teach B.C. history

Monday, March 31, 2008|

Fraser River War Symposium shines light on shadowy chapter in B.C. history

Tuesday, September 4, 2007|

“Stump speech” by Lieutenant Governor centrepiece of Canada Day celebrations at Historic Yale

Friday, June 22, 2007|

Lieutenant Governor to preside at Historic Yale Canada Day celebration

Wednesday, June 13, 2007|

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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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