Metlakatla Development Corporation
The Metlakatla Development Corporation (MDC) is an independent business arm of the Governing Council. MDC was established in 1989 to oversee the community’s economic initiatives. The Board of Directors consists of five individuals: two are appointed by the MDC Board, one is appointed by the Governing Council and two are elected by the Metlakatla membership every three years at the Annual General Meeting. New Board for a three year term consists of: Brenda J. Leighton, Cliff Ryan, Alrita Leask, Laurie Reece and Susie Nelson.
Businesses operating under the Metlakatla Development Corporation:
Metlakatla Ferry Service – which provide transportation between Metlakatla and Prince Rupert. This business is also available for charters. Visit the MFS page for more information and schedules. Petro Canada – is our gas station located in the Prince Rupert industrial site. Hays Cove station is the gas station located in Prince Rupert. Visit the Grassy Bay page to see services and hours of operation. North Co-Corp – a ferry charter business that is owned by three communities: Metlakatla, Kitkatla and Hartley Bay. Visit the North Co-Corp page for information and schedules. Coastal Training Centre – (Formerly First Nations Training and Development Centre) owned by Metlakatla and focused on training and building capacity. Many successful programs have been administered by FNTDC. The FNTDC is located at 501 Dunsmuir Street in Prince Rupert (located beside the RCMP building across from the Public library). For current and future programs, see Training & Capacity Building page. Islander Hall – this building was purchased to house our Training Centre and it includes a meeting space. This meeting space is available for rental. Gat Leedm Transportation Group - is a partnership with MDC, Williams Moving and Storage, and Island Tug and Barge and provides an integrated transportation supply chain for the North Coast of BC. Coastal Shellfish Corporation - is a shellfish hatchery facility and farms owned by Metlakatla and located in Prince Rupert and along the North Coast of BC.