Chinese investors return to Barriere community

Economic Development Officer contractor, Andrew Hayward, welcomes investors with meet and greet

Pictured above are:  (l to r)  EDO Andrew Hayward Mr. Ji

Pictured above are: (l to r) EDO Andrew Hayward Mr. Ji

Economic Development Officer contractor, Andrew Hayward, held a welcome meet and greet luncheon at his new office in the Barriere Industrial Park, May 9; introducing four Chinese investors to dignitaries and pertinent stakeholders in the community.  Attendees included; Mayor Humphreys and District of Barriere representatives, Simpcw First Nation Chief Rita Matthew and Band representatives, Woodco and Gilbert Smith Forest Products representatives, as well as Barriere Chamber of Commerce and North Thompson Fall Fair.  Hayward then escorted the Chinese visitors on a tour of Woodco and Gilbert Smith Forest Products.