[Editor's note: Earlier this year, a special team of Tyee Solutions Society reporters spent some time on B.C.'s Central Coast. Follow their reports through this series.]
Recently re-opened, the N'usi Fish processing plant featured in the above video is just one of the strategies the Heiltsuk Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) is using to guide the Heiltsuk toward a more prosperous future, one focused as much on family, community and the environment as profits.
Once dedicated solely to processing brief runs of salmon, the plant is being retooled under HEDC ownership to handle a wider range of sea products, from sea cucumbers to farmed scallops, in hope of turning it into a 12-month business.
To find out more about the HEDC and the compassionate way the Heiltsuk are navigating their way into the modern economy, see today's companion story, On BC's Central Coast, the Way Forward.
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