April 18, 2023

Simpcw Resources Group Breaks Ground on Teníye Local Market

Exciting news! Simpcw Resources Group has broken ground on the Teníye Local Market, set to open this summer in Barriere, BC. This market is designed to showcase the remarkable work of local artisans, entrepreneurs, and farmers, representing a new chapter in community economic development in Simpcwúl̓ecw (Simpcw Territory) and the North Thompson Valley.

Named "Teníye," meaning Moose in Secwepemctsín (the language of the Secwépemc people), this market reflects our deep ties to the land and the local community. It promises to celebrate the values and traditions that make this region so special. As Paul Donald, CEO of Simpcw Resources Group, puts it, "By supporting local businesses and farmers, we are building a brighter future for everyone in the Thompson Valley."

Located at 5085 Barriere Town Rd, the Teníye Local Market is a must-visit destination for anyone seeking to support local entrepreneurs and celebrate the vibrant diversity of our community. Join us in celebrating the opening of this exciting new venture and experience the magic of Teníye Local Market for yourself!

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