From the Beginning…
The KDL Group of companies was started by David Hoy in 1975. Through vision, dedication and leadership, the business grew from a small trucking operation into an integrated resource development and forest management company. Since inception, the KDL Group has remained family-owned and operated, with a strong commitment of service and value to our forest industry customers, clients and partners. Along with a skilled management team, the next generation of the Hoy Family continues to guide and grow the company.
KDL Group’s Vision
The Company’s vision is to be recognized as the premiere provider of complete forest resource services.
KDL Group’s Core Values
The following are the Company’s Core values (those values that are central to the company and reflect the deeply held values of the organization):
- Integrity and Honesty – we provide a great work environment and treat everyone with dignity, respect and fairness
- Passion – we are passionate and enthusiastic about who we are and what we do
- Professional – we maintain the highest standards and excellence in everything we do
- Customer Focused – we seek to create value for, and strengthen, our Customers
- Community Oriented – we are actively involved and contribute positively to the communities in which we live and operate
KDL Group’s Communities
Fort St.James, BC
Fort St. James is located in the Interior of British Columbia, close to Prince George. Fort St. James has an approximate population of 1700 residents with an additional 2800 in the surrounding area. Known for its grand lake, historical site, and ski area, Fort St. James has an abundance of additional outdoor activities available to its residents and visitors. These additional activities include hiking, biking, skiing, running, atv, snowmobile, and horseback riding trails. All season fishing and climbing opportunities are available at the many local lakes, streams, rivers, and mountains. For more information see www.fortstjames.ca. For information about family programs in Fort St. James see www.fsjearlychilddevelopment.ca.
KDL in Fort St. James
Mackenzie is a friendly community of about 4500 residents nestled within the Rocky Mountain Trench at the southern end of Williston Lake. It is located less than 200 km north of Prince George. There are a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities within Mackenzie such as snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, skating, snowshoeing and ice fishing in the winter. Warmer, summer months offer great hiking, birding, mountain biking, camping, boating and fishing. Mackenzie enjoys some of the best municipal water in BC, a very low crime rate, low taxes, and low real estate prices which makes this town a safe and affordable place to live. For more information please check out www.district.mackenzie.bc.ca
Courtenay is situated on the east coast of central Vancouver Island. The City of Courtenay (approximate population 25,000) is the urban and cultural hub of the larger community, the Comox Valley (approximate population 65,000). With many beaches, rivers, and lakes; Mt. Washington Ski and Alpine Resort; and world class golfing, the Comox Valley is known for its year-round recreation and sports opportunities. This is one of few places in the world where you may go ocean kayaking in the morning, cycle at lunch, downhill ski in the afternoon… and then end your day dining at a five-star restaurant or simply enjoying a bag lunch on the beach. Here you will find a distinctive community with a rich history and magnificent natural beauty, plus quaint shops, arts, entertainment and plenty more! For more information please check out www.courtenay.ca