Richard Hall

Title and Workplace

Housing consultant, designer, and builder in Bella Coola/ Hierditary Chief for Nuxalk Nation and people of Kimsquit.


Bella Coola BC, also known as Nuxalk Nation


Areas of Expertise

Program Participation

Richard Hall has 35 years of experience as a Red Seal carpenter and builder, construction foreman, building inspector, site supervisor, and project manager. Richard now serves as a special advisor for First Nation communities in constructing energy-efficient homes. He has also retired from his role as the Asset Manager for Nuxalk Nation; in this role, he led efforts to design and rebuild homes after seeing how mould impacted community members’ health and well-being. Richard belongs to the Expert Advisory Group for the British Columbia First Nations Housing and Infrastructure Council.

Richard is currently designing affordable, sustainable, energy-efficient homes that complement the climate of British Columbia’s west coast and suit the cultural lifestyles of First Nation communities.

Why do you like mentoring with ICE?

I enjoy mentoring with ICE because it provides me with opportunities to pass on my knowledge, wisdom, and experiences to the younger generations.

Who would you like to mentor with ICE?

Compassionate youth seeking to create affordable and energy-efficient homes for First Nation peoples of Canada.