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Jul 21, 2020
New Westminster

Located at the heart of Metro Vancouver, New Westminster is less than 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver, YVR, and the US border. With five SkyTrain stations, New West is easily accessed by public transit, and has industrial connections via river, road, and rail. Businesses that locate here enjoy competitive lease rates...

Jul 21, 2020
Nanaimo
Ina Bowerbank

In Canada and around the world, business is changing. Remote work is more accessible than ever, and work-life balance is no longer wishful thinking. Business leaders, entrepreneurs, professionals and their families want to achieve this balance without compromising work, education or business opportunities. Nanaimo’s population growth rate has outpaced the regional district, Vancouver Island, BC and Canada. There are...

Jul 21, 2020
Merritt

Welcome to Merritt, British Columbia, and the beautiful Nicola Valley. The City of Merritt’s Economic Development Department is here to provide quality information, increase the growth and competitiveness of our value-added sectors, work to attract investment and promote the City of Merritt. Located at the intersection of key major transportation routes...

Jul 21, 2020
Kitimat

Kitimat beckons from the head of Douglas Channel next to Kitimat River. Its imploring wilderness is the perfect place for adventure seekers and nature lovers to find their happy places, and indoor and outdoor recreation facilities in in the community provide plenty of opportunity for an active, outdoor, coastal lifestyle. Kitimat’s...

Jul 21, 2020
Lower Columbia

June 8-10, 2021 in Trail, British Columbia Metal Tech Alley invites innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders to The Industrial Circular Economy Conference—a chance to build global connections, transfer knowledge, explore opportunities, create new partnerships and experience an Industrial Circular Economy (ICE) in action. “ICE2021 is a business imperative for any industrial manufacturer...

Jul 21, 2020
Kootenay

The Kootenay region is home to unmatched communities; some high in the mountains, some alongside beautiful lakes and rivers, others on fertile agricultural land. Surrounded by unrivalled natural beauty and limitless outdoor activities, each is unique. Located in the southeast corner of BC, the Kootenays are something of a hidden gem.

Jul 21, 2020
Fort St. John 2

Fort St. John, with 20,155 residents, is British Columbia’s best-kept secret. We think we have the best of everything—recreation at our doorstep, affordable living and big city amenities, all in a small, friendly community. Here, you can spend less time commuting and less money on housing, and more time on recreation...

Jul 21, 2020
Coquitlam

The City of Coquitlam, located in the heart of Metro Vancouver, is one of the fastest growing communities in BC. The population of Coquitlam is estimated to be 176,000 by 2021 and 224,000 by 2041. Coquitlam’s proximity to Vancouver, access to markets, transportation and housing options, recreation opportunities, a highly...

Jul 21, 2020
Letter From the Chair, BC Economic Development Association

Welcome to the 2020 edition of Invest in BC. The British Columbia Economic Development Association (BCEDA) is pleased to partner with BCBusiness to produce this informative publication. Inside the pages of this magazine, you will find great information on the communities of British Columbia, and the many and varied opportunities that...

Jul 21, 2020
A Solid Foundation for Growth

Cyclical low prices for two key commodities, natural gas and lumber, might have spelled bad news for the economy of B.C.’s Northeast last year but for one important factor: the lavish capital spending in the region, mostly on energy megaprojects. “As of the first quarter of 2019, the combined capital...

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