Invest in BC

Jan 18, 2022
Private Investment Takes a New Path: Nicola Wealth
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Nicola Wealth Investing in companies that are not publicly traded presents investors several key advantages. “In order to achieve greater multi-asset diversification, investors need to invest in more than just publicly traded securities,” says Bijal Patel, CFO and head of private capital at Nicola Wealth. “In fact, the number of listed...

May 25, 2021
How has the pandemic affected sustainable investing?

BC Business + Addenda Capital When the World Economic Forum published its white paper in 2011, sustainable investing was touted as a way for financial markets to “accelerate the transition towards more sustainable business practices”. Over time, more and more investors embraced environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors as an important part...

Jul 21, 2020
Open Spaces

The most thinly populated of all British Columbia’s economic regions, Nechako is the kind of place to write your own story. The region stretches from the Highway 16 corridor in the south all the way to the Yukon border in the north, taking in vast swaths of mostly untracked forests...

Jul 21, 2020
West Kelowna

West Kelowna experienced a strong 2019 with more than $140 million of development in the community—well above its 10-year average that brought on a number of new multi-family, industrial, agricultural and residential developments to the community. “We continue to see strong interest in our community for inbound investment on a wide...

Jul 21, 2020

Welcome to Vernon and the sunny North Okanagan where our casual lifestyle matched with spectacular outdoor recreation opportunities has led Vernon to become one of the most diversified communities in BC. Serving a regional population of over 100,000, the community is surrounded by three lakes and is well known for...

Jul 21, 2020
Township of Langley

The Township of Langley is on the move. As one of the fastest growing municipalities in Metro Vancouver, it is the ideal place to do business, evidenced by its transformation into one of the largest business centres in the Lower Mainland, hosting regional branches of major banking institutions and international...

Jul 21, 2020

Located in the central interior of British Columbia, Quesnel is a vibrant community providing an affordable place to live, an opportune place to run a business and a welcoming community to be a part of. We’re a city where community comes first, and nature lends itself to both industry and recreation.

Jul 21, 2020
The Industrial Circular Economy Conference

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 that wants to remain competitive domestically...

Jul 21, 2020

The growing city of Terrace is at the heart of a region driving BC’s economy. In addition to the benefits of being a 1.5-hour drive to the fastest growing port in North America and half that to reach the largest private sector investment in Canadian history, Terrace is emerging as a...

Jul 21, 2020

At the heart of Metro Vancouver, Surrey is rising from the ground up as Canada’s next metropolitan centre. The provincial and federal governments have invested over $1.5 billion into long-term innovation programs, university research, and infrastructure in Surrey over the last 5 years, including Surrey City Centre’s SkyTrain rapid transit...

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