Invest in BC

Jan 22, 2020
Responsible Investing

Responsible investing is on the rise in Canada and 100% of your portfolio is eligible for responsible investing. How can investors be a part of earning wealth while making the world a better place? Responsible investing incorporates environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria into the selection and management of investments, in...

Jan 15, 2020
Boutique Investing

BCBusiness + Ballantyne Capital The boutique business model might be the most powerful and most enduring business model in the investment industry today. While Canada’s five largest banks and national fund companies manage most of Canadian’s investable assets, there is growing momentum for a different investment experience. Enter the boutique firm...

Dec 4, 2019
Abbotsford the Hub of the Fraser Valley

BCBusiness + City of Abbotsford Abbotsford is the largest municipality in British Columbia by land area and the fifth largest by population. With affordable residential real estate, accessibility to parks and recreational facilities, 62% of citizens both live and work in Abbotsford. Abbotsford continues to attract the attention of investors and developers...

Nov 27, 2019
Igniting Innovation

BCBusiness + Innovate BC Innovate BC, the crown agency supporting the province’s thriving innovation sector, has awarded two B.C.-based research projects with a total of $448,000 through its Ignite Program. Ignite awards up to $300,000 to research projects that address an industry problem in the natural resource or applied sciences. Most compelling...

Jun 12, 2019
Invest in BC - Economic Outlook
By BCBusiness

BCBusiness in partnership with BCEDA Perhaps we’re a bit spoiled in British Columbia. After a few runs of economic activity that would make some of the most bountiful regions in the world blush, things slowed down some in the past year...

Jun 12, 2019
Invest In BC - Authentically West Coast
By BCBusiness

It’s been just over 20 years since official efforts to ignite Indigenous tourism in B.C. started in earnest. In 1997, Indigenous Tourism BC (ItBC) – called the Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia until this year – started out as a non-profit tasked with growing and promoting the industry. In its...

Jun 1, 2019
Invest In BC North Coast
Michael McCullough

One of B.C.’s smallest economic regions by population, the North Coast nonetheless finds itself home to the largest capital project in Canadian history over the next several years. On October 1, 2018, LNG Canada, a joint venture of global energy companies led by Royal Dutch Shell PLC, announced it had...

Jun 1, 2019
Invest In BC Cariboo
Michael McCullough

The Cariboo was the site of the 1858 gold rush that brought large numbers of settlers to British Columbia for the first time. Today the region is still the working heart of the province, its economy strongly influenced by the cycles of commodity prices and new infrastructure investment. The largest city...

Jun 1, 2019
Invest In BC Kootenay
Michael McCullough

Lying along B.C.’s eastern border, the Kootenay region is a diverse economy that includes mining, refining, forestry, tourism and the tech sectors. The Kootenays boast the province’s lowest unemployment rate of 3.1%. Economists for the Chartered Professional Accountants of B.C. noted in their Regional Check-Up 2018: “The number of jobs...

Jun 1, 2019
Invest In BC Thompson Okanagan
Michael McCullough

BCBusiness in partnership with BCEDA In the words of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia, the Thompson-Okanagan region has enjoyed a “stellar year in terms of economic growth” (Regional Check-Up 2018). Strong job creation has absorbed much of the remaining slack...

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