Invest with Communities in British Columbia

British Columbia combines a business-friendly environment with an outstanding quality of life. Our diverse communities attract companies and individuals looking to invest from all over the world. 

British Columbia has eight large economic regions. Within these regions are 27 regional districts, 162 incorporated municipalities and more than 200 First Nations.


Regional Districts - The boundaries of the regional districts are large and span the entire geographic area of the province. Each regional district is divided into incorporated municipalities and regional district electoral areas for unincorporated areas .


First Nations - British Columbia is home to about one-third of all First Nations in Canada. The province is also home to individuals and groups who identify as Metis and Inuit, distinct from First Nation people and non-Aboriginal people. This site is not intended to represent all Aboriginal Groups and organizations in B.C.It does provide information to help you discover, learn about and build relationships with First Nations.


Learn about each community in British Columbia by expanding the list of the Regions below or visit our community search page to find something specific. On each community profile you will find detailed statistics as well as contacts for local economic development professionals.


EXPLORE BRITISH COLUMBIA BY SEARCHING FOR A COMMUNITY, BROWSING BY REGION OR BY USING THE MAP

Browse Regions

Cariboo

Kootenay

Lower Mainland/Southwest

Nechako

North Coast

Northeast

Thompson/Okanagan

Vancouver Island and Coast

Manage Community and Opportunity Profiles

Log in to the secure administration site to manage community and/or opportunity profiles.

Using the Interactive Map

Select a region on the map to get more information and view its regional districts. From the regional district map, you can read about the district and select any of its municipalities for detailed information.