Investing in Port Edward, British Columbia

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Community Size: 184.96 km²


Region:  North Coast

Regional District:  Skeena-Queen Charlotte

Port Edwards is a small community located on the mainland, south of Prince Rupert, and west of Terrace. The District itself consists of approximately 18,387 hectares, boardered by the Skeena river, Inverness Passage, and mountains north of Highway 16. It is accessible by road and water. Because of its proximity to Prince Rupert, the residents of the community are able to take advantage of the employment opportunities and services available in Port Edward and Prince Rupert, while enjoying the advantages of living in a small community. The District is administered from offices located at 770 Pacific Avenue adjacent to the Community Centre. Medical and Government services are obtained in Prince Rupert. Education for children in grades Kindergarten to Five is provided at the elementary school, while older students commute to the middle school and high school in Prince Rupert. The District encompasses two provincial parks, an ecological reserve and a major historical site at North Pacific Cannery. Outdoor recreation opportunities are abundant, and include fresh-water and salt-water sport fishing, hunting, hiking, camping and boating. Because of its time-honoured presence, west coast natice culture is a prominent feature of the area.

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Closest Major Centre

  • Whitehorse (785 km)

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Recent opportunities in the area

Bear River Gravel Investment Opportunity

Box 460, Stewart, BC, V0T 1W0
The District obtained a License of Occupation for the bed of the Bear River, downstream of the highway bridge, for the purpose of gravel removal. We are eager to promote the dredging of the Bear River for gravel resources in order to reduce the risk of flooding and promote local economic development... continue

Oasis Apartments is a business for sale in BC.

Oasis Apartments

800 Prince Rupert Boulevard, Prince Rupert, BC
Oasis Apartments is the premier apartment complex in Prince Rupert, offering both furnished and unfurnished suites for rent. Many of the 92 apartments have been completely renovated with upscale features such as heated tile floors, solid wood cabinets, full size appliances, and in-suite laundry. Th... continue

Opportunities - Rupert Square Mall

500 2 Ave W, Prince Rupert, BC
The Rupert Square Mall has been serving the Prince Rupert community, and surrounding areas since 1975. The shopping centre currently features a variety of tenants, including large companies such as, Walmart, Home Hardware, Shoppers Drug Mart, and Dollarama. Financial institutions include, TD Canada ... continue

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Tsetsaut Ventures meets growing need for mining support services in northern BC

The Skii km Lax Ha First Nation may be small – it has only 30 members – but its traditional territory of nearly 20,000 square kilometres is large and overlaps with an area known as the Golden Triangle, a region near Hazleton that has world-class copper and gold deposits. In 2008... continue

MOU with City of Qinhuangdao Leads to Industrial Park Development in Terrace, British Columbia

The City of Terrace, British Columbia signed an $11.8 million agreement in the summer of 2014 to sell two portions of the Skeena Industrial Development Park in Terrace to Taisheng International Investment Services (Taisheng). The City of Terrace and the Kitselas First Nation are joint-venture... continue