British Columbia is an attractive location to start a business or expand existing operations. Our stable, welcoming government has streamlined regulations and a competitive, pro-business tax system that makes it easy to get started and keep growing. Combined with a top-ranked quality of life and a diverse, skilled workforce, British Columbia is a prime location for business opportunities.
Open an office in British Columbia and enjoy a prime location on the west coast of Canada, providing access to global markets, a simplified immigration process, and competitive business costs. World-class educational facilities and cultures of innovation and inclusivity have produced a workforce that is creative and welcoming to new opportunities and new immigrants. Discover the possibilities growing in every corner of the province.
People and businesses around the world move to B.C. for our vibrant cities, outdoor living, stable economy, streamlined business climate, strategic location, and world-class infrastructure.
A high concentration of customer experience professionals allows for easy transitions from industry to industry, allowing the truly excellent to thrive and lead.
British Columbia has invested heavily in building world-class colleges, universities, technical institutions, and research facilities while developing a culture of collaboration.
B.C.’s diverse manufacturing sector draws on the local natural resources, empowered workforce, and innovation to manufacture high-quality products for use across all sectors around the world.
Efficient supply chains, an extensive network of railways and highways, international airports, and shipping ports supporting the entire Pacific Coast bringing huge value to businesses in British Columbia.
At almost a million square kilometres, British Columbia’s vastness brings a wealth of natural resources: forests, minerals, aquaculture, natural gas, and hydropower help to drive your business.
British Columbia has one of the strongest startup ecosystems in North America and a stable, supportive government to help businesses grow and succeed. Discover the programs and incentives that can build your business to compete in the global market.
There are a wide array of communities and options available to suit the needs of every business in finding the perfect business location. Whether you want to locate in a metropolitan city or a more rural locale, B.C. has something for every business.
Here are some common questions we are asked at Trade and Invest BC about expanding to BC.
At Trade and Invest B.C. we can provide up-to-date information about the business environment in British Columbia for business seeking to expand to Canada. We can also assist with planning your visit to business locations throughout the province, including available sites and facilities, with introductions to community leaders.