Investing in British Columbia, Canada


British Columbia, Canada has one of North America’s most competitive, flexible, and supportive business climates. We consistently receive AAA credit ratings. Our vast resources, low taxes, stable and well-regulated financial system and fiscally responsible government attract investment from around the world.

Our friendly, laid-back locals won’t just make you feel at home, they’ll also help you discover the vast richness that our province has to offer. Sip your way through award-winning wineries. Hike along epic coastline or mountain trails. Get up close and personal, and meet BC's wildlife as you go whale or bear watching. Learn about our rich history and storied Aboriginal culture.

Climate in British Columbia is influenced by latitude, mountainous topography and the Pacific Ocean.This diversity causes wide variations in average rainfall, snowfall, temperature, and hours of sunshine, sometimes over very short distances.


Community Size: 944,735.00 km²

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Recent opportunities in British Columbia

RST Ranch! Over 700 Acres of Riverfront Prince George, BC

505 New Dale Road, Prince George, BC
The RST Angus Ranch has historically been comprised of 7 titles and +/- 2 miles of riverfront that worked together to a well-balanced and excellent Cattle operation.The Ranch consists 700+ acres with incredible views of the Fraser River. Ample pasture and hay fields on a super fertile loam soil, whi... continue

Cleaning and Restoration Business is a business for sale in BC.

Cleaning and Restoration Business

Central Interior, Central Interior, BC
Well established family operated business offering professional cleaning, restoration projects and 24-hour emergency service. In business for 14 years. Services include water and mold damage restoration, carpet and upholstery cleaning.... continue

2062 Henry Ave W is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

7 - 2062 Henry Ave W

2062 Henry Ave W, Sidney, BC, V8L 1W7
This unit consists of a single strata unit with a finished mezzanine area. For rent is the entire space, including the mezzanine with a ceiling height of + 9'. This is office (mezzanine) and industrial space (first floor) combined. This area includes floor space over the common hallway on the ground... continue

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Visual Effects Company Pixomondo Expands Gastown Office

Visual effects company Pixomondo is now operating in Vancouver, citing the province’s skilled creative talent, supportive government and time zone advantages as significant factors in their decision to establish an office in Vancouver. They have offices on three continents, and opening a... continue

Ecotagious Energy Efficiency

The federal government recently announced that it would be providing funding for energy efficiency and climate action across British Columbia. The Low Carbon Economy Fund is part of the clean growth and climate plan designed to help Canada reach its 2030 Paris Agreement target. The fund will... continue

B.C. Cleantech Company Drives Fuel Efficiency in Trucking Industry

Sidney, B.C.-based Empire Hydrogen Energy Systems Inc. is sparking interest and sales in North American trucking fleets. The company’s innovative new fuel enhancement system allows large diesel engines to burn fuel 10-25% more efficiently.   The system consists of a small box of... continue