Investing in British Columbia, Canada

Overview

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.

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Community Size: 944,735.00 km²

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NOTE: Driving distances are measured using the road/ferry network starting with a key point in a community (e.g main office address).

 

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Recent opportunities in British Columbia

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY THAT IS CURRENTLY OCCUPIED BY WELL ESTABLISHED VERY PROFITABLE RESTAURANT

108 Hereford Avenue Saltspring Island, British Columbia, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2T4
Commercial property on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Between Vancouver Island and mainland Canada. Currently features a legendary, turn key restaurant, the jewel of gulf Islands since 1992. Highly profitable, experienced loyal staff. Heritage building, prime location in downtown Ganges . En... continue

Niche Natural Foods Distributor is a business for sale in BC.

Niche Natural Foods Distributor

Metro Vancouver, Metro Vancouver, BC
This is an opportunity to acquire a business selling high quality specialty food products to leading retailers and wholesalers primarily in Western Canada. It has substantial potential for sales growth across Canada and also internationally via the development of export sales channels.The business h... continue

1525 West 8th Avenue is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

203 - 1525 West 8th Avenue

1525 W 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V6J 1T5
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Success Stories

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Homegrown Natural Resource Management Web-based Tool Growing in the US

Located in Victoria, British Columbia, Foundry Spatial is an innovative software development organization that specializes in building web-based tools for natural resource management. Foundry Spatial offers a cloud-based application that allows government, environmental and resource agencies, and... continue

 
 
British Columbia Salmon Sold in South Korea through T.V. Home Shopping

The South Korean market has a growing appetite for British Columbia salmon. In fact, 4,000 packages of British Columbia salmon valued at approximately $540,000 were recently sold via Lotte Homeshopping in South Korea. The show was a success and the products were completely sold out.   A... continue

 
 
Internet of Things: Expeto Partners with Vodafone, Tomorrow Street

British Columbia is a leader in technology, including emerging fields like smart city infrastructure, where devices and inanimate objects collect data that can then be used to improve and streamline city planning. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of personal physical devices, including... continue