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

Restaurant House Piccolo

108 Hereford Ave, Ganges, BC, V8K 2T4
Restaurant for sale with property on famous Salt Spring Island between Vancouver Island and mainland, British Columbia, Canada. Enjoy peaceful and safe small community living while running successful restaurant known and loved by locals and thousands of tourists. A legendary, turn key restaurant, th... continue

Highly Profitable Cleaning and Maintenance Company is a business for sale in BC.

Highly Profitable Cleaning and Maintenance Company

Interior, Interior, BC
This reputable and highly profitable commercial services business was built from the ground up. From humble beginnings, the current owners were able to cultivate many long lasting relationships, all based on great service, and customer satisfaction. Many long term contracts are currently in place, a... continue

Broadway Tech Centre Building 1 is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

310 - Broadway Tech Centre Building 1

2925 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC, V5M 4X5
Available June 1, 2019. Existing improvements in place.... continue

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New Hainan Airlines Service Connects B.C. to Tianjin and Shenzhen

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) recently celebrated the arrival of Hainan Airlines and its direct service between Vancouver and Shenzhen via Tianjin. YVR is the first Canadian airport to fly to Tianjin and Shenzhen. The twice-weekly service also marks Tianjin’s first direct connection... continue

Miniso Establishes Canadian Headquarters in Richmond, B.C.

Miniso is a high-quality, low-cost retailer and variety store chain specializing in household and consumer goods including cosmetics, stationery, toys and kitchenware. The chain has grown rapidly since its establishment in 2013 and now has over 3,000 stores in six continents. North America... continue

Leading Brands of Canada Brings Happy Water to Chinese Market

Consumers around the world are becoming increasingly health conscious and the market for healthy, natural foods and beverages is growing, which is good news for food and beverage producers across British Columbia. The province’s agrifood sector has a strong reputation for food safety and... continue