Investing in Queen Charlotte, British Columbia



Region:  North Coast

Regional District:  Skeena-Queen Charlotte

The Village of Queen Charlotte is a pristine ocean side community located at the southern end of Graham Island at Skidegate Inlet. The residents of this community have deep roots in the cultural history of the area and an inherent respect for the environment. Opportunities for investment in the local economy are apparent with the abundance of natural resources, outdoor tourism, and cultural attractions. Originally founded around the North American Timber Company sawmill in 1908, the village of Queen Charlotte took advantage of the lumber and fishing industry to grow into the thriving community that it is today. Recently, diversification into the tourism industry has helped to enrich the lives of the residents by providing opportunities for tours into the Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site, and access to a year round Visitor information Center. Historical homesteads, museums and logging and fishing sites also serve as excellent cultural attractions. Queen Charlotte offers an unparalleled quality of living for the outdoor enthusiast. It is surrounded by multitude of beaches, ocean based recreational activities and hiking and camping locations. Residents need only look into their backyard for access to the natural attractions that Haida Gwaii has to offer. Transportation via BC Ferries (terminal within the village boundaries) or Air Canada Jazz daily from Sandspit moves both freight and people. The Queen Charlotte/Haida Gwaii Hospital Building project commenced in 2013 with the new facility scheduled to open in 2015, bringing state of the art health care to the community. Educational institutions are shared with the neighboring community of Skidegate Band Council. Elementary school in Skidegate, Secondary School in Queen Charlotte as well as an alternative school in Queen Charlotte. Haida Gwaii Semester, a private organization, offers 15 credits per semester in coordination with the University of BC. The islands are the classroom, UBC your university.Investment opportunities such as the proposed 10 to 25 acre industrial park serve as an example of the advantages of working in the Village of Queen Charlotte. Other advantages include competitive industrial tax rates, access to transportation infrastructure, no development or business licence fees, and substantial utility capacity. With all the Village of Queen Charlotte has to offer, it is an ideal place to raise a family, enjoy the outdoors and develop your company’s next business


Community Size: 62.05 km²

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