Investing in BC's Columbia-Shuswap Regional District



Region:  Thompson/Okanagan

The Columbia-Shuswap Regional District is a regional district in the Canadian province of British Columbia, located in the Southern Interior region on the Trans-Canada Highway between Vancouver and Calgary, Alberta. The regional district borders the Province of Alberta across the Rocky Mountains.

Columbia-Shuswap regional district comprises the regions known as the Shuswap Country, which focuses around Shuswap Lake and lies to the north of the Okanagan region, and the northern part of the Columbia Country, namely the "Big Bend" of the valley of the Columbia River from the Town of Golden to the historic City of Revelstoke, British Columbia. (Revelstoke is sometimes referred to as being in the North Kootenay, Golden is usually thought of as being part of the East Kootenay sub-region, the Columbia Valley). The Canada 2006 Census population was 50,141, spread over a land area of 28,929 square km and a water area of over 2,000 square km.


Community Size: 29,987.21 km²

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Interior Turf Equipment Ltd. is a business for sale in BC.

Interior Turf Equipment Ltd.

1200 Trans Canada Highway SW, Salmon Arm, BC
Very Profitable Business Opportunity - Interior Turf Equipment Ltd. is a full line sales and service centre specializing in commercial quality yard care equipment, golf course equipment, snow plows and blowers, tractors, tractor parts, and much more. Based in Salmon Arm, this successful family owned... continue

12 St N is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

12 St N

12 St N, Golden, BC, V0A
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Rafael's Stitchery is a business for sale in BC.

Rafael's Stitchery

#B 231 Alexander Street NE, Salmon Arm, BC
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY - If you love to sew, then this is the business for you! Rafael’s Stitchery is a well established local dressmaking and alteration shop located in the downtown core. This turnkey business offers a really cute 800 sq ft storefront fully set up with work tables, storage and change... continue

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Aboriginal Business and Investment Council finalized   VICTORIA - As the province attracts increased investment opportunities, the new Aboriginal Business and Investment Council is ready to help move projects forward that create jobs for families across... continue

A golden opportunity for the Stk’emlupsemc te Sewepemc Nation

Successful partnerships can strengthen communities, companies and regions. That’s certainly the case for the Stk’emlupsemc te Sewepemc Nation (SSN), which represents two member bands of the Secwepemc Nation that joined forces to pursue economic development opportunities in B.C.&rsquo... continue