Investing in BC's Thompson-Nicola Regional District



Region:  Thompson/Okanagan

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District is a regional district in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The Canada 2006 Census population was 122,286 and the area covers 45,279 square kilometres. The administrative offices are in the main population centre of Kamloops, which accounts for 75 percent of the regional district's population. The only other city is Merritt; other municipally-incorporated communities include the District Municipalities of Logan Lake, Barriere and Clearwater and the Villages of Chase, Ashcroft, Cache Creek, Clinton and Lytton, and also the Mountain Resort Municipality of Sun Peaks.


Community Size: 45,464.13 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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Profitable Tire Shop is a business for sale in BC.

Profitable Tire Shop

#315-546 St. Paul Street, Kamloops, BC
Address shown is Broker address. Confidentiality Agreement needs to be signed prior to release of location. This retail tire business has been operating successfully since 2013 in the Thompson / Okanagan area of British Columbia. This tire company sells many different brand name tires including;... continue

Lindley Creek Rd

Lindley Creek Rd, Merritt, BC
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Vacant Land Zoned R3 is a business for sale in BC.

Vacant Land Zoned R3

360 Shepherd Road, Chase, BC
Zoned R3 vacant land 0.5 acre parcel zoned for High Density Residential that has great income potential. A new condo development could be incorporated into the adjacent existing strata development or a new development could be built.... 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