Regional District: Thompson-Nicola
Located at the intersection of the key major transportation routes in the province, the City of Merritt offers access to efficient transportation and distribution, to training facilities, to a youthful labour force, and to an urban lifestyle in a country setting. But Merritt is so much more.
If you are looking for a long-term sustainable environment to grow your business, look no further than the City of Merritt. Merritt has significant “baby boomer” and “baby bounce” populations. Of the 7,113 strong population, 30% is under 25. Merritt has a diverse business community. With such a mix of experience and youth, the labour force can meet the long-term sustainable growth of YOUR business. But Merritt is so much more.
Economic Development for the City of Merritt is based on the vision, mission, guiding principles of the Official Community Plan (OCP). The Integrated Growth Strategy (IGS) provides planning directives for managed growth and development for the overall economic development of the City of Merritt. The Economic Development Action Plan assists to ensure "the City of Merritt is a progressive, attractive, economically viable city that is socially responsible and environmentally sustainable".
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1815 Rogers Place, Kamloops, BC
This licensed, full service, franchise seafood restaurant is part of a strong and well known brand across Canada that is known best for its@signature Fish @ Chips recipe. With recipes including seafood, shellfish, chicken, and pasta there is something for everyone on the menu.@ The franchise has a l...
2740 Forksdale Ave, Merritt, BC, V1K 1R9
Easily accessible by the Coquihalla Highway, the City of Merritt is a thriving community considered to be the primary stopping point for travelers between the Okanagan and Vancouver. Merritt is the hub for several major highway systems. The city has direct links to the Lower Mainland, to Kamloops, a...
867 Victoria Street, Kamloops, BC
This picture framing business has been operating for over 30 years, with 22 years in the current location. The business is located in a very busy shopping complex with an excellent street front appeal.@ Surrounded by restaurants, banks, grocery stores, insurance brokers, and many other retail shops,...
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
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
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Several B.C. exporters are being recognized for their exceptional achievements in innovation, job creation and contributions to the B.C. economy. N...
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