Investing in BC's Strathcona Regional District



Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

The Strathcona Regional District is a regional district in British Columbia, Canada. It was created on February 15, 2008, encompassing the northern and western portions of the former Regional District of Comox-Strathcona. The partition left the new Strathcona Regional District with 91.6 percent of the former Comox-Strathcona's land area, but only 42.1 percent of its population. Its current t... Read More


Community Size: 21,735.93 km²

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Profitable Weight Loss and Fitness "Rare double franchise" is a business for sale in BC.

Profitable Weight Loss and Fitness "Rare double franchise"

Rare "Dual" Franchise. Curves and Jenny Craig, under one roof.Curves is a 30 minute fitness for women. Franchisor provides all training. Equipment is in excellent shape. Building is owned by seller and is kept in good condition.@Jenny Craig is food-based weight loss program. Food sold on site (full ... continue

Anchor Inn & Suites is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Anchor Inn & Suites

261 Island Highway, Campbell River, BC, V9W 2B3
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Quilt Shop inventory is a business for sale in BC.

Quilt Shop inventory

6952 Duncan Street, Powell River, BC
Crazy Quilt Cottage is a full service quilting retail home based business.@ Inventory includes fabric, notions, book, patterns, Wonderfil threads, battings, interfacing etc.@ The business also has a long arm quilting machine but is not included in the business for sale.@@... continue

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B.C. Cleantech Company Drives Fuel Efficiency in Trucking Industry

Sidney, B.C.-based Empire Hydrogen Energy Systems Inc. is sparking interest and sales in North American trucking fleets. The company’s innovative new fuel enhancement system allows large diesel engines to burn fuel 10-25% more efficiently.   The system consists of a small box of... continue

TREK Wildland Services brings fire control expertise to Indonesia

British Columbia’s expertise in managing forest fires has led a B.C. company to win a contract to train workers in fire-plagued parts of Indonesia. TREK Wildland Services has trained 400 Indonesians in Sumatra and East Kalimantan to fight out-of-control forest fires using the Incident... continue