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Skilled, Diverse Workforce

Students in British Columbia (B.C.) receive a high quality education that prepares them for careers and jobs that are in-demand in today’s economy. Our universities are consistently among the top-ranked institutions in Canada, and our highly integrated education system is a global model for progressive, flexible education. British Columbia’s world-class post-secondary education institutions work to ensure the training they offer supports an educated and highly-skilled workforce.

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Talent Pipeline

Talent Through Immigration

Access to highly skilled global talent to grow your business is available through progressive and robust immigration programs via the provincial and federal governments. The Global Talent Stream, part of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, gives access to unique and specialized foreign workers, while the B.C. Provincial Nominee Program offers a pathway to permanent residency in B.C. to high-demand foreign workers and experienced entrepreneurs.

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Post-Secondary Institutions

British Columbia is home to 25 post-secondary institutions, providing academic and research opportunities to communities throughout the province. With a network of incubators housed within educational institutions and companies to train students, British Columbia’s wide range of public and private institutions offer programs, credentials, and professional training options that produce a wealth of skill and talent.

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Discover the sector or regional advantages to support your business. Learn more about community engagement and consulting with Indigenous people and First Nations communities in British Columbia.