Economic Development

Economic growth and diversification benefits regions, communities, industries and families across B.C. Use tools and resources and connect with services to support job creation and growth.

Industry

If you're looking for information about economic development for industry, you'll be able to find what you need here.

Search Funding & Grants

Grants are a rich resource for funding your economic development priorities. Use our search tool to locate funding through existing provincial and other (non-governmental, regional, federal) programs and initiatives.

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Develop Your Community

Realize your community's economic potential. Learn the basics of economic development and implement activities like business attraction and business walks.

Resources

Use our resources to keep up on current trends and innovative practices, to access information on economic development activity across B.C., and to conduct an economic analysis of your region. 

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BC Economic Atlas

Visualize your region’s potential with this powerful economic data-mapping tool.

Learn the Ec Dev Basics

There are as many definitions of "economic development" as there are regions and communities in B.C. Each one has its own opportunities, challenges, identities and priorities.

This guide was created to help clarify what Economic Development can mean for your community.

Need Some Assistance?

Please feel free to connect with us for questions and/or feedback - we're here to help!

Email us at: EconomicDevelopment@gov.bc.ca

Webinars

Whether you are a program area expert passionate about sharing tools and initiatives, or an individual looking to learn from other experts, our webinar series can help you connect in an affordable and accessible way. Register for a session today!

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