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. 

Our Webinars provide expert advice on economic development topics in an affordable, accessible and environmentally sustainable way. Webinar topics range from Green Energy as an Economic Development Tool, to Ideas for Engaging Neighbourhoods in Affordable Housing; with ongoing efforts to continually explore new topics of interest.

Our ongoing stakeholder engagement efforts are intended to provide clarity of direction, to foster ongoing communication with our stakeholders and to better inform the development and delivery of present and future tools and resources in a way that is relevant and responsive to stakeholder needs. Learn more about our most recent initiatives. 

A user friendly, publicly available web-based mapping application that integrates and displays spatial economic and natural resource data. Use this information to support business and investment opportunity identification, business case analysis and business and investment decision-making as it relates to the province.

A collection of Aboriginal economic development data initiatives in B.C. (formerly First Nations Economic Development Database). This data provides information about economic activity initiated by B.C. Aboriginal Peoples and First Nations. is the official trade and investment website for promoting B.C. internationally. The website helps communities showcase their strengths and highlight business opportunities on the global stage. 

With comprehensive economic profiles on every community in B.C., a powerful opportunity database, and the latest facts and figures on the priority sectors in multiple languages, helps match international investors with B.C. communities and market opportunities.

Local Economic Development in B.C. 2016



DataBC provides a wide variety of open data from the Province of B.C. You can search the catalogue, download and connect to data that is free to use under the Province’s Open Government License.

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