Support Business and Sector Development

Last updated on February 8, 2024

Find information and resources on how to support a healthy business climate in your community. Learn more about how to support and grow B.C.’s major economic sectors.

Business Retention and Expansion

A proactive Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) program is a key component in developing a business friendly climate.

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

The ESG Centre of Excellence offers services, tools and resources. The Centre can help your business start or improve its ESG strategy.

Business Walks

Simple conversations with local business owners give you a better understanding of what’s working and what needs to be addressed. A Business Walk offers an excellent opportunity for local leaders and representatives to connect with businesses face-to-face in an informal way.

Business Succession

Business succession planning assists in the smooth transition of a business in your community and helps to ensure its continued success.

B.C.’s Major Economic Sectors

Discover how to support and grow different economic sectors in your community. Find statistics, economic outlook and resources.


Small Business BC
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Small Business BC is B.C.’s key resource centre for comprehensive small business information and services.