These resources can be helpful as you explore your investment/relocation opportunity:
Invest Columbia Valley
Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce
Community Futures East Kootenay
BizPal (permitting and licensing)
Basin Business Advisors Program — free, one-to-one, confidential business advisement and assessment services to commercialized businesses assisting in creating and sustaining jobs and/or bringing wealth into the Columbia Basin region.
Kootenay Business Workshop Calendar – listings for business workshops throughout the Kootenays. Search to find workshops on business related topics from a variety of Kootenay organizations.
Kootenay Business (Publication)
Invest British Columbia
Small Business BC – helps entrepreneurs grow successful and sustainable businesses through expert business advisors, educational services, easy-to-use free resources and engaging community events.
OneStop Business Registry – enables you to apply for and complete registrations for a new or existing business with local, provincial and federal governments. You can use OneStop to submit business applications with various levels of government.
Invest Canada – comprehensive business investment information.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – comprehensive business investment information.
Government of Canada Business and Industry Resources
Business Development Bank of Canada – financial, investment and consulting services to Canadian small and medium-sized businesses.
Futurepreneur Canada – not-for-profit that provides financing, mentoring, and support tools to assist aspiring business owners age 18-39