The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine

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Using this site is a great start, but your journey should not end here. There’s a lot of other resources that can help your business start, grow and prosper and we encourage you to draw on their expertise. Provided below are the details of some these organizations, including us!

Northern Development Initiative Trust

Northern Development is an independent, non-profit corporation; a catalyst stimulating economic growth through investments in grassroots, community-led projects. The organization offers several community development, business development and capacity building programs. To date, Northern Development has committed $150 million in funding to more than 2,200 projects in central and northern B.C. communities driving more than $1.2 billion of investment by communities, business, and government into the region’s economy. Learn more

Community Futures 16/37

Community Futures 16/37 is a federal government initiative founded in 1988 to assist communities with their economic development by providing quality business and support services to entrepreneurs and small business. Their office is centrally located in Terrace and services the largest Community Futures region in BC, catering to over 36 communities in northwest BC. Learn more

Futurpreneur

The only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Learn more

BDC

Canada’s business development bank is the only financial institution dedicated exclusively to entrepreneurs. Learn more

University of Northern BC – Terrace and Gitwinksilhkw campuses

The University of Northern British Columbia is unique in its northern and regional mandate. It is a university "in and for the north" and it is committed to serve the needs of northern people and significantly amongst northern people, First Nations people. Learn more

Northwest Community College – Terrace, Kitimat and Hazelton campuses

Northwest Community College (NWCC) is an accredited post-secondary institution that serves the rich and diverse communities in the regional district. Learn more

Stewart/Hyder International Chamber of Commerce

The Stewart/Hyder Chamber of Commerce is based in Stewart, BC and has X# of members in addition to operating the local municipal campground and the tourist information centre. Learn more

Upper Skeena Development Centre Society

The Centre's vision is to actively promote and support projects that will contribute to a sustainable economy for the region; a sustainable economy in which people are enabled to have an active and meaningful role. Learn more

Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce

Since September 27, 1927 the Terrace & District Chamber of Commerce has been the voice for the local business community acting as the spokesperson for business before all levels of government. Learn more

Skeena Nass Centre for Innovation in Resource Economics (SNCIRE)

The Skeena Nass Centre for Innovation in Resource Economics is a non-profit society serving Northwest BC through innovation and research to identify, develop and promote opportunities and build a resilient and sustainable natural resource economy in the Skeena-Nass region. Learn more

Prince Rupert Investment Portal

Businesses increasingly rely on the internet to find information they need to make better decisions. Unfortunately, many businesses express frustration when looking for reliable information online. Prince Rupert has launched a cutting edge Investment Portal that provides current, relevant and strategic information to support smarter business decisions. Learn more

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