The B.C. advantage for growing business
Our competitive, regulated rates are among the lowest in North America.
Reliable power when you
Abundant energy to grow and expand your business.
Low GHG electricity generation – 98% clean and renewable.
British Columbia, Canada has one of North America's most competitive, flexible and supportive business climates. Our vast resources, stable and well-regulated financial system and fiscally responsible government attract investment from around the world. When you invest in B.C., you have a unique opportunity to meet your environmental sustainability goals with access to clean, abundant, reliable and low-cost energy.
Businesses that invest in B.C. can expect to work with a stable and welcoming government that has streamlined regulations and developed a competitive tax environment. When combined with a dependable legal system, British Columbia is a great place to do business.
Competitive tax climate
Take advantage of competitive tax rates and pay a combined provincial and federal general corporate income tax rate of 27% – among the lowest in the G7.
Easy global access
Our strategic location on Canada's Pacific coast and efficient transportation and communications systems provide fast, easy and reliable access to markets in Asia and across North America.
Strong fiscal management
British Columbia is an economic leader in Canada due to strong fiscal management, its triple-A credit rating and diversified economy.
Our well-educated, skilled, multi-lingual and flexible workforce of more than 2.4 million is one of British Columbia's greatest resources – and they're ready to contribute to your success.
Quality of life
When it comes to safety, healthcare, educational resources, infrastructure and the environment, British Columbia residents enjoy an excellent quality of life.
Location, location, location
We know that time to market is critical. That's why we've identified sites that are ideal locations for getting connected, taking the guesswork out of where to establish your operations. If you want to:
Understand your options
We have a team that's ready to talk about your business needs.
Let's get connected
Our business and economic development team is your one-stop shop for getting connected and will get in touch to discuss your business needs, anticipated electricity rate, timelines and how we can help.