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North Coast & Nechako

North Coast & Nechako

About

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The North Coast/Nechako region is in the northwest corner of British Columbia, featuring deep inlets, huge forests, mountain ranges and rugged coastline. Wildlife is everywhere, and includes grizzly bears, cougars, wolves, whales and salmon.

Lifestyle

  • Outdoor enthusiasts love the region, with its many opportunities on the water and in the mountains and forests.
  • Fishing, logging and mining are economic strengths, along with a growing manufacturing sector and the Prince Rupert seaport.

Key Cities

Terrace, Prince Rupert, Kitimat, Smithers, Burns Lake, Houston, Vanderhoof, Fraser Lake, Masset

Outlook

By 2025, this region will have:

10,200

expected jobs in total

0 %

from economic growth

100 %

from replacing retiring workers