Business Growth

Whether you’re starting a new venture or have an existing business you want to expand, these resources can help you plan and grow your business..

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A competitive business environment, a strategic location and a range of incentives for investors make B.C. an appealing place to do business.

Find skilled workers and take advantage of employment trends by gaining a better understanding of labour market information.

From financial assistance to mentoring assistance, these links will provide you with a range of programs and services that are available in B.C. to help your business succeed.

Explore a number of links and resources regarding business planning and development assistance in B.C.

Employer Success Stories

Tom Simpson and Tom Sewid, of Cedar Journeys Caskets
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WorkBC Employment Services Centre

WorkBC Employment Services Centres offer services that include job-search resources, personal employment planning, skills assessment and training, and work experience placement.

B.C. Employment Programs

Check if you qualify for B.C. programs and services that could help you gain skills and find employment.

Some examples:

  • BladeRunners
  • Women in Trades training
  • Skills Connect for Immigrants
  • Labour Market Sector Solutions



Check out the Industry Training Authority (ITA) for all things trades.  Whether you're an employer, employee, training provider or student exploring the trades, the ITA can help guide you through the skills training and certification system.  It's the best place to learn about apprenticeship in B.C.