Community Economic Development

Bukley Valley Economic Development Association

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako

Centrally located in British Columbia between Prince George and Prince Rupert, the Regional District is home to spectacular natural beauty, extensive diverse culture, and outdoor recreation abound. The Region is also a host to growing forestry, mining, agriculture, and tourism sectors.

Corrine Swenson
Strategic Development Analyst

PO Box 820
37 3rd Avenue
Burns Lake, BC
V0J 1E0


Prince Rupert & Port Edward Economic Development Corporation

Regional District of Fraser-Fort George

The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George was incorporated on March 8, 1967 and is one of twenty-eight regional districts in British Columbia. The Regional District provides services related to arts, culture, and heritage; community and corporate development; environment; finance; and public safety.

Terry McEachon
General Manager of Development Services

115 George Street
Prince George, BC
V2L 1P8


Terrace Economic Development Authority

Fort St. James

Fort St. James is situated among stunning lakes and mountains on the south-eastern shore of Stuart Lake, at the head of the Stuart River. The region is rich in wildlife, one of the last great wilderness and resource industry frontiers in the world.

Emily Colombo
Economic Development Officer

477 Stuart Drive West
Fort St. James, BC 
V0J 1P0


Fraser Lake

The Village of Fraser Lake is nestled in the heart of some of British Columbia’s most beautiful scenery. An abundance of big game, migratory birds and world class fly-fishing, spin casting and canoeing, make Fraser Lake a fabulous outdoor recreation community.

Jolene Webb
Economic Development Officer

PO Box 430
210 Carrier Crescent
Fraser Lake, BC
V0J 1S0



McBride, the economic centre of the Robson Valley, is a vibrant, rural community. Forestry, agriculture, tourism and small business form the economic base. The citizens embrace the future, while respecting the pristine environment and a unique quality of life. McBride is open for business!

Geoffrey Roy
Economic Development Officer

PO Box 159
100 Robson Centre
McBride, BC
V0J 2E0



Mackenzie’s serene location in the Northern Rocky Mountain Trench provides strategic access to a large resource planning area. Excellent transportation links are the methods of access to a hotbed of mining potential, forestry operations, and adventure tourism opportunities.

Diane Smith
Economic Development Officer

PO Box 340
1 Mackenzie Blvd
Mackenzie, BC
V0J 2C0

250- 997-3221

Prince George

Together with local and regional partners, the City of Prince George Economic Development department (formerly Initiatives Prince George) works toward ensuring the continued strength of the local economy by facilitating the retention and expansion of existing businesses, attracting businesses to expand and diversify the economy, advocating for increased workforce capacity, and marketing the City of Prince George to attract new businesses and residents.

Keenan Hopson
Economic Development Officer

1100 Patricia Blvd.
Prince George, BC
V2L 3V9



This is real mountain country with natural beauty, quiet solitude, and clean mountain air. Valemount offers some amazing snowmobiling and heli-skiing in winter; hiking, camping, and trail riding in summer.  Today Valemount’s economy is based on logging and a rapidly growing tourism industry.

Silvio Gislimberti
Economic Development Officer

PO Box 168
Valemount, BC
V0E 2Z0



Strategically located on Highway 16 at the Geographical Centre of the Province, we are an ideal spot to raise a family, operate a business or, if you are ready, to retire!

Erin Siemens
Economic Development Coordinator

PO Box 900
160 Connaught Street
Vanderhoof, BC
V0J 3A0