Provincial and Federal Government

Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology

The Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology is responsible for growing B.C.'s technology sector, championing innovation, nurturing small businesses, supporting economic development throughout the province, and promoting B.C. internationally as a preferred place to invest and do business.

Myles Bruns
Regional Manager, Thompson-Okanagan
Economic Development Division

Suite 250 - 455 Columbia St.
Kamloops, B.C.
V2C 6K4


Trade and Invest BC

Trade and Invest BC helps international companies invest in British Columbia, one of North America's most competitive and dynamic business environments. Strategically located at the commercial crossroads between the Asia-Pacific region and North America, British Columbia is Canada's Pacific Rim province. Companies in British Columbia benefit from low taxes, competitive operating costs, stable labour conditions, and an exceptional multicultural work force that is well educated, highly skilled, and productive.

British Columbia Trade and Investment Representatives

Trade and Investment Representatives help international businesses discover the benefits of British Columbia as a destination for investment, a partner for trade and innovation, and source of quality goods, services, and resources around the world. They also help British Columbia businesses contact potential buyers, investors, and other key partners in global markets.

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

The mandate of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada is to manage Canada's diplomatic and consular relations and to encourage the country's international trade. This includes: ensuring that Canada's foreign policy reflects true Canadian values and advances Canada's national interests; strengthening rules-based trading arrangements and expanding free and fair market access at bilateral, regional and global levels; and working with a range of partners inside and outside government to achieve increased economic opportunity and enhanced security for Canada and for Canadians at home and abroad.

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

125 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0G2