Provincial and Federal Government

Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training

The Ministry of Jobs, Tourism, and Skills Training is responsible for putting the BC Jobs Plan into action to increase the province’s economic competitiveness, which will create employment and benefit families in every region of B.C.
» www.bcjobsplan.ca

Myles Bruns
Regional Manager, Thompson-Okanagan
Economic Development Division

Suite 250 - 455 Columbia St.
Kamloops, B.C.
V2C 6K4
1-250-371-3931


Ministry of International Trade

The Ministry of International Trade and Minister Responsible for Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism provides integrated trade and investment programs and services to help British Columbia increase its exports, develop international partnerships, increase awareness of B.C.’s competitive advantages, negotiate trade deals and attract investment and company head offices.
» www.gov.bc.ca/mit/

Michael Track
Director, Developed Markets
International Investment and Company Attraction

730-999 Canada Place
Vancouver, B.C.
V6C 3E1
1-604-775-2202


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.
» www.britishcolumbia.ca

Investor Services Branch
999 Canada Place
Vancouver, B.C. 
V6C 3E1

International Relations & Business Development Branch
800 Hornby Street
Vancouver, B.C.
V6Z 2C5
1-604-660-9727


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.
» www.britishcolumbia.ca/Global/Trade-and-Investment-Representatives


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.
» www.international.gc.ca

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

125 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0G2

1-800-267-8376