RuralBC Secretariat

Dale Richardson
Director, Regional Economic Operations

PO Box 9837 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria BC V8W 9T1


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 BC.

Tamara Danshin
Regional Manager, Northeast

120A, 10600 – 100th Street
Fort St. John, BC V1J 4L6

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.

Investor Services Branch
999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC  V6C 3E1

International Relations & Business Development Branch
800 Hornby Street, Vancouver BC V6Z 2C5



Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development 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