Business Retention and expansion project comes to Rossland...tomorrow night

By Contributor
May 28th, 2013

The Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation – Business and Retention project has confirmed that businesses in the Lower Columbia Region are planning to invest $60 Million over a three year period.

In partnership with the Rural Development Institute, KAST, The Skills Centre and Columbia Basin Trust, the Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation interviewed 147 businesses over the past 6 months and is now hosting three forums to share the findings with everyone in the region.

The Business Retention and Expansion survey provides valuable information to understand our business sectors, current business development climate, anticipated future growth, barriers to growth, and a basis for future economic development strategies.

The three forums will be held:

  • Tuesday May 28th:Trail: Muriel Griffiths Room (Selkirk College Trail Campus): 7:00-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday May 29th:Rossland: Prestige Mountain Resort: 7:00-8:30 pm
  • Thursday May 30th: Fruitvale: Memorial Hall Club Room: 7:00-8:30 pm

Click here to view BRE Final Report

The Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation is committed to region-wide opportunities for economic development that will assist in strengthening our local economy in the Lower Columbia Region. We work collaboratively with communities, local agencies, organizations and businesses to develop a creative, dynamic and competitive business environment.  

For more information contact Economic Development Coordinator, Terry Van Horn at 250-364-6461 or at tvanhorn@lcic.ca


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