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Using this site is a great start, but your journey should not end here. There’s a lot of other resources that can help your business start, grow and prosper and we encourage you to draw on their expertise. Provided below are the details of some of these organizations, including us!

Northwest Community College

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Northwest Community College (NWCC) is an accredited post-secondary institution that serves the rich and diverse communities including Smithers and area. Learn more

WorkBC Smithers/Houston

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Offers a range of specialized experience and expertise in helping job seekers and employers in the community. Learn more

Smithers Chamber of Commerce

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The Smithers Chamber of Commerce is working hard to make Smithers a great place to do business. Learn more

British Columbia Innovation Council

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BC Innovation Council (BCIC) encourages the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC Learn more

Trade and Invest British Columbia

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Trade and Invest B.C. works with international enterprises to help them build strong links to the resources, skills and businesses that make British Columbia an attractive place to work and invest. Learn more

Startup Smithers

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We are a grassroots driven movement bringing together founders who are passionate about collaboration, innovation & business. Startup communities are open and inclusive and comprised of entrepreneurs, designers, inventors and creatives. Learn more

Community Futures Nadina

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Helping business grow by providing small business loans, expert advice and a wide range of tools and resources in Smithers and neighbouring communities Learn more

Northern Development Initiative Trust

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Northern Development offers a range of funding programs suited to a diverse set of economic development priorities in central and northern British Columbia. Learn more


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The only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Learn more


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Canada’s business development bank is the only financial institution dedicated exclusively to entrepreneurs. Learn more Logo is an initiative of Community Futures Stuart Nechako for non-profits, the arts communities and business startups located in BC to create online forums to fund, support and evolve their initiatives and projects in our communities. accelerates creative ideas into reality by providing an online platform to seek financial investment and collaboration. Learn more

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Kaitlyn Morris
Community Economic Development Coordinator
1027 Aldous Street, Smithers, BC, V0J 2N0