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Squamish business resources
Are you an investor interested in Squamish? Do you want to start a business here? Ready to grow and take your business to the next level? Looking for work or incredible local talent? Need business tools and resources? We are here to help. Get started by clicking on the appropriate link below for a guided journey to doing business in Squamish.
#here4squamish COVID-19 Support
View COVID-related information, tools and resources to support local business community resiliency and recovery.
Business Resilience Program
This program, by Spring Activator, aims to help small businesses and entrepreneurs recover from recent closures and other impacts related to COVID-19 by helping them evaluate their current business, create a plan to thrive, and access tools and resources to grow.
Find more resources below to help your business innovate and increase productivity.
Small Business BC
Assisting BC entrepreneurs to grow successful and sustainable businesses, by providing expert business advice, education, grant funding, free business resources & events.
National Research Council Canada - Support for Technology Innovation
Advice and funding to help small and medium-sized businesses increase their innovation capacity.
Sell Your Innovation Through Innovation Solutions Canada
Bring your innovation to market faster through the Government of Canada.
B.C. Tech Fund
A venture capital fund launched by the Government of BC to invest in emerging technology companies.
Circular Business Transformation
Business transformation and the Circular Economy - risks and rewards.
B.C. Agriculture and Seafood programs
A list of B.C. business, innovation and market development programs for agriculture and seafood producers and processors.
Are you planning to immigrate to BC? There are several programs for entrepreneurs and skilled workers offered by the Provincial and Federal Governments.
Are you planning to immigrate to B.C.? Find out more about immigration opportunities and processes.
Global Skills Strategy
Work permit applications under this program have a 94% approval rate.
Hire a Skilled Worker from Abroad
Learn about recruiting skilled staff through the B.C. Provincial Nominee Program.
Squamish has a unique combination of a working town, but also a fantastic place to live. It’s that great combination of a talented workforce that knows how to work hard, and play hard in the beautiful nature surrounding the town.
— Gregor Robertson, Nexii