The December 2017 BC Business magazine Best Cities for Work in BC edition showcased Campbell River in an article titled “Campbell River attracts young talent”. You can read the full article here.
The article features young professionals who, for a variety of reasons, have chosen to make Campbell River their home. Perhaps it’s the city’s unparalleled access to the ocean. Maybe it’s the fact that Campbell River combines small town charm with urban amenities.
Or, it might be because Campbell River’s economic development supports small businesses through its Modern Entrepreneur Platform, providing professional development opportunities that generate conversations and provide a forum for exchange of ideas about issues affecting businesses today.
With initiatives like the Modern Entrepreneur Platform and CRadvantage, the city-owned broadband network, Campbell River is supporting growth and sustainability through a diverse economy. Here’s a snapshot of where people work. Do any of these categories surprise you?
With a wide variety of industries to choose from, jobseekers and entrepreneurs have plenty of opportunity in Campbell River. And, we already have some cool businesses here. Check them out for yourself by reading our newsletter. You might discover a new favourite!
But, what about housing? While housing remains a concern for all of British Columbia, our real estate is still attainable. Here are some stats to show how Campbell River compares with other cities in the province.
By the way, if you’re curious, Campbell River ranked 24 on the “Best Cities for Work in BC” list, moving up from 2017.