Resource Portal

Welcome to the LCIC Resource Portal! Browse the resource list or click any listing in the table of contents to jump.

Table of contents

Basin Business Advisors Program

Delivered on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust Small and medium sized social enterprises can access free one-to-one, confidential business counseling and assessment services.


Access, create, browse and compete on public sector business opportunities.


Online information source for business permits and licenses from three levels of government.

Columbia Basin Trust

Supports the people in the Basin to create a legacy of social economic well-being.

Community Skills Centre

Small business services including job posting, job development, workshops, job coaching and wage subsidies.

Community Futures Greater Trail

Community Futures Greater Trail supports business and communities in the Lower Columbia Region.usinesses and organizations.

CO-OP Opportunities

Co-op students can help your business!

Export Navigator Program

Offers businesses access to community-based export specialists who can provide personalized approaches to exporting and helps connect you to information at every stage of the process.

Front Counter BC

A single window service for natural resource clients of provincial resource ministries and agencies to obtain all the information and authorizations they need to start or expand a business.


Provides mentoring services and loans to grow the economy one young entrepreneur at a time.

Imagine Kootenay

Highlighting employment opportunities, businesses for sale, and the many lifestyle benefits unique to the Kootenays.


Kootenay Association of Science and Technology is dedicated to the continued growth of science and technology as key economic drivers.

Online Business Registry

Online business registrations and transactions.

Resource Center for Small Business

Information about provincial small business services, programs and publications.

Rural Development InstituteĀ 

A regional research center to support informed decision-making by Columbia Basin communities through the provision of information, applied researched related outreach and extension support.

Service BC & Government Agents

Province wide access to government services including key government transactions for business – in person, online, or over the phone.

Small Business BC

Comprehensive business information and planning resources for starting and growing a business in British Columbia.

Tourism Rossland

Leads, directs and manages tourism development on behalf of Rossland by building on the existing strengths of localĀ  businesses and organizations.

Trade and Invest BC

Official trade, investment and exporting website for British Columbia.

Trail & District Chamber of Commerce

The Trail & District Chamber of Commerce advocates for the business community to support and encourage successful growth and development.

Venture Capital Programs

Encourages investments in British Columbia businesses by providing investors with tax credits.

Women’s Enterprise Centre

BC’s leading resource for women enraptures, offering skills development, business loans, free business guidance, business resources, mentoring, networking and events.


WorkBC is committed to help British Columbian’s successfully navigate BC’s labor market.
Thank you to all our stakeholders for your ongoing support!