About our Community

Doing Business In Dawson Creek

If you are looking for the ideal place to start or expand your business, Dawson Creek is the place to be! This youthful and vibrant community is strategically located in the center of the Peace Region. Dawson Creek is the natural transportation center for the entire Peace and Northern British Columbia.

The City of Dawson Creek has an “Open for Business” attitude. This attitude resonates throughout the business community making Dawson Creek not only the place to do business, but to live as well. This business-minded community has a diverse economy relying on agriculture, oil and gas, forestry, and tourism. The business community is comprised of a stable and natural mix of entrepreneurs.

Over the past three years, Dawson Creek has seen over $72 million dollars worth of growth; a remarkable feat for a community of 12,500. With such success and prosperity, it is no wonder why Dawson Creek is called the Capital of the Peace.

Open for Business

City Council continues to work in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce and the community, which has shown proven growth in the economic sector and balance in the quality of life for residents and their families. For several years, the municipal tax rate has not increased. Dawson Creek’s progressive leadership, low property costs and positive business climate complemented by the skilled labour force and training opportunities make the City an ideal location for your business.

If you wish to receive an economic development package please email your request to the City’s executive assistant.

With a vibrant economy and small town values, Dawson Creek has something for everyone!

Economic Development

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