Economic Development

BC PNP Regional Pilot Program Information

The BC PNP Regional Pilot Program is an immigration pathway for experienced entrepreneurs who are ready to invest in and actively manage businesses in rural BC.

The Village of McBride welcomes interest from potential BC PNP Regional Pilot Program participants who wish to live in and start a business in McBride.

The Village of McBride has identified three industry subsectors classified under NAICS that reflect business needs in the community:

  • 541 Professional, scientific and technical services
  • 722 Food services and drinking place
  • 811 Repair and maintenance

Interested entrepreneurs should familiarize themselves with McBride's Economic Development Action Plan, research settlement and other supports in McBride as well as services and amenities in the community prior to contacting the Village office to request  an exploratory visit.

Please take some time to read the information provided at the links below:

If you are interested in an exploratory visit to McBride please email

An exploratory visit to McBride will be scheduled for October 2019.


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