Jobs & Business Resources in BC’s Lower Columbia

Job Listing Resources

Looking for employment in the Kootenays? View the links below to see the latest opportunities in the Lower Columbia Communities, which include Rossland, Trail, Montrose, Warfield, Fruitvale and Regional District Area A and B. Visit the Skills Centre to see if you are eligible for training grants or wage subsidies.


The Skills Centre – Hosts the most comprehensive online job board in the area, Job Searchwith access to career assessments, training, and employment services.

Indeed – Offers a one search, all jobs solution for finding listings from job boards, newspapers, classifieds and company websites.

Job Bank – Service Canada’s one-stop job listing website.

Kootenay Association for Science & Technology – Promotes regional science and technology opportunities.

Business Resources

If you are looking to start a business, let LCIC connect you with business and industry networking opportunities so your good ideas can springboard into great investments.

Resources for Businesses – This document contains all the contact names and numbers for the business resources available for the Lower Columbia Region.

Basin Business Advisors Program – Provides free, one-to-one, confidential business counselling and assessment services and more.

Community Futures – Can provide Business Loans.

Columbia Basin Trust – Supports Basin residents to create a legacy of social, economic and environmental well-being and to achieve greater self-sufficiency.

Western Economic Diversification Canada – Promotes development and diversification of the economy delivered primarily through grants and contribution programs.