November 16, 2021 – More and more, local and regional governments are seeking to grow their local economy by attracting new talent, investment and businesses to their regions. Timely and relevant economic data is paramount for those making relocation and investment decisions. To support Southern Interior communities and Regional Districts, the Economic Trust of the Southern Interior (ETSI-BC) recently launched a new data visualization tool which features key economic data for each of the nine Regional Districts in our service area.
October 12, 2021 – The Economic Trust of the Southern Interior (ETSI-BC) is partnering with Mitacs to help the region`s businesses, non-profits, First Nations and municipalities by funding Mitacs research internships in partnership with any of the public post-secondary institutes in the Southern Interior of BC. This new partnership intends to address challenges or opportunities that will lead to economic development in the region.
October 5, 2021 – ETSI-BC is pleased to partner with Community Futures BC once again to offer this highly-acclaimed Business Continuity Planning workshop. This will be a valuable professional development opportunity which we are delighted to host during Small Business Week.
October 1, 2021 – Since officially rebranding as the Economic Trust of the Southern Interior (ETSI-BC) in March of 2021, the Trust has added value to the Southern Interior region by supporting economic development projects in communities and business support organizations. ETSI-BC has approved almost $2.5 million in funding this year, for projects worth approximately $5.5 million. ETSI-BC is pleased to announce another Funding Intake launching today.
June 29, 2021 – ETSI-BC is delighted to announce that in the funding intake that closed last Friday, we received 27 applications from all 9 regional districts in the Southern Interior.