Economic Development

Ladysmith is a Business-Friendly Community

Ladysmith is located in a highly desirable location on southern Vancouver Island. Its mild climate and proximity to major urban centres and transportation networks makes it a natural choice for business seeking a high quality of life in a well-connected, strategic location. The Town recognizes that these characteristics must be augmented by forward-thinking policies, strategies and programs designed to ensure that the community is positioned as a destination of choice for business.

In fact, in 2011 the Town won the 'Most Small Business Friendly Community Award' from the B.C. Small Business Roundtable.

Consider locating your business in Ladysmith.

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Professional Service and Knowledge Based Business


A Perfect Fit for Your Marine Business

Your Tourism Business Will Thrive in Ladysmith

Think Local First!  Ladysmith 10% Shift Program

Consider shifting 10 per cent of your spending power to Ladysmith businesses. When you spend your dollars at local independent businesses, up to three times as much money stays locally, since the local merchants in turn spend their money in town.  Click here for more information.

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