Energy Services BC is trying to attract potential workers and businesses to the area.
The company presented its Business Development Initiative to council on Monday.
BDI project Manager Scott Gordon says the service is using the ailing economy as a recruitment opportunity.
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He says BC might not be the first choice for business owners because taxes here are slightly higher than Alberta.
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Gordon says the non-profit association is visiting with businesses, advertising and maintaining their website to attract both workers and companies to BC.
For more information visit Energy Services BC’s website at www.energyservicesbc.org