VANCOUVER, B.C. – Fort St. John’s Northern Legendary Construction and the District of Chetwynd were winners at the annual Small Business B.C. Awards.
Northern Legendary Construction won for best Apprentice Training and the District of Chetwynd won the Open for Business Award for a small community.
The Small Business BC Awards is a celebration of B.C’s small businesses, their achievements, and their contributions to local and global economies.
On the community side, nominees were asked to submit a case study to outline the innovative ways they support small businesses and good jobs for British Columbians by improving services and reducing regulatory burden in their communities.
“Successful, innovative small businesses are the key to creating a strong, sustainable economy in B.C.,” said Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology. “For small businesses to thrive and create good jobs for people throughout our province, all levels of government need to support a friendly environment for growth. The Open for Business Awards are important because they recognize municipalities that have created the conditions for small business success. Congratulations to all the winners and their communities.”