Calgary-based company West Olefins has announced its plans to build a $5.6-billion petrochemical plant in the BCR industrial site creating up to 1000 long term jobs.
The Prince George Global Logistics Park is situated between Highways 16 and 97, is adjacent to the Prince George International Airport, and is approximately 3 kms away from railroad transportation.
Melissa Barcellos, the City of Prince George’s Economic Development directory revealed that Prince George is participating in the province’s Provincial Nominee Program’s (PNP) immigration pilot project for rural communities.
Terri McConnachie, executive officer for the Canadian Home Builder’s Association, described this year’s construction season as “hair straight back” for the region’s builders, designers and tradespeople.
There was over $11 million worth of building permits issued in February 2019 in Prince George and significant increase over 2018.
The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is welcoming a full civil and environmental engineering program alongside $3.5 million for new learning facilities.