Situated in Northwestern British Columbia, our region spans a geographic area of over 100,000 km2 with a population of almost 40,000 people. Here diversity takes on many shapes and forms.


Communities, villages and regional hubs support entrepreneurship and local business.

A variety of industry exists including an active mining sector, resilient forestry sector and hydroelectric, geothermal and liquified natural gas.

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Landscapes are comprised of old-growth coastal rainforests, snow-capped mountains, rivers and lakes.

Ecosystems and habitats are home to tens of thousands of plant and animal species.

Endless options of outdoor adventure outlets are available for all interests, ages and experience levels.

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Heritage and Culture

Indigenous people have inhabited the area since time immemorial.

A pioneer history of immigration is as a result of the railway, forestry and manufacturing.

Modern recreation facilities and programs contribute to healthy and active communities.

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Check out our Member Municipalities and Electoral Areas.