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Investment-Ready Community Profile
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Welcome to 100 Mile House
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elcome to the District of 100 Mile House, a small town ambiance with the heart of a big city. 100 Mile House
offers a skilled workforce, an affordable housing stock, a strong commercial and industrial core, an ideal location
close to large centers, a prominent highway transportation corridor, and a very attractive cost of living for
prospective investors and their employees.
Historically, our local economy has been closely tied to the forest industry and value added production, such as the log home
building industry, from which 100 Mile House has become recognized around the world as the Handcrafted Log Home Capital
of North America. In addition, the community is host to one of the premier OSB plants in North America. Ainsworth Ltd.
services an international demand for its superior grade product, including approximately 75% of the total Japanese market.
The forestry sector continues to be the anchor of the local economy.
100 Mile House recognizes the importance of innovation and vision to grow and diversify our economic base, especially in the
global economy. We are building on our rich ranching and agricultural history, by supporting agricultural efforts in the
region, including local food production, market development for agricultural products, and establishing agricultural capacity
and investor confidence needed for the commercialization of locally grown and processed industrial hemp.
100 Mile House has a strong commercial and service-based presence. We are a busy service center for the whole South
Cariboo, which includes a robust resident and seasonal population from surrounding resort and lake communities, and for
the travelling public in general. 100 Mile House has an ideal location along a major N-S provincial highway, with 1.3 million
vehicles annually travelling right through town. Investors are choosing 100 Mile House for business operations because of
the availability of services, nearby markets, and easy access to various modes of transportation, be it rail, air, or highway.
Equally important is the South Cariboo’s clean air, pristine lakes, abundance of recreational opportunities, and unparalleled
quality of life. These assets, together with our small town ambiance, a spirited volunteer sector, and all-around affordability,
make 100 Mile House an exceptionally 'live-able' community!
We look forward to working with you to help make your business activities in the South Cariboo successful and enjoyable.
Mayor Mitch Campsall
District of 100 Mile House
385 Birch Avenue, Box 340
100 Mile House BC, V0K 2E0
Phone: 250- 395-2434
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CONTENTS
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Demographics ........................................................................................................................... 6
Population
6
Household Income
6
Workforce Education Attainment
7
Language Knowledge
7
Labour Force ............................................................................................................................. 8
Employment by Industry
8
Top Employers
9
Average Income By Occupation – Northern BC
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Labour Force
11
Employment Rate
11
Labour Participation Rate
11
Payroll Costs ............................................................................................................................ 12
Workers Compensation – 2012
12
Employment Insurance – 2012
12
Social Insurance (Canada Pension Plan) – 2012
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Higher Education ..................................................................................................................... 14
Four Year Institutions
14
Training & Employment Services
14
Transportation ........................................................................................................................ 15
Major transporation routes
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Highways
18
Northern Corridor Specifications
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Highway Distances
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Railroads
20
Commercial Airports
21
Port of Kitimat
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Port Shipping Distances
29
Industrial Land Use .................................................................................................................. 30
Land Zoned and Designated in Official Community Plan
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Vacant Land Zoned and Designated in Official Community Plan
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Local Permit Approvals
31
Utilities ................................................................................................................................... 32
Water System – 100 mile House
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Waste Water System – 100 Mile House
32
Landfill and Waste Management
32
Licensed Hazardous Materials Disposal
33
Electric Power
33
Natural Gas
36
Telecommunications
36
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Business Support Services ........................................................................................................ 37
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Government ............................................................................................................................ 38
Municipal Government
38
Regional District
39
Provincial
39
Provincial Government Representation
39
Federal Government Representation
40
Senators
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10. Housing ................................................................................................................................... 41
Housing Characteristics
41
Average Housing Values
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11. Taxation .................................................................................................................................. 42
Corporate Income Tax
42
Personal Income Tax
42
Sales / Use Tax
42
Sales Tax Rate by Utility
43
Property Tax – 100 Mile House
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12. International Resources ........................................................................................................... 45
Investment and Business Support Offices
45
Air Transportation Service
46
13. Quality of Life .......................................................................................................................... 47
Climate
47
Culture
48
Health
50
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1. DEMOGRAPHICS
POPULATION
100 MILE HOUSE & AREA
NORTHERN BC
Population By
Age Group
Population
(2006)
% Distribution
Population By
Age Group
Population
(2006)
% Distribution
Under-18
2,510
19.00%
0-4
19,300
6%
18-34
1,785
13.50%
5-17
60,400
18.8%
35-54
4,010
30.40%
18-24
30,900
9.6%
55-74
3,990
30.30%
24-44
88,500
27.5%
75-Older
885
6.70%
45-64
90,700
28.2%
Total:
13,180
100.00%
65+
32,200
10.0%
Median Age:
48
Total
322,000
100%
Data Source: BC Stats – Quarterly Regional Statistics “Cariboo, North Coast, North East, Nechako – http://www.bcstats.gov.bc.ca/pubs/pr_qrs.asp
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Household Income
2006
Number of Households
5,610
Median Income – All Families
$42,412 (CDN)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME - DISTRIBUTION
$75,000 CDN and over
1,130
$50,000 to $74,999 CDN
$35,000 to $49,999 CDN
Less than $35,000 CDN
1,235
860
2,370
Data Source: Invest BC- 100 Mile House Area Demographicshttp://investbc.gov.bc.ca/CommunityProfiles/Pages/CommunityInfo.aspx?page=demographic&pCommunityID=496
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WORKFORCE EDUCATION ATTAINMENT
Level of Education
# Attained
%
Less than High School Diploma
1,400
21%
High School Diploma Only
2,105
32%
Apprenticeship/Trades Certificate
1,130
17%
College/University Diploma
1,235
19%
University Bachelor’s Degree
365
6%
University Medical/Dental/Optometry Degree
20
0%
University Graduate Degree/Certificate
285
4%
Data Source: Statistics Canada – 2006 - “100 Mile House Community Profile” - http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006
LANGUAGE KNOWLEDGE
Languages Spoken
Citizens
English
11,090
German
700
French
395
Spanish
160
Dutch
70
Finnish
60
Portuguese
55
Ukrainian
30
Czech
20
Japanese
20
Data Source: Statscan – 2006 Census – “Mother Tongue”
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2. LABOUR FORCE
EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY
100 MILE HOUSE
NORTHERN BC
Sector (Industry)
Sector (Industry)
Services
250
Forestry & Logging
16,230
Manufacturing
55
Mining and Oil & Gas
6,580
Forestry & Logging
585
Construction
12,385
Retail Trade
845
Manufacturing
21,310
Government
290
12,305
Construction
105
Transportation, Warehousing &
Public Utilities
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate
& Leasing
Wholesale Trade
5,455
655
Retail Trade
18,475
Transportation, Warehousing
& Public Utilities
2,140
Services
32,940
Wholesale Trade
230
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate
& Leasing
6,040
Mining and Oil & Gas
315
Government
43,120
Total
174,840
Total
5,625
Data Source: Statistics Canada – 2006 - “100 Mile House Community Profile” - http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006
EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION
1530
1040
685
20
250
495
335
90
225
325
50
540
125.00
Data Source: Invest BC Community Profile — “Labour Force”
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TOP EMPLOYERS
Sector
Company
Product/Service
# of Employees
Industrial
West Fraser Mills
Mill
250
Industrial
Ainsworth Lumber Company
OSB & Mill
171
Industrial
Interior Roads
Highway
41
Health Care
Interior Health
Health Care
275
Education
School District No 27
Education
165
Data Source: District of 100 Mile House- www.100milehouse.com
AVERAGE INCOME BY OCCUPATION – NORTHERN BC
Occupation
Average wage ($/Hour)($CDN)
Effective Date
Administrative Clerks
20.46
2012
Bookkeepers
18.81
2012
Business Development Officers
28.01
2012
Carpenters
23.00
2012
Civil Engineers
36.06
2012
Computer Engineers
36.06
2012
Crane Operators
27.93
2012
Drafting Technicians
26.79
2012
Forestry Technicians
27.00
2012
Geological Engineers
34.60
2012
Heavy Duty Equipment
30.00
2012
Heavy Equipment Operators
26.75
2012
Industrial Electricians
32.00
2012
Labourers in Wood, Pulp and Paper Processing
24.46
2012
Labourers, Processing Manufacturing and Utilities
24.46
2012
Logging Machinery Operators
26.50
2012
Petroleum Engineers
37.40
2012
Primary Production Managers
32.61
2012
Sales Representatives
23.08
2012
Senior Government Managers
44.18
2012
Shippers and Receivers
15.00
2012
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Steamfitters
34.92
2012
Trade Helpers and Labourers
18.00
2012
Truck Drivers
23.00
2012
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For a complete list of Wages and Salaries in Northern BC visit the link below
http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca/LMI_report_area.do?&area=29303&reportOption=wage
100 Mile Agriculture
Agriculture was one of the first industries
established in the South Cariboo. Small scale
agricultural ventures such as organic
vegetables and meats green housing and
nontraditional meats have been established in
recent years.
Ranching continues to be a cornerstone for
the local economy.
Source: District 100 Mile House
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LABOUR FORCE
Population
Total Population 15 - Over
1,530
In Labour Force
850
Employed
775
Unemployed
70
EMPLOYMENT RATE
% of Population
Labour Participation
55.6%
Unemployment Rate
8.2%
LABOUR PARTICIPATION RATE
Labour Participation Rate
Male
61.5%
Female
50.3%
Data Source: Statcan 2006 Census Profile “100 Mile House” - http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
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3. PAYROLL COSTS
WORKERS COMPENSATION – 2012
Notes
Average Cost of All Manufacturing
$1.54 CDN
Rates set by employer’s business activity. Applies up to
maximum gross earnings of $73,700(CDN) per year.
$0.30 CDN
There is no separate rating for office occupations in BC- the
applicable industry rating applies to all workers. Rates for
Business Services range from $0.09-$0.81 per $100 of
payroll. Average of $0.30(CDN).
$974.21 CDN
Maximum per employee set at 90% of average net earnings
(after deductions for income taxes, Canada Pension Plan &
Employment Insurance), up to maximum wage of $73,700
per year(CDN).
Per $100 Payroll
Average Rate for Office Workers
Per $100 Payroll
Maximum Weekly Benefit (Net)
EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE – 2012
Notes
Taxable Base
Based on gross payroll up to a gross per worker salary of
$45,900 per year (CDN).
Percentage Rate(Employer Premium)
§ Employee Rate
1.83%
Maximum annual contribution per worker is $786.76 (CDN).
§ Employer Rate
2.56%
Maximum annual contribution per worker is
$1,101.46 (CDN).
§ Maximum Weekly Benefits
$485.00 CDN
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SOCIAL INSURANCE (CANADA PENSION PLAN) – 2012
Notes
Taxable Base
Gross Payroll
$3,500 CDN
Based on annual gross salary up to $50,100, basic
exemption of $3,500. Both employers and employees
are required to contribute to the Canada Pension Plan.
Employee/Employer Contribution
4.95%
Employer premium equal to employee premium
Maximum Annual Employer Contribution
Per Employee
$2,306.70 CDN
Employer contribution matches employee contribution.
Rate
4.95%
Maximum Annual Self Employed
Contribution
$4,613.40 CDN
Data Source TaxTips.Ca - http://www.taxtips.ca/cppandei.htm
Data Source: WorkSafeBC - www.workssafebc.com
Photo Credit: Chris Harris
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4. HIGHER EDUCATION
FOUR YEAR INSTITUTIONS
Institution
Thompson Rivers University
Campus/Address
485 S. Birch Avenue, P.O. Box 2109
100 Mile House, BC V0K 2E0
250-395-3115
Other Campuses
Kamloops (main campus), Williams Lake
Website
www.tru.com
Driving Distance from Community
Located in community
Enrolment (2003/04)
n/a
Institution
University of Northern British Columbia
Campus/Address
3333 University Way
Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9
250-960-6424
Other Campuses
Prince George (main campus), Fort St. John, Quesnel, Terrace
Website
www.unbc.ca
Driving Distance from Community
328 km
Enrolment (2003/04):
4,076
Data Source: Invest BC 100 Mile House Area: Education
http://investbc.gov.bc.ca/CommunityProfiles/Pages/CommunityInfo.aspx?page=education&pCommunityID=496
TRAINING & EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
Name of Company
Address
Phone Number
Website
Horton Ventures Inc
808 Alpine Ave, 100 Mile
House, BC V0K 2E0
250-395-8456
hortonventures.com
Cariboo Traffic Control
5439 Saunders Cres, 100 Mile
House, BC V0K 2E1
250-395-3968
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1.
TRANSPORTATION
MAJOR TRANSPORATION ROUTES
PACIFIC GATEWAY
British Columbia’s ports in Vancouver and in Prince Rupert are Asia’s closest ports of entry on the west coast of
North America, up to 58 hours closer than the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Canadian ports and airports are seamlessly integrated with road and rail connections to all major U.S. economic
centers. British Columbia is the only gateway on the west coast of the Americas served by three transcontinental
railways. Today, Canada’s Pacific Gateway is an integrated, secure, reliable transportation network that includes
world-class airports, seaports, railways, roadways and border crossings, bringing Canada and the North American
market to Asia and the world. Canada’s Pacific Gateway, through British Columbia’s ports in Vancouver and Prince
Rupert, offers Asian shippers the most direct route between Asia and North America.
Canada’s Pacific Gateway is a strong commitment by government and industry partners to make British
Columbia’s ports the preferred gateway for Asia-Pacific trade, with the most competitive port system and supply
chain on the west coast of the Americas. This commitment builds on Canada’s longstanding and strong cultural
and economic ties with Asia. In the emerging new global economy, Canada’s Pacific Gateway is a gateway to the
future.
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NORTHERN CORRIDOR
The Northern Corridor spans over half of continental Canada and reaches well into the heartland of North
America south of Chicago, USA. It travels through the lowest elevations of the Americas great continental divide,
also known as the “Yellow Head Pass,” and forms the straightest, shortest, flattest route for Asian- North
American trade. Three Northern British Columbia ports provide efficient access to this corridor; Kitimat, Stewart
and Prince Rupert. Each port offers unique advantages and services that meet the needs of the region and
international trade.
Trans-continental rail, Trans-Canada Highway and direct air service into international Air Hubs are in place. The
corridor services business covered by the North American Free Trade Agreement, through a variety of break bulk
and container services in ports operated by governments and those run by private port interests.
The Northern Corridor is less impeded by road closures, significant weather patterns and avalanches than the
Southern Canadian corridor. It provides “one less day” shipping advantage to or from Asia compared to all other
North American Port locations including Vancouver and all USA pacific Ports.
Canadian National Rail (CN Rail) reaches well into the heartland of America with shipping agreements in place
with major US rail carriers. CN has made significant investments in the Northern Corridor rail line including
extended sidings, upgrades to signal systems, increased bridge and tunnel clearances. The corridor is serviced by
five international airports and four northern airports with Prince George offering international services. The
largest passenger service airport west of Prince George and north of British Columbia’s Okanagan region is the
Terrace-Kitimat Northwest Regional airport.
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HIGHWAY 97 – CARIBOO HIGHWAY
Highway 97 is the longest continuously-numbered route in British Columbia , and the longest provincial highway
in Canada, running 2,081 km (1,293 mi) from the Canada/U.S. border at Osoyoos in the south to the British
Columbia/Yukon border in the north at Watson Lake, Yukon.
The Cariboo Highway section of Highway 97, between Cache Creek and Prince George, is 441 km (274 mi) in
length and is named for the Cariboo region, through which it travels. The Cariboo Highway designation begins at
Cache Creek, veering north for 11 km (7 mi) to its junction with Highway 99. North of Highway 99, Highway 97
travels 92 km (57 mi) through Clinton and 70 Mile House, where the British Columbia Railway begins to roughly
parallel Highway 97.
HIGHWAY 1 – TRANS CANADA HIGHWAY
The Trans-Canada Highway between Victoria British Columbia and St. John's, Newfoundland, joins all ten
provinces of Canada and is the world's longest national highway with a length of 7,821 km (4,860 mi.) The British
Columbia portion of the highway runs along the path of the Canadian Pacific Railway, through the Thompson
Nicola Regional District to the Port of Vancouver.
The Village of Cache Creek is strategically located at the junction of the Trans Canada Highway, and the
northbound Highway 97.
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HIGHWAYS
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NORTHERN CORRIDOR SPECIFICATIONS
Commercial Vehicle
Without Permit
Specifications
Commercial Vehicle
With Permit
Specifications
Maximum Width
2.59 meters
Maximum Width
4.4 meters
Maximum Height
4.15 meters
Maximum Height
4.72 meters
Maximum Vehicle Weights
Maximum Vehicle Weights
Super B
63,500 kgs
Super B
64,000 kgs
Single Axel
9,100 kgs
Single Axel
9,100 kgs
Tandem axle (set)
17,000 kgs
Tandem axle (set)
23,000 kgs
Tridem axle (set)
24,000 kgs
Tridem axle (set)
29,000 kgs
OVERHEAD CLEARANCE
Yellowhead Highway 16 from BC Border to Prince Rupert
Clearance
§
Khyex River Bridge
5.95m
§
Kitsequecla Overpass
5.7m
§
Tete Jaune underpass
4.96m
Highway 37 from Hwy 16 North to Yukon Border
§
Irving River Bridge #2
5.74m
§
Devil Creek Bridge
5.74m
Highway 37 from Hwy 16 South to Kitimat
§
Williams Creek Bridge
4.97m
§
Hirsch Creek Bridge
4.72m
§
Kitimat River Bridge
5.08m
Highway 37A from Hwy 37 To Stewart
§
No Clearances
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HIGHWAY DISTANCES
Metro Area
Distance
Kamloops
196 km
Kelowna
351 km
Vancouver
454 km
Victoria
536 km
Seattle
570 km
Calgary
814 km
Edmonton
820 km
Portland
849 km
RAILROADS
CN Rail
www.cn.ca
Main or Branch Line:
Main
Shortline or National:
National
Distance to Nearest
Switching Yard:
Exeter Station Road
Capability
Freight Only
CN Rail
CN offers the first truly integrated North American rail
network. As “North America's railroad” they serve
Canada and 14 states. Whether you need rail shipping
in Canada, intermodal and trucking in the US, or are
shipping containers overseas, CN has a full suite of
shipping services to get your goods to your customers.
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COMMERCIAL AIRPORTS
Williams Lake Airport
Hub Status
Commercial
Distance From 100 Mile House
102 km
Hours of Operation
24 Hours
Approved Capital Expansion
Application in process for asphalt overlay of taxi-way, snow plow
truck and refurbishing of washrooms in terminals.
Customs Point of Entry
No
Foreign Trade Zone
No
Full Instrumentation
No
No. of Runways
1
Runway Length
2,100m
Carriers
Central Mountain Air, Pacific Coastal Airlines
No. of Days Closed From Bad Weather in last 3 yrs
1
Weekly Non-Stop Flights
21
Flights to Largest Cities Served
Weekly Non-Stop Flights
Greater Vancouver
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Kamloops Airport
Hub Status
Commercial
Distance From 100 Mile House
206 km
Hours of Operation
24 Hours / 7 Days
Approved Capital Expansion
Between 2005-2010 - extension of runway has been proposed
Customs Point of Entry
Yes
Foreign Trade Zone
No
Full Instrumentation
No
No. of Runways
2
Runway Length
1800 m, 622 m
Carriers
Jazz Air, Central Mountain Air, Horizon Air, Purolator, FedEx
No. of Days Closed From Bad Weather in last 3 yrs
n/a
Weekly Non-Stop Flights
56
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Prince George Airport
Hub Status
International
Distance From Community
325 km
Hours of Operation
24 hrs / 7 days
Approved Capital Expansion
None
Customs Point of Entry
Yes
Foreign Trade Zone
No
Full Instrumentation
Yes
No. of Runways
3
Runway Lengths
3,490 m; 1,714 m; 1,352 m
Carriers
Air Canada Jazz, Central Mountain Air, WestJet, Northern Thunderbird
Air, Berry Air, Purolator, DHL
No. of Days Closed From Bad Weather in last 3 yrs
1 week of fog activity
Weekly Non-Stop Flights
161
Flights to Largest Cities Served
Weekly Non-Stop Flights
Greater Vancouver
84
Calgary
28
Dawson Creek Area
21
Greater Victoria
14
Kamloops Area
7
Fort Nelson Area
7
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Kelowna International Airport
Hub Status
International
Distance From 100 Mile House
350 km
Hours of Operation
4:00 am – 11:30 pm
Approved Capital Expansion
New loading bridge, Air terminal building project, additional
sewer
Customs Point of Entry
Yes
Foreign Trade Zone
No
Full Instrumentation
Yes
No. of Runways
1
Runway Length
2225 m
Carriers
Air Canada Jazz , Central Mountain Air, West Jet, Horizon Air,
Carson Air
No. of Days Closed From Bad Weather in last 3 yrs
0
Weekly Non-Stop Flights
224 nonstop flights
Flights to Largest Cities Served
Weekly nonstop flights
Greater Vancouver
84
Data Source: Invest BC 100 Mile House Area: Transportation-
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South Cariboo Regional Airport
www.108ranch.com/108airport.html
Hub Status
Regional
Distance From 100 Mile House
8 km
Hours of Operation
24/7
Approved Capital Expansion
No
Customs Point of Entry
No
Foreign Trade Zone
No
Instrumentation
NDB/DME; GPS Approach and Departure; Lighted Runway,
Medium Intensity; Vasis lights; Fenced; Secure
No. of Runways
1
Runway Length
1,525 m (5000’ x 75’)
Carriers
Non-commercial
100 Mile House Airport
www.100mileairport.com
Hub Status
Charter
Distance From 100 Mile House
Located in Community
Hours of Operation
Daylight Hours
Approved Capital Expansion
No
Customs Point of Entry
No
Foreign Trade Zone
No
Instrumentation
VFR
No. of Runways
1
Runway Length
701 m (2300’)
Carriers
Non-commercial
100 Mile Airport
Located in downtown 100 Mile House,
visitors are a five minute walk away from,
hotels, restaurants, and the shopping
district.
Source: District 100 Mile House
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PORT OF PRINCE RUPERT
Port of Prince Rupert
www.rupertport.com
Distance from Cariboo Regional District
955 km
Location of Port
Prince Rupert
Terminals
Fairview (Container) Terminal, Ridley Terminals, (coal, wood pellets), Prince
Rupert Grain, Northland Cruise Terminal
Type of Port
Ocean
Channel Depth
35-55 meters
Shallow Water Barging Facilities
Yes
Deep Water Barging Facilities
Yes
General Cargo Facilities
Yes
Containerized Facilities
Yes
Refrigerated Container Facilities
Yes
Cruise Ship Facilities
Yes
Storage Facilities
Yes
Highway Serving Port
#16
Railway Serving Port
CN Rail
Types of Services:
Bulk / break-bulk: Coal, Petroleum Coke, Wood Pellets, Grain, Logs,
Imports
Retail (including electronics, apparel, furniture, auto parts); petroleum
products; industrial inputs (tiles, glass)
Exports
Shipping Lines
Midwest – specialty crops; scrap metal, recycled paper
British Columbia – Forest products (lumber, pulp, logs); aluminum, seafood
Cosco, Hanjin, Yang Ming, K-Line, Quickload Transloading Services, Shipping
Agents, GW Nickerson Co., Northcoast Shipping, Rupert Marine Shipping,
Tidals Transport & Trading Ltd.
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PORT OF KITIMAT
Private Port of Kitimat
www.kitimat.ca/EN/main/business/invest-in-kitimat/port-of-kitimat.html
Distance from 100 Mile House
956 km
Terminals
Rio Tinto Alcan - Break Bulk Terminal
Methanex Petrochemical Terminal
Eurocan Breakbulk Terminal
Type of Port
Deep Sea
Channel Depth
45- 200 fathoms,18-185 Meters (59-607 Feet)
Turning Basin
1.1 - 2.2 nautical miles
Shallow Water Barging Facilities
Yes
Deep Water Barging Facilities
Yes
General Cargo Facilities
Yes
Containerized Facilities
No
Storage Facilities
Yes
Highway Serving Port
Highway # 16 via #37
Railway Serving Port
CN Rail
Types of Services
Bulk/ Break-bulk, Methanol, Ammonia condensate, Pitch, Alumina ,Bauxite
condensate
Imports
Pitch, Alumina, Bauxite Condensate, Methanol
Exports
Kraft Paper, Aluminum Sheeting
Shipping Lines
Waterfront Shipping, Gearbulk
Shipping Agents
GW Nickerson Co., TNC Canada
Customs Brokers
GW Nickerson Co., Moore E T S Services
Tug & Barge
SMIT Marine, Seaspace International
Port Accessed by
Highway and Rail
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PORT METRO VANCOUVER
Port Metro Vancouver
www.portmetrovancouver.com
Driving Distance from Community
158 km
Location of Port
Vancouver
Terminals:
Port Metro Vancouver offers 28 deepsea and domestic marine terminals that service
five business sectors: automobiles, breakbulk, bulk, containers and cruise. To view
terminal locations, please click on the Terminals & Facilities tab of our interactive map
on the home page of this website.
For more information on individual terminals, please visit:
http://www.portmetrovancouver.com/users/landoperations/terminalsandfacilities.aspx
Type of Port:
Ocean
Channel Depth:
Minimum - 10 meters (33 feet)
Turning Basin:
Unlimited
Shallow Water Barging Facilities:
Yes
Deep Water Barging Facilities:
Yes
General Cargo Facilities:
Yes
Containerized Facilities:
Yes
Storage Facilities:
Yes
Highways Serving Port:
#1, #1A, #7A, #99, #19
Railways Serving Port:
CN Rail, CP Rail, BC Rail, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad
Types of Services
Bulk, Break-Bulk, Automobile, Container, Cruise
Port Address
Box 3010, 900 McGill Road, Kamloops, BC, Canada V2C 5N3
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CUSTOM POINT OF ENTRY
Canadian Border Services Agency
Kelowna International Airport
Type of Entry Point
Airport
Location
15-5533 Airport Way
Kelowna, BC V1V 1S1
Tel: 1-800-461-9999
Canadian Border Services Agency
Pacific Highway Border Crossing
Type of Entry Point
Highway 44/Pacific Highway
Location
28-176 Street
Surrey, BC V3S 9R9
Tel: 1-800-461-9999
Canadian Border Services Agency
Port Metro Vancouver
Type of Entry Point
Port
Location
100 The Pointe, 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3T4
Canadian Border Services Agency
Prince Rupert
Type of Entry Point
Port
Location
368-309 2nd Ave West
Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3T1
Tel: 250-627-3003
Canadian Border Services Agency
Vancouver International Airport
Type of Entry Point
Airport
Location
#113, 5000 Miller Road
Richmond BC, V7B 1K6
Data Source: Northern Development Research – www.northerndevelopment.bc.ca
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PORT SHIPPING DISTANCES
The NW Transportation and Trade Corridor ports (Kitimat and Prince Rupert, Stewart) are between 1 and 1 1/2 day closer to general Asia Pacific markets than the Ports in
British Columbia’s lower mainland; and the Vancouver Ports. The Southern Ports are closer to the Panama Canal and subsequently, the Atlantic. The following table is in
nautical miles. The Time/Speed/Distance Calculations are at 16.1439 Kn/Hr., the average speed The Port of Vancouver uses for calculating their shipping to Yokohama,
Hong Kong, Kaohsiung (Taiwan) and Xingang (China). Deep-sea vessels travel at various speeds between 14Kn/Hr and 20Kn/Hr. The ‘great circle shipping route’ to Asia
from North America has well documented ocean currents and weather/wind patterns which allows for accurate estimates.
Kitimat
Prince Rupert
Stewart
Vancouver
Los Angeles
Yokohama
Hong Kong
Kaohsiuing
Kang
Xingang
Kaohsiung
Kang(Taiwan)
Xingang (China)
3,941 NM
5,444 NM
6,,187 NM
6,187 NM
3.5 days
10 Days
14 Days
16 Days
16 Days
477NM
1,432NM
3,810NM
5,323NM
6,110NM
6,110NM
1.2 Days
3.6 Days
9.8 Days
13.7 Days
15.7 Days
15.7 Days
573 NM
1,529 NM
3,896 NM
5,406 NM
5,155 NM
4,749 NM
1.5 Days
4 Days
10.3 Days
14.1 Days
13.4 Days
12.5 Days
991NM
4,262NM
5,763NM
6,587NM
7,578NM
2.5 Days
11 Days
15 Days
17 Days
20 Days
4,839NM
6,380NM
7,578NM
8,959NM
12.5 Days
18 Days
20 Days
23 Days
1,585NM
1,335NM
1,335NM
4 Days
3.4 Days
3.4 Days
290NM
2,90NM
18 Hrs.
18 Hrs.
Prince Rupert
Stewart
Vancouver
Los Angeles
--
121 NM
264 NM
400 NM
1,391 NM
7.5 Hrs.
17 Hrs.
1 Day
123 NM
1 Hrs.
121 NM
7.5 Hrs.
--
Yokohama
Hong Kong
Kitimat
(Japan)
264 NM
123 NM
17 Hrs.
1 Hrs.
400 NM
477 NM
573 NM
1 Day
1.2 Days
1.5 Days
1,391 NM
1,432 NM
1,529 NM
991NM
3.5 Days
3.6 Days
4 Days
2.5 Days
3,941 NM
3,810 NM
3,896 NM
4,262NM
4,839NM
10 Days
9.8 Days
10.3 Days
11 Days
12.5 Days
5,444 NM
5,323 NM
5,406 NM
5,763NM
6,380NM
1,585NM
14 Days
13.7 Days
14.1 Days
15 Days
18 Days
4 Days
6,187 NM
6,587 NM
5,155 NM
6,587NM
7,578NM
1,335NM
290NM
16 Days
17 Days
13.4 Days
17 Days
20 Days
3.4 Days
18 Hrs.
6,187 NM
6,587 NM
4,749 NM
7,578NM
8,959NM
1,335NM
290NM
227NM
16 Days
17 Days
12.5 Days
20 days
23 Days
3.4 Days
18 Hrs.
14 Hrs.
--
--
--
--
--
--
227NM
14 Hrs.
--
Distances between Ports (Nautical Miles & Approximate Days)
Source: United States Government. “Distance between Port
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5. INDUSTRIAL LAND USE
LAND ZONED AND DESIGNATED IN OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN
Industrial Land
Commercial Land
Total Acres
630
175
Acres Developed
600
100
Acres Vacant
30
75
VACANT LAND ZONED AND DESIGNATED IN OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN
Vacant Industrial Land
Vacant Commercial Land
Acres Fully Serviced
0
5
Acres Partially Serviced
5
5
Acres Not Serviced
25
65
Industrial Parks
Number of Industrial Parks
1
Total Acres
630
Number of Acres in Use
600
Number of Acres Vacant
30
Number of Acres Fully Serviced
0
Number of Vacant Acres Partially Serviced
5
Number of Acres Not Serviced
25
Data Source: District of 100 Mile House- www.100milehouse.com
100 Mile Industrial Land
Industrial land is located along Exeter Station Road. There are 4
industrial zones, including; industrial business zone, light industrial
business zone, heavy industrial zone, airport industrial zone.
All industrial sites have good road/highway access and some have
rail frontage and municipal water
Fully serviced commercial land is available throughout the
municipality
Source: District 100 Mile House
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LOCAL PERMIT APPROVALS
Type of Permit
Average Time for Approval
Associate Fees
Building Permit
Residential- 3 weeks
.5% of construction value
Commercial 8-10 Weeks
Business License
3-5 days
$80- $120
Development Permit
6-8 weeks
$200
Occupancy Permit
n/a
OCP Plan Amendment
6-8 weeks
$600
Re-Zoning Application
6-8 weeks
$600
Subdivision Application
3 months
$400- 4 lots
+$100 each additional lot
Data Source: District of 100 Mile House – www.100milehouse.com
ACQUISITION OF CROWN LAND
§
Crown land is land that is owned by the Province of British Columbia. The Province is the steward of the
land and can lease, license and sell Crown land for a variety of purposes including residential, commercial,
industrial, agricultural, tourism and recreational purposes.
Company
Contact
Notes
Integrated Land Management Bureau
[email protected]
Develops Crown land parcels with
values up to $2.5 million
Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the
Arts
Tel: 250-371-3952
Handles land sales related to resort
development, under the All Seasons
Resort Policy.
Ministry of Transportation
Tel: 250-387-3198
Handles land sales related to public
airports and the marketing of Crown
land is done through MLS Realtors
§
To view properties that the Federal Government of Canada has for sale, please visit: http://reo.pwgsc.gc.ca/public/
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6. UTILITIES
WATER SYSTEM – 100 MILE HOUSE
WATER PRODUCTION
District of 100 Mile House
Rated Capacity
795,000 imp gallon/day, Plus 350,000 imp gallon storage
Average Daily Demand
355,500 imp gallon/ day
Peak Demand
765,000 imp gallon/day
Residential Cost (flat rate)
$66.25/quarter
Commercial Cost / 1,000 Gallons
§
< 5,000 Gallons
2.68/ quarter
§
5,001 < 30,000 Gallons
2.76/ quarter
§
> 30,001
2.99/ quater
Water Connection Fee
Actual cost plus 10% (minimum $840)
Data Source: District of 100 Mile House- www.100milehouse.com
WASTE WATER SYSTEM – 100 MILE HOUSE
SEWAGE SERVICE
District of 100 Mile House
Rated Capacity
308,000 imp gallons/day
Average Daily Demand
225,000 imp gallons/day
Peak Demand
275,000 imp gallons/day
Cost per 1000 Gallons
Rates Vary
Sewer Connection fee
Actual cost plus 10%
LANDFILL AND WASTE MANAGEMENT
Landfill Name
South Cariboo Landfill
Location
100 Mile House
Capacity Left at Current Site
n/a
Plans for New Capacity
n/a
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LICENSED HAZARDOUS MATERIALS DISPOSAL
Name of Site
None Located Directly Within The Community
No. of Licensed Hazardous Waste Haulers Serving the Area
0
Data Source: District of 100 Mile House- www.100milehouse.com
ELECTRIC POWER
Provider: BC Hydro
www.bchydro.com
Enquiries to hook up new property
1-877-520-1355
Enquiries about existing properties already hooked up
1-800-224-9376
Net Importer/Exporter of Power:
Net Exporter – BC Hydro generates between 43,000 and 54,000
GWH of electricity annually.
% of Reserve Margin Including Generation & Net
Purchases
8% as per WSCC guidelines plus an additional 8% surplus
Average Electrical Service Availability Index
§
Most Recent Year
99.940
§
Last 5 Years
99.9314
Name of Power Pool Membership
Formal membership in WSCC, WSPP, Power Pool of Alberta
(PPA), MAPP. Also active in SPP and CalPX
Source Electric Power Deregulated
Wholesale competition allowed
Residential Customers
$0.68 per kWh for the first 1,350 kWh they use over a twomonth billing period. Above that amount, customers pay 10.19
cents per kWh for the balance of the electricity used during the
billing period.
Business Customers
Average Cost Per kWh
Small General Service Rate
Annual peak demand less than 35kW
§
Basic Charge
$0.1925 per day
§
All kWh
$0.0915 per kWh
§
Minimum Charge
The Basic Charge
§
Rate Rider
5% Rate Rider applied to all charges, before taxes and levies.
Medium General Service Conservation Rate
Annual peak demand between 85 and 150 kW
§
Basic Charge
$0.1925 per day
§
Demand Charge
$0.00 per kW for first 35 kW
$4.69 per kW for next 115 kW
$9.00 per kW for remaining kW
§
Energy Charge
Part 1:
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First 14,800 kWh $0.0897 per kWh All additional kWh $0.0490
per kWh up to baseline
Part 2:
$0.0942 per kWh for usage up to 20% above baseline
$0.0942 per kWh for savings down to 20% below baseline
(credit)
Usage or savings beyond 20% of baseline are based on Part 1
prices
§
Discounts
1.5% on entire bill if customer’s electricity is metered at primary
potential
$0.25 per kW if customer supplies transformation from a
primary to a secondary potential.
If a customer is entitled to both discounts the 1.5% discount is
applied first.
§
Minimum Charge
50% of the highest maximum demand charge billed in any
month within an on-peak period (1 November to 31 March
inclusive) during the preceding 11 months.
§
Rate Rider
5% Rate Rider applied to all charges, before taxes and levies.
Medium General Service Interim Rate
Annual peak demand between 35 and 150 kW. MGS accounts are moving from
the MGS Interim Rate to the new MGS Conservation Rate wich better encourages
conservation.
§
Basic Charge
$0.1925 per day
§
Demand Charge
$0.00 per kW for first 35 kW
$4.69 per kW for next 115 kW
$9.00 per kW for remaining kW
§
Energy Charge
$0.0897 per kWh for last 14,800 kWh
$0.0490 per kWh for remaining kWh
§
Discounts
1.5% on entire bill if customer’s electricity is metered at primary
potential
$0.25 per kW if customer supplies transformation from a
primary to a secondary potential
If a customer is entitled to both discounts the 1/5% discount is
applied first
§
Monthly Minimum Charge
50% of the highest maximum demand charge billed in any
month within an on-peak period (1 November to 31 March
inclusive) during the preceding 11 months
§
Minimum Energy Charge
$0.0281 per kWh applies when the Energy Charge (Part 1 and 2)
divided by the total kWh is less than $0.0281 per kWh
§
Rate Rider
5% Rate Rider applied to all charges, before taxes and levies
Large General Service Conservation Rate
§
Basic Charge
Annual peak demands equal to or greater than 150 kW or total annual energy
usage of at least 550,000kWh.
$0.1925 per day
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§
Demand Charge
$0.00 per kW for first 35 kW
$4.69 per kW for next 115 kW
$9.00 per kW for remaining kW
§
Energy Charge
Part 1:
$0.0937 per kWh for first 14,800 kWh
$0.0451 per kWh for remaining kWh up to baseline
Part 2:
$0.0942 per kWh for usage up to 20% above baseline
$0.0942 per kWh for savings down to 20% below baseline
(credit)
Usage or savings beyond 20% of baseline are based on Part 1
prices
§
Discounts
1.5% on entire bill if customer's electricity is metered at primary
potential
$0.25 per kW if customer supplies transformation from a
primary to a secondary potential
If a customer is entitled to both discounts the 1.5% discount is
applied first
§
Monthly Minimum Charge
50% of the highest maximum demand charge billed in any
month within an on-peak period (1 November to 31 March
inclusive) during the preceding 11 months
§
Minimum Energy Charge
$0.0281 per kWh applies when the Energy Charge (Part 1 and 2)
divided by the total kWh is less than $0.0281 per kWh
§
Rate Rider
5% Rate Rider applied to all charges, before taxes and levies
Industrial: Transmission Service
Mines, chemical plants, large sawmills, pulp and paper mills, large
manufacturing
§
Demand Charge
$6.263 per kVA of billing demand
§
Energy Charge
$0.03261 per kWh applied to all kWh up to and including 90% of
the costumers baseline load (CBL) in each billing year.
$0.07360 per kWh applied to all kWh above 90% of the CBL in
each billing year.
§
Minimum Charge
$6.027 per KVa of billing demand per billing period
§
Rate Rider
5% Rate Rider applied to all charges, before taxes and levies.
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NATURAL GAS
Fortis BC
www.fortisbc.com
Rate Territory
Inland Region
Firm Contract Rates (2011)
Type of Customer
Small Industrial (RS 2)
Basic & Administration Charge (Monthly)
$24.48 (CDN)
Delivery & Commodity Demand Charge (per GJ)
$5.873 (CDN)
Data Source: FortisBC– “Rate Schedules” – www.fortisbc.com
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Name of Provider
Telus
Address
#5-3777 Kingsway Burnaby, BC V5H 3Z7
Website
www.telus.net
Contact#
Residential
250-310-2255
Business
250-310-3100
Service Characteristics of The Office:
§
Switch Technology
Digital
§
Fiber Service provided
Yes
§
100 Mbps LAN Service Available
Yes
§
Monitoring- Remotely or On-Site
Remotely
§
ISDN Available
Yes
§
ADSL Available
Yes
§
ADSL Available From Switch
Yes
§
Central Office on Self-Healing Fiber Ring
No
§
Dual Feed from Two Separate Switching Offices
No
§
Multiple Route Diversity
Yes
Data Source: Invest BC, Community Profile- - www.investbc.ca
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7.
BUSINESS SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Support Services
Number
Machine Shop (Tool & Die)
4
Welding
5
Office Equipment Service & Repair
6
Temporary Employment Services
1
International Support Services
Number
Import/Export Brokers
0
International courier Services
3
Freight Forwarders
2
Data Source: District of 100 Mile House- www.100milehouse.com
Small Business
The South Cariboo has over 1000 employers. They are
distributed across a range of economic sectors, including
construction, manufacturing, transportation,
communication, retail, financial services, personal services,
food & entertainment, and health care.
Source: District 100 Mile House
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8. GOVERNMENT
MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT
Form (Structure)
Mayor and Council
Number of Elected Officials
5
Mayor
Mitch Campsall
Chief Administrative Officer
Roy Scott
Left- Right: Councillor Dave Mingo, Councilor Ralph Fossum, Mayor Mitch Campsall, Councilor Spence Henderson, Councilor Bill Hadden
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REGIONAL DISTRICT
Cariboo Regional District
Form (Structure)
Chair & Board
Number of Elected Officials
16
Chair
Al Richmond
Chief Administrative Officer
Janis Bell
PROVINCIAL
Government of British Columbia
Form (Structure)
British Parliamentary
Number of Elected Officials
85
How Often Does Legislature Convene
2012- Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct. Nov
PREMIER
Name
Christy Clark
Affiliation
British Columbia Liberal Party
Year Elected
May 2009
Current Term Expiration
1 Year
Allowed to Run for Another Term
Yes
Next Election Date
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATION
Name of Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA)
Donna Barnett
Total Members of Legislative Assembly
1
Electoral District
Cariboo-Chilcotin
Party Affiliation
Liberal Party of British Columbia
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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATION
Name of Member of Parliament (MP)
Cathy McLeod
Electoral District
Kamloops--Thompson--Cariboo
Party Affiliation
Conservative Party of Canada
SENATORS
No. of Appointed Officials
In Canada there are ordinarily 105 Senators appointed by the
Governor General on the advice of the Prime Minister. Senators
are chosen to represent the various provinces and territories of
Canada and are appointed until the age of 75
Data Sources: BC Government - www.gov.bc.ca, BC Government - www.gov.bc.ca/premier,
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Parliament of Canada, Data Source, Data Source: District of 100 Mile House- www.100milehouse.com
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9.
HOUSING
HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS
Dwelling Type
Total
Single-detached houses
430
Semi-detached houses
0
Apartments, duplex
75
Other dwellings
20
Number of owned dwellings
425
Number of rented dwellings
130
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986
435
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006
120
Total Number of Private Dwellings
810
Data Source: StatCan, 100 Mile House 2006 Community Profile – http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92591/index.cfm?Lang=E%20%20%20
AVERAGE HOUSING VALUES
Municipality
Single Family Homes
Multi-Family Homes
Total Property Tax & Charges
100 Mile House
$167,755
$100,662
$2,212
Data Source: Invest BC 100 Mile House Area: Housing
http://investbc.gov.bc.ca/CommunityProfiles/Pages/CommunityInfo.aspx?page=housing&pCommunityID=496
Log Homes
100 Mile House is known as the “Handcrafted Log
Home Capital” of North America.
There are 13 log home construction businesses
currently operating in the South Cariboo and
many of these companies export internationally
Source: District 100 Mile House
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10. TAXATION
CORPORATE INCOME TAX
Small Business
Manufacturing
Non-Manufacturing
§ Rate
11%
16.5%
16.5%
§ Formula (Sales, Property & Payroll)
n/a
n/a
n/a
§ Accelerated Depreciated Permitted
Yes
Yes
Yes
§ Rate
2.5%
10.0%
10.0%
§ Formula (Sales, Property & Payroll)
Sales & Payroll
Sales & Payroll
Sales & Payroll
§ Accelerated Depreciated Permitted
No
No
No
13.5%
26.5%
26.5%
Federal
State/Provincial
Local
Earned Income
15 – 29%
5.06 – 14.7%
0%
Unearned Income (e.g. Dividends)
0 – 14.55%
0 – 3.92%
0%
Capital Gains
7.5 – 14.5 %
2.08 – 7.35%
0%
Federal
Provincial
Local
British Columbia has no local taxes
Total Federal and Provincial Corporate Income Tax
PERSONAL INCOME TAX
SALES / USE TAX
Rate
Notes
Harmonized Sales Tax
12%
HST on business inputs is fully recoverable
Local
0%
BC has no local sales tax
Total (Effective Combined Rate) Business
7%
Net of GST 0% for production machinery and
equipment for eligible manufacturers
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SALES TAX RATE BY UTILITY
Yes/No
Rate
Notes
Electric Power
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
Natural Gas
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
Fuel Oil
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
Water
No
0%
-
Sewer
No
0%
-
Hazardous Waste Disposal
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
Yes/No
Rate
Notes
Local
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
Long Distance
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
TELEPHONE SUBJECT TO SALES/USE TAX
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT SUBJECT TO SALES/USE TAX
Yes/No
Rate
Notes
Production
No
0%
-
Non-Production
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
Pollution Control
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
Office Equipment & Fixtures
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
Yes/No
Rate
Notes
Office Building Construction Materials
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
Industrial Building Construction Materials
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
Manufactures Raw Materials
No
0%
-
Standard Software
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
Custom Software
Yes
12%
HST is fully recoverable
SALES/USE TAX ON TANGIBLE PROPERTY
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SALES/USE TAX ON INTANGIBLE PROPERTY
Yes/No
Rate
Notes
Accounts Receivable
No
0%
-
Capital Stock
No
0%
-
Stock/Bond Transaction Fee
No
0%
-
PROPERTY TAX – 100 MILE HOUSE
Levy
Residential
Utility
Major Industry
Light
Industry
Business
Non-Profit
Farm
General City
4.20259
36.74829
49.74474
9.96014
8.99354
3.27802
3.27802
General Debt
0.37187
3.25171
4.40171
0.88133
0.79580
0.29006
0.29006
Regional District
1.52456
6.67543
7.50344
4.618
3.45941
1.38351
1.38351
Hospital
0.62604
2.19114
2.12854
2.12854
1.5338
0.62604
0.62604
Property Tax rates per $100 Assessed Personal Property (M&E, Inventory, Other) Municipal
Note: BC does not have Personal Property Taxes
Data Source: District of 100 Mile House- www.100milehouse.com
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11. INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES
INVESTMENT AND BUSINESS SUPPORT OFFICES
South Cariboo Chamber of Commerce
Address
PO Box 2312, #2-385 Birch Avenue
City
100 Mile House, BC
Postal Code
V0K 2E0
Phone Number
250-395-6124
E-mail
[email protected]
Community Futures Development Corporation
E-Mail
[email protected]
Address
266 Oliver Street
Williams Lake, BC V2G 1M1
Phone Number
250-392-3626
BC Rural Secretariat – Ministry of Community Development
Contact Name
Rick Braam, Regional Project Manager
Address
Bag 5000,Smithers, BC V0J 2N0
Phone Number
250-847-7797
E-Mail
[email protected]
Northern Development Initiative Trust
Contact Name
Dean McKinley, Director, Economic Development
Address
301 – 1268 Fifth Avenue, Prince George BC V2L 3L2
Phone Number
250-561-2525
E-Mail
[email protected]
Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation – International Investment and Company Attraction
Contact Name
Michael Track, A/Executive Director – Investor Services
Address
999 Canada Place, Suite 730, Vancouver BC V6C 3E1
Phone Number
604-775-2202
E-Mail
[email protected]
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AIR TRANSPORTATION SERVICE
Closest International Airport
Kelowna
Distance to Airport
384 Km
No. Of Weekly Non-Stop Flights To
§
Greater Vancouver
84
§
Calgary
70
§
Edmonton
35
§
Seattle
28
§
Greater Victoria
7
Largest International Airport
Vancouver
Distance to Airport
466 Km
No. Of Weekly Non-Stop Flights To
§
Asia
Average 99/Week
§
Europe
Average 42/Week
§
Mexico
Average 9/Week
§
United States
Average 722/Week
Data Source: NAV Canada - https://www.navcanada.ca
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12. QUALITY OF LIFE
CLIMATE
Location:
Latitude:
Longitude:
100 Mile House, BC, Canada
51°64’19’’ N
121°29’72’’ W
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN DEGREES CELSIUS BY MONTH-2008
30
25
20
15
10
5
0
-5
-10
-15
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
High
Jun
Jul
Average
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Low
Data Source: Environment Canada-“National Climate Data And information Archive”http://www.climate.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/climateData/canada_e.html
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CULTURE
TOP ANNUAL EVENTS
Top Events
Date(s)
Cariboo Marathon
February
Little Britches Rodeo/Parade
May
South Cariboo Farmers Market
May-September
Car & Bike Show n’ Shine
July
Rotarty Fall Fair
September
Garlic Festival
August
Pow Wow
August
CULTURE AND RECREATION
Amenity
Number
Number of Enclosed Shopping Malls
1
Religion
§ Catholic Churches
1
§ Protestant Churches
1
§ Synagogues
0
§ Other Religious Institutions
8
CULTURAL PLACES AND AMENITIES
Amenity
Number
Dance Companies
1
Museums
1
Opera Companies
0
Symphony Companies
0
Theatre Companies
1
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RECREATIONAL AMENITIES
Amenity
Activity
Creekside Seniors Activity Centre
Indoor Senior Activities
South Cariboo Recreation Centre
Ice Sports & other events
Curling Rink
Curling
Nordic Facility
Cross Country Skiing
Mount Timothy
Skiing & Snowboarding
Soccer/Ball Fields
Soccer & Ball
Rodeo Grounds
Rodeo
Mountain Bike Skills Park
Mountain Biking
Golf Course
Golf
Hiking/Walking/Biking/Snowmobiling Trails
Hiking Trails
Martin Exeter Hall
Theater
Community Halls
Various Activities
Rolf Zeis Memorial Arena
Ice Hockey
Parkside Centre
Arts, Crafts & Dance
Tourism
Tourism is a well established and fast growing four
season economic activity in the South Cariboo. As
well, the natural environment may be one of the
areas greatest attractions, with access to year round
outdoor and recreational activities and services. The
South Cariboo hosts well established resorts, B&B’s
and outdoor adventure businesses and guest
ranches
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HEALTH
HOSPITALS
Facility Type
Number
Hospitals
1
Teaching Hospitals
0
Beds
20
PHYSICIANS AND DENTISTS
Health Providers
Number
Physicians
11
Dentists
5
Ratio Physicians per 1000
.55/1000
Ratio Dentists per 1000
.25/1000
Data Source: District of 100 Mile House- www.100milehouse.com
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Joanne Doddridge
Planner
E-mail: [email protected]
Roy Scott
Chief Administrative Officer
E-mail: [email protected]
District of 100 Mile House
P.O Box 340, 385 Birch Avenue
100 Mile House BC, V0K 2E0
Tel: 250-395-2434
www.100milehouse.com
Northern Development Initiative Trust
Contact for information on financial
incentives for manufacturing companies
www.northerndevelopment.bc.ca
Invest BC
Contact for investor site selection
and expansion services.
www.investbc.com
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