Thompson Okanagan Tourism Micro Loan
Community Futures Thompson Country, the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA), and eight other Community Futures offices in the region have formed a taskforce to support tourism businesses. The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Micro Loan is now available through TOTA’s Tourism Resiliency Program.
Thriving Communities Building the Future Now
The Thriving Communities survey asked strategic questions of local citizens, finding out what’s on the minds of local workers and business leaders. All information collected built a new and fresh labour market study which pinpoints potential gaps and uncovers innovative opportunities for the Merritt community.
Junior Dragon’s Den
Junior Dragons Den is a student business competition and call to action for entrepreneurs from Grades’ 5 to College/ Trades school level to create their own summer job/ business, or to expand an existing one. Students are required to submit a business concept paper for their business idea, or their business improvement idea (in the case of an existing business). The concept paper speaks to the: who, what, where, when, how, why and start-up costs associated with the business concept, finishing off with why the applicant should be chosen to compete in Junior Dragons Den.
Wildfire Business Transition Program
The Wildfire Business Transition Program provides hands on support to businesses and not-for-profits affected by the 2017 wildfires in the Cariboo-Chilcotin and Thompson-Nicola regions.
Labour Market Study November 2015
This report provides the key findings for the Regional Labour Market Study completed to provide detailed information on the current and projected labour market.View the Full Report