Boost announced for resort communities in BC

Several resort communities in British Columbia are to benefit from new support from the provincial government.

The Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) has been increased to fund more trail development, cultural events, and infrastructure development; which should make the 14 resorts that receive funding more attractive to second-home owners and vacation home investors.

“B.C.’s tourism industry creates opportunities for people to see shows and pursue recreation right in their own backyards, as well as providing good-paying jobs and economic development,” said Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. “We listened to industry feedback and have made changes that will better support communities in developing larger and more impactful tourism plans.”

The RMI’s three objectives are RMI's three objectives are: to enhance tourism infrastructure and amenities; to deliver remarkable visitor experiences; and to implement projects and initiatives that improve tourism sustainability.

The 14 resort municipalities that receive RMI funding are: Fernie, Golden, Harrison Hot Springs, Invermere, Kimberley, Osoyoos, Radium Hot Springs, Revelstoke, Rossland, Sun Peaks, Tofino, Ucluelet, Valemount and Whistler.

Are you looking to invest in property? If you like, we can get one of our mortgage experts to tell you exactly how much you can afford to borrow, which is the best mortgage for you or how much they could save you right now if you have an existing mortgage. Click here to get help choosing the best mortgage rate

Market update:

Get help choosing the best mortgage rate

Just fill in a few details, and we'll arrange for a Mortgage adviser to help you find the best mortgage for your needs

  • How soon do you want a mortgage?
  • Name
  • Where do you live?
  • Phone number
  • E-mail address

Industry news

Submit a press release


Do you invest in commercial properties?