“Exciting News: PacifiCan Opens New Headquarters in Surrey – Better Serving B.C. Communities”
PacifiCan, the federal economic development agency dedicated to British Columbians, has reached a milestone with the announcement of the agency’s new headquarters in Surrey, B.C. This move reflects a commitment to a more local, on-the-ground presence, aiming to better serve the growing economic hub of Surrey and the surrounding communities.
Making the announcement at the nearby SFU Surrey campus, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), highlighted the importance of the agency’s role in facilitating the growth of B.C. businesses, job creation, and fostering an inclusive economy for the province.
Expanding Footprint to Better Serve the Province
With Surrey being a hub for innovative businesses, research centers, and universities, PacifiCan’s new headquarters will have a significant impact on the Lower Mainland and the growing economies south of the Fraser Valley. The expansion aims to better serve the diverse needs of the entire province, with regional staff already based in various key locations across B.C.
A Strong and Collaborative Approach
PacifiCan’s investment in programs like Circle Innovation’s Healthtech SME Program shows a strong commitment to fostering real and lasting change. By connecting communities, entrepreneurs, and innovators to economic opportunities, PacifiCan is contributing to the forward momentum of B.C.’s economy and the nation as a whole.
Thought-Provoking Quotes to Consider
“In only a few short years, PacifiCan has become an important convener, pathfinder, investor and advisor in British Columbia. Our new PacifiCan headquarters will respond to local priorities, invest in innovative ideas, and support community goals to better serve the needs of our province. By connecting communities, entrepreneurs, and innovators to economic opportunities, PacifiCan is propelling B.C. forward.”
– The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan)
“Surrey is one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. PacifiCan’s investment in programs such as Circle Innovation means real change and will ensure lasting impacts for Health-tech companies based in British Columbia. The Government of Canada is committed to enhancing these sectors so that our healthcare workers and patients will continue to flourish for years to come.”
– Randeep Sarai, Member of Parliament, Surrey Centre
An Exciting Future for Surrey and Beyond
Through its expanding footprint and strong, collaborative approach, PacifiCan is actively engaging in boosting innovation, job creation, and economic growth across British Columbia. The opening of its new Surrey headquarters marks an important step in enhancing the agency’s local presence. With a commitment to serving the needs of communities and businesses, PacifiCan’s impact is set to be a positive force, propelling B.C. into a prosperous future.