North Coast – Bordering the Pacific Ocean, the northern coastal region is an area of forests, mountains and rugged coastlines. It offers easy access to outdoor pursuits, a relaxed lifestyle and growing economy. In addition to commercial fishing, logging and mining, the economy has expanded at the Port of Prince Rupert, the aluminium smelter in Kitimat and preparations for liquefied natural gas projects.
Nechako – With a vast area and low population, Nechako’s remote wilderness is popular with outdoor enthusiasts and those who enjoy rural living. Natural resources, particularly mining and forestry, are important in the area’s economy, with oil and gas growing in importance. Many companies are actively exploring for minerals in the area.