Industry in Osoyoos
Osoyoos’ ability to retain and attract new industry is unparalleled when combined with the labour pool, strategic location, infrastructure, and low overhead costs.
Located at the junction of two major transportation routes, and on the US/Canada border, Osoyoos has an edge over many larger communities.
Over the next few years, economic development in Osoyoos will be solely focused on diversifying the current economic offering to establish multifaceted, year-round economy for tourists, entrepreneurs, investors and residents alike.
The main sectors being explored are:
Thompson-Okanagan Labour Statistics
The Thompson-Okanagan economic region is located in the interior of the province. It stretches from Princeton in the west to Golden and the Alberta border in the east, to Osoyoos and the Washington state border in the south. Kelowna and Kamloops are the largest cities in the region. Here are some Labour Statistics from Work BC on the Thompson-Okanagan Region.