Feb 11th, 2016
This report describes the findings from Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) surveys of 40 businesses from across the Columbia Basin, but chosen predominantly from the West Kootenay/Boundary region, involved in the mining and metallurgical sector specifically. These surveys were conducted between 2012 and 2015.
If you are looking for data on the relevance of the metals industry in our region, this is the report. The report also provides excellent background for the relevance of MIDAS as a project to meet a number of the needs and opportunities highlighted by this reports official findings. Note: pages 52-54 summarize the study recommendations.