Tourists Flock to BC in Record Numbers

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Angela Sterritt
CBC News

As more people look for authenticity, Indigenous-owned businesses in BC experience record-breaking numbers of tourists. Currently, there are 401 Indigenous tourism businesses in B.C. which create 7,400 full-time jobs. Many of these businesses are in retail, outdoor adventure, and accommodation, with Indigenous people directly controlling the companies. These business owners work to ensure that culture is preserved.