B.C. kicks in $50K to woo Amazon to Metro Vancouver.

Published on : September 30, 2017 12:00 pm




Amazon, Seattle-based tech giant is searching for a 2nd headquarters employing up to 50,000 people.

The B.C. government is contributing $50,000 to support Metro Vancouver’s effort to woo Amazon into selecting the city as the site for its second headquarters.

Premier John Horgan said, “”I want to ensure that Amazon H2Q comes to British Columbia.B.C. will consider supporting proposals from other cities in the province as well.”

The cash influx will help Metro Vancouver partners, including the cities of Surrey and Vancouver, prepare a submission to house the Amazon campus.