Community Guide Community Profile

The City of Salmon Arm believes a strong community is worth working for, and we pride ourselves in the fact that Salmon Arm provides residents, investors and visitors alike with a growing and unique business and community environment.  With a positive and progressive attitude toward our thriving business community, Salmon Arm welcomes new business and clean industry.  With a population of over 17,000, Salmon Arm is the largest community within the Shuswap Lake system, and is the commercial hub of a fast-growing trading area in excess of 50,000. 

Salmon Arm’s economy is a diverse mixture of forestry, agriculture, tourism, commerce and manufacturing.  The Okanagan College is a strong contributor and catalyst to our steady growth and prosperity.

Salmon Arm is situated at the most southern point of the Shuswap Lake, in the heart of beautiful British Columbia.  Located on the Trans Canada Highway approximately halfway between Calgary and Vancouver, Salmon Arm offers unparalleled transportation routes for shipping or travel.

Our mild four-season climate, outstanding natural beauty, clean waterways, abundant green space and pristine provincial parks have established the Shuswap as a world famous recreation area.  Salmon Arm also sustains a flourishing cultural community, providing a dazzling array of opportunities for enjoyment and participation by residents and visitors alike.

Salmon Arm offers amenities that are normally associated with much larger population centres; the twin-sheet ice arena, community centre, extensive outdoor sports facilities, theatres, activity centres and outstanding educational and health facilities that all contribute to the exceptional quality of life enjoyed here.  Newcomers and expanding businesses are impressed with Salmon Arm’s growing sophistication, competitiveness and comprehensive infrastructure.

Whether you are considering relocation, travel, business start-up or expansion ~ the City of Salmon Arm has it all!

For more information on Salmon Arm, we suggest you visit the following websites:

Salmon Arm Chamber of Commerce
#101, 20 Hudson Ave N.E.
Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4P4
Phone: (250) 832-6247
E-Mail: admin@sachamber.bc.ca