Community Futures Boundary to Launch Mobile App to Support Community and Economic Development of British Columbia’s Boundary Region
Grand Forks, BC – May 7, 2018 – Today, at the start of Economic Development Week, Community Futures Boundary (CFB) announced plans for a mobile app that will improve the visitor experience while promoting local commerce across the Boundary Region of British Columbia. Available later this year, the mobile app is provided by the British Columbia Economic Development Association (BCEDA) and 468 Communications, which have developed similar apps for communities across the province to support shop local initiatives and tourism.
“With a rich and diverse heritage, natural beauty and community, the Boundary Region needs a way to showcase what’s here while ensuring our local economy reaps the benefit of that promotion,” said Wendy McCulloch, General Manager, Community Futures Boundary. “The 468 Insider platform will help us create our own app that conveys the character of our region while rewarding people for exploring and supporting local businesses.”