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We are catalysts for regional economic strength.

South Island Prosperity Partnership (SIPP) is Greater Victoria’s economic alliance for a more prosperous future.

Creating a RISE Economy

At SIPP, we look at the regional economy through the RISE lens: Resilience, Innovation, Sustainability and Equity

Recognition for our work

In 2023, SIPP received two prestigious Excellence in Economic Development awards from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). To date, we have received eight gold and silver awards from the IEDC for our impact.

How SIPP began

SIPP began in the wake of the Great Recession (2008-2009) when Greater Victoria’s economy became one of the slowest regions in Canada to rebound. Reasons included a lack of economic diversity and the absence of a regional, collaborative model for economic development.

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