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This report describes the findings from the Training and Skills Development survey of 40 businesses from across the West Kootenay region of BC, involved in the metallurgical and advanced manufacturing sectors specifically. These surveys were conducted in the fall and winter of 2016/2017.

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2018-05-24

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2018-05-23

The State of the Basin Initiative monitors and reports on indicators of well-being in the Columbia Basin-Boundary region. This Snapshot report provides an overview of current State of the Basin research, while the Full Report provides analysis on all economic, social, environmental and cultural...Read more

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2018-05-24

Families requiring childcare outside of a standard Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 6:00pm schedule often have an extremely difficult time accessing regulated childcare. Most families requiring childcare outside of standard hours in Canada, rely on a patchwork of unregulated care such as family,...Read more

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2018-05-22

The Government of British Columbia developed a Performance Measurement Toolkit for Local Economic Development. The toolkit includes a 5 step process including an inventory, visualizing your path, choosing indicators, planning implementation, and how to communicate results. To explore the utility...Read more

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2018-05-24

In 2016 the tourismsector accounted for 2.05% of Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP) ($38.7 million), and generated $25.5 billion in government revenue. Tourism activities drive key service industries, including accommodations, food and beverage, passenger transportation, recreation,...Read more

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2018-05-24

The Smart Kootenays second Thoughtexchange engagement session was hosted in April 2018 to solicit input from the public of the West Kootenays regarding development of our region's Smart Kootenays application to Infrastructure Canada's Smart Cities Challenge.

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2018-05-02

Based on input provided at Climate Action Program (CAP) community meetings over the last year, there is evident interest in expanding and enhancing ridesharing in the Columbia Basin. In response to this interest, this paper provides a current snapshot of ridesharing trends, technologies and...Read more

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2018-05-01

This document contains 31 Letters of Support from local businesses, organizations, and political leadership supporting the Smart Kootenays initiative.Read more

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2018-04-30

The Smart Kootenay's first Thoughtexchange engagement session was hosted in March 2018 to solicit input from the public of the West Kootenays regarding development of our region's Smart Kootenays application to Infrastructure Canada's Smart Cities Challenge.

The survey question posed:...Read more

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2018-05-02

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