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The purpose of the Employment Lands research project was to better understand the landscape of wealth generating lands in the Columbia Basin-­Boundary region of BC.  An integrated economic development-­geospatial lands analysis was undertaken to better understand opportunities and constraints...Read more

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2017-07-11

This Regional Shipping and Logistics Analysis has been undertaken for the Columbia Basin Trust (the “Trust”) by Davies Transportation Consulting Inc. in collaboration with Wave Point Consulting Ltd. and S5 Services. The scope of the project includes analysis of the shipping and logistics...Read more

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2018-05-24

Building a 21st Century Work “Place” in Rural British Columbia

 

Outline

1. Introduction and context

2. Why a workforce strategy?

3. How did we get here?

4. Theory of change

5. Strategic foundations (what we control)

6. Structural...Read more

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2018-05-24

Powerpoint presenting MIDAS Lab, training and commercialization services as a solution to the problem of industry capacity to learn & adopt new prototyping technology and process.Read more

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2018-05-24

Powerpoint presenting what information like the Labour Force data and BRE (Business Retention & Expansion) tell us, as well as the key considerations to keep moving forward to build a 21st Century Workforce Learning Summit.Read more

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2018-05-24

Powerpoint by Dr. Lukas Bichler, P. Eng., presenting the School of Engineering of University of British ColumbiaRead more

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2018-05-24

Powerpoint presentation by Scott Weatherford (ATCO Wood Products) about the 21st Century Forest Industry Workforce (June 2017)Read more

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2018-05-24

Over the last 20 years there are 4 key lessons that have emerged from research on innovation:

  • The first lesson is that innovation is a social process (Wolfe 2009) or simply put “firms do not innovate in isolation” (Nauwelaers 2011: 468). It’s messy!
  • Second is the emphasis
  • ...Read more

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2018-05-24

Welcoming communities are fundamental to workforce development. This powerpoint presentation of Ideas and Inspiration by Ryan Gibson, PhD, from the University of Guelph.Read more

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2018-05-24

Powerpoint presentation about Economic and Workforce Development as well as Growing Competitive Clusters by Dr. Terri MacDonald, Regional Innovation Chair in Rural Economic Development of Selkirk College.Read more

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2018-05-24

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