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Presentation by Dr. Terri MacDonald on research supporting regional collaboration and the case of the Columbia Basin RDI. Agenda includes the regional context, establishing the rural development institute, research in partnership, and lessons learned from year 1.Read more

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2017-02-20

This article examines a new model for regional transformation, Strategic Doing, and offers North Central Indiana as a case study.Read more

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2017-02-20

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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2017-02-20

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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2017-02-20

This report outlines the accomplishments made to date, discusses regional environmental conditions affecting mosquito populations and monitoring efforts, reviews the success in fulfilling the proposed deliverables, presents all final data, and identifies potential issues for the 2013 mosquito...Read more

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2017-02-20

This second report (in a three-part series) released by the HR Council for the Voluntary & Non-profit Sector (HR Council) contains the key findings from Canada-wide Surveys of Employers and Employees. The Survey of Employers provides empirical evidence about the characteristics of...Read more

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2017-02-20

This report describes findings from Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) surveys conducted with businesses in the tourism sector within the Basin Boundary region between 2012 and 2016. BRE is an action-oriented and community-based approach to business and economic development. It promotes job...Read more

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2017-02-20

The average increase of 4% in second home ownership over the past 5 years in the Columbia Basin Boundary region is substantially higher than the provincial average of 1%. The Columbia Valley has shown a significant increase (15%) in second home ownership. This level of increase has persisted...Read more

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2017-02-20

An analysis of population change over the last five years reveals some continued and emerging patterns of growth alongside continued pockets of rural decline in the Basin Boundary Region. Strong population growth in Nelson, Castlegar, Cranbrook, Creston, Kimberley, Trail, Rossland and the Elk...Read more

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2017-02-20

Data from Census 2011 reveals the population of the Columbia Basin Boundary region  has returned to 2001 levels, rebounding from a decline in population of 3,704 as reported in the 2006 census. The communities that experienced the highest levels of  growth over the last 10 years were Nelson,...Read more

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2017-02-20

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