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Many rural communities have discovered a new way of mobilizing people and resources to create more vibrant and sustainable communities. Instead of allowing a community’s problems to define what development and services it needs, this new approach begins with what is already strong and successful...Read more

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2017-07-18

The RDI leads various applied regional research projects each year that are aligned with the RDI Strategic Plan, informed by consultations processes, discussions with the RDI and CBT staff, the RDI Governance Committee and the RDI Advisory Committee, and evaluated based on a set of criteria and...Read more

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2017-07-14

The State of the Basin is an indicator and monitoring program originally developed by Columbia Basin Trust (CBT). Now a project of the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI), the State of the Basin initiative involves collecting, analyzing and reporting on indicators in order to build...Read more

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2017-07-14

The State of the Basin is an indicator and monitoring program originally developed by Columbia Basin Trust (CBT). Now a project of the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI), the State of the Basin initiative involves collecting, analyzing and reporting on indicators in order to build...Read more

Last modified: 

2017-07-14

The State of the Basin is an indicator and monitoring program originally developed by Columbia Basin Trust (CBT). Now a project of the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI), the State of the Basin initiative involves collecting, analyzing and reporting on indicators in order to build...Read more

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2017-07-14

The Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) is preparing to revamp the State of the Basin report and reporting process. This document is being circulated, in its draft form, to potential users of the information products. The RDI wishes to hear from concerned parties regarding the...Read more

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2017-07-14

The State of the Basin is an indicator and monitoring program originally developed by Columbia Basin Trust (CBT). Now a project of the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI), the State of the Basin initiative involves collecting, analyzing and reporting on indicators in order to build...Read more

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2017-07-13

This report describes findings from a Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) survey conducted at 60 businesses in the City of Kimberley. BRE is an action-oriented and community-based approach to business and economic development. It promotes job growth by helping communities to learn about...Read more

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2017-07-11

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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2017-07-10

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