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Hybrid knowledges in rural transition. Georgian wine in the post-socialist landscape.

Includes:

  • Introduction of the region
  • Conceptual framework
  • Rural development & agriculture in transition
  • Agricultural knowledge systems in Soviet and post-Soviet
  • ...Read more

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2017-11-22

Green Infrastructure is a form of land use planning based on a foundation integrating natural elements (both real/artificial) into linked environmental networks; these networks in turn provide multi-functional benefits to both human and natural environment communities.

This presentation...Read more

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2017-11-22

This Research Brief, prepared to support the demographics plenary session at the 2017 Columbia Basin Symposium, provides up-to-date analysis of key demographic indicators for Columbia Basin and Boundary communities. Read more

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2017-10-31

The overarching goal of the Regional Workforce Development in Rural BC project1 , funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada’s (SSHRC) Community and College Social Innovation Fund, is to collectively assess comparative workforce development strategies in ways that...Read more

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2017-10-18

The Canadian mining industry is a pillar of the Canadian economy, employing nearly 373,000 workers in exploration and development, mining and quarrying, support services, and mineral processing. British Columbia (BC) is internationally recognized as a centre of expertise in mining, metallurgy,...Read more

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2017-10-12

The Understanding Home-Based Businesses project explored local home-based businesses experiences in the Slocan Valley.

This report presents the findings from the Understanding Home-Based Businesses in the Slocan Valley survey. The survey was divided into five sections: Characteristics,...Read more

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2017-09-13

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2017-09-05

Executive Summary

Canada’s minerals sector is a mainstay of the national economy; in 2015, the sector directly employed nearly 373,000 Canadians and accounted for 19.1% of exports, and 3.3% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP).

British Columbia (BC) is...Read more

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2018-02-16

Canadian forests are the foundation of our natural heritage, our national identity, and economy. With the third-largest forested area in the worldi, Canada represents 9% of world’s forests and 24% of the world’s boreal forests, with approximately 348 million hectares of sustainable forests....Read more

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2018-02-16

Manufacturing remains an important part of Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP), and makes up to 11% of the national gross domestic product (GDP). In 2013, British Columbia (BC) accounted for approximately 8.5% of the total Canadian manufacturing GDP. Within the province of BC, in 2013, the...Read more

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2018-02-16

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