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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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2017-02-20

This examination was motivated by observing wild swings in the LFS estimates of the rate of postsecondary education in the adult working-age population (25 – 54). Reported values, while seeming to mimic the provincial and national movement when smoothed over time, varied significantly from year...Read more

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2017-02-20

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

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