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Issue # 5 <2014>

Employment Lands Forums Explore Land Supply and Demand

The Basin-Boundary Employment Lands  Project explored an issue faced by many communities: access to land to accommodate existing business expansion and future investment and economic growth. Learn more.

Digital Basin Release and Workshops Announced

The Digital Basin, an online repository of data on the region, is ready for release and a series of workshops in early May will train residents how to use this exciting new tool.  Learn more.

Teck Serv Research Internship Explores the Concerns of Isolated Seniors

This year’s recipient of the grant is Nelson CARES Society and the research project is focused on informing the Age Friendly Community Initiative.  Learn more.

Student Research Intern Focuses on ʔaq’am Workforce Development

This year’s recipient is the ʔaq’am Community (St. Mary’s Indian Band) and the research will focus on better understanding the existing interests and skill sets of community members, available job opportunities, and related training resources.  Learn more.

RDI Releases Annual Report & 3-Year Strategic Plan

The RDI is proud to release our Annual Report and our new Strategic Plan. The annual report demonstrates our achievements  and highlights where we are headed in the years to come. The 2014-2017 Strategic Plan highlights the following strategic directions that will guide our efforts over the next 3 years:      

  • Build Regional Knowledge
  • Undertake Regional Applied Research
  • Mobilize Research through Outreach & Extension
  • Support Applied Research Collaboration Amongst Post-Secondary Institutions and the Columbia Basin Trust

Learn more.


Visit our new events calender on the RDI homepage.      Digital Basin Workshops running May 6-14.  Learn more. Employment Lands Forums running May 6-14.  Learn more.

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