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Issue #7 December 2014

RDI Launches 3 New Regional Applied Research Projects

Workforce development, non-profit social sector collaboration and our regional food system will be explored by the RDI’s interdisciplinary research team this year.  Learn more.

Regional Commercial and Industrial Lands are Explored

Data suggest there is an adequate supply of employment lands in the region to accommodate new investment and growth with the exception of a few corridors where industrial and commercial lands may be limited. Learn more.

2014 State of the Basin Snapshot Report Released

This year, the RDI has made it easier than ever for readers to dig deeper into facts that pique their interest. The report is electronically linked to Trends Analysis reports and the Digital Basin online data portal.   Learn more.

Student Research Projects Explore Workforce Development and the Needs of Isolated Seniors

A student researcher in the East Kootenay and a student researcher in the West Kootenay-Boundary worked with a community organization to help inform next steps planning and action. 


Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) invites residents to scheduled drop-in community workshops to ‘Have Your Say”. CBT is asking residents to provide feedback on where it should focus its efforts to best support residents and communities in the Columbia Basin now, and into the future.  Community workshops continue into January 2015, in Cranbrook, Fernie, Invermere and Kimberley.  Learn more.

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