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Grey wave gains momentum: New data sheds light on Basin-Boundary demographics

Grey wave gains momentum: New data sheds light on Basin-Boundary demographics

There are now more seniors than youth in the Columbia Basin-Boundary region, and our population is aging faster than the overall populations for Canada and British Columbia.

Statistics Canada recently released data from the 2016 Census on age and sex of the population. While Basin-Boundary populations are showing certain demographic trends that are common across much of the country, the data shows that there are other issues that are unique to rural places, including the many diverse communities in our region.

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:11
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2016 State of the Basin Report Released

2016 State of the Basin Report Released

The full 2016 State of the Basin report is now available. The State of the Basin initiative monitors indicators of economic, social, cultural, and environmental well-being in the Columbia Basin-Boundary region. This report provides detailed analysis and research to accompany the 2016 State of the Basin Snapshot Report, which was released earlier this year.

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Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:37
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2016 State of the Basin Report Released

2016 State of the Basin Report Released

The full 2016 State of the Basin report is now available. The State of the Basin initiative monitors indicators of economic, social, cultural, and environmental well-being in the Columbia Basin-Boundary region. This report provides detailed analysis and research to accompany the 2016 State of the Basin Snapshot Report, which was released earlier this year.

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Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:37
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Trends Analysis: Community & Society (2016)

Society and human communities are complex, with a variety of variables at work. While society can be thought of as a broader term describing the direct and indirect social connections between people, community is made up of individuals who are closely connected, often by geography. Community can be defined broadly as “a group of people who live, learn, work, and play in an environment at a given time”.

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Mon, 06/19/2017 - 14:55
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