Economy

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.

RDI Products
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.

RDI Products
Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:37
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Signature Programs - Regional Innovation Chair in Rural Economic Development

The work of the RIC is based on regional priorities and partnerships with local and regional organizations and businesses. By supporting evidence-based planning and decision-making, the RIC aims to improve the economic climate of regional rural communities.

The RIC was formally established in 2006 to conduct a program of research in rural economic development. The position is supported through an endowment established under the BC Leading Edge Endowment Fund, which included matching funding from non-government sources.

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 12:00
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Trends Analysis: Economy (2016)

The economy of British Columbia is important to Canada, as the province with the fourth highest Gross Domestic Product (Expenditure Based)i.1 Although the Columbia Basin-Boundary has a small population relative to the province, this region contributes greatly to the provincial economy in many ways. Economic indicators can help us better understand the economies of our region and individual communities, providing insight as to what is going well and what is in need of assistance. Such indicators can also help us gauge progress over time, as well as our performance relative to other places.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 14:05
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The Role of Local Elected Officials in Economic Development

Economic development is the process of building strong, adaptive economies. Strategies driven by local assets and realities, a diverse industry base and a commitment to equality of opportunity and sustainable practices have emerged as those that will ensure a strong foundation for long-term stability and growth. Even within the parameters of these principles, what constitutes success in economic development and the specific strategies to accomplish it will look different from place to place.

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 09:41
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Revelstoke and Area Community Development Action Plan

This Action Plan includes a large number of priority actions that are critical if the community is to achieve its vision and goals during the upcoming period of substantial change. By expanding the municipal role to support collective action across all sectors, the City can continue to support community organizations and citizens to create and enjoy the high quality of life that we cherish in Revelstoke.

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Community
Sun, 06/18/2017 - 09:36
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