RDI Connect Issue # 11 May 2016

RDI Presents at Local Government Conference

Preliminary findings from the 2016 Local Economic Development in BC survey were shared with over 100 local government representatives at this year’s AKBLG conference. Learn more.

RDI is Looking for Pilot Communities

The RDI will be working with communities to measure climate change adaptation, poverty reduction, and economic development performance. We’ll also be working with communities to better understand how to use assets as an attraction tool.  Learn more.

Student Research & the State of the Family Report Released

The State of the Family report draws on data generated from last year’s TeckServ Summer Student Research Internship and from indicators research compiled by the RDI research team.  Read more.

RDI Concludes Food Systems Research

A series of Knowledge and Research Briefs are now available highlighting findings from RDI’s research project that identified opportunities to enhance regional food production.  Learn more.

Transitioning Youth into the Workforce

RDI’s research highlights that there is no single approach or single solution to improving youth transition to the workforce. There is need for a range of youth specific resources, supports, and programs that are consciously and collaboratively established.  There is also a need to raise awareness of existing supports.  Learn more.

Mining and Metallurgical Sector Explored

A total of 40 metals and metallurgical related business were interviewed to identify needs, concerns, and opportunities within the emerging metals cluster in the Lower Columbia region. Learn more.

Nelson Businesses Share Expansion Dreams

One hundred businesses were interviewed during the Nelson and Area Economic Development Partnership’s Business Retention and Expansion Project.  Over half plan to expand!  Learn more.
MAY 16. Webinar: Navitaging Performance Measurement in Local Economic Development

MAY 25. Learning Event (Revelstoke): Social Sector Solutions

MAY 26. Learning Event (Valemount): Social Sector Solutions

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