Convening for Action on Vancouver Island – Year 4 (2010)

"Local governments are demonstrating what can be accomplished through partnerships and collaboration. Moving from awareness to action is ultimately keyed to a 'regional team approach' that is founded on shared responsibility," stated John Finnie.

Developers Dialogue: Understanding the drivers that are pushing local governments to refine the front-end of the development application process


“Understanding the drivers that are pushing local governments to refine the development application process, and the relationship with the development community, will help in informing the front-end process. Tthe provincial government has enacted legislation that requires all local governments to create policies and strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions., and address it in their regulation of development," stated Nancy Hofer.