Water Sustainability Action Plan supports British Columbia’s Green Communities Initiative


Change the rules to serve the goals

Green Communities Project

The Green Communities Initiative encompasses a number of plans and strategies that complement and/or support Living Water Smart, BC’s Water Plan. These two initiatives provide direction as to where the Province of British Columbia wants to go. The Water Sustainability Action Plan for British Columbia is a partnership delivery vehicle for the Green Communities Initiative.

The New Business As Usual

2008 learning lunch pilot - dale wall (160p)“We are using the slogan The New Business As Usual to convey the message that, for change to really occur, practices that until now have been viewed as the exception must become the norm moving forward. We have to build regulatory models and develop models of practice and expertise to support The New Business As Usual”, stated Dale Wall, Deputy Minister (Community & Rural Development) at the Gaining Ground Summit in May 2008.

To Learn More:

To learn more about how the Province is fostering a green vision, recognizing that the choices will be made by local governments, click on The Province of British Columbia’s Expectations and Programs for Green Communities.