2007 thru 2010 articles

Regional District of Nanaimo reaffirms its support for “Convening for Action on Vancouver Island”

“Our actions show that the Board members believe in sustainability. Through the Urban Containment Boundary, we have avoided urban sprawl and we are doing our best to do what is right; and that is why the RDN Board is both supporting and partnering with CAVI. As a Board, we believe it is our job to protect the quality of life values that attract people to Vancouver Island,” stated Chair Joe Stanhope.

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Convening for Action on Vancouver island: Team-building north of the Malahat

“The 2008 Learning Lunch Series was the first step in building a regional team approach….so that there would be a common understanding and consistent expectations for rainwater management and green infrastructure in the Cowichan Valley. This was followed by the Cowichan Valley Water Balance Model Forum,” stated Kate Miller.

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Stories about the 2008 Cowichan Valley Water Balance Model Forum

“In October 2008, the Cowichan Valley Regional District hosted a Water Balance Model Forum that was conducted as a hybrid-training workshop to inform, educate and enable those who wish to apply the Water Balance Model to support a Design with Nature approach to land development,” stated Jay Bradley. Five stories about the Forum process and outcomes are posted on several of the communities-of-interest that comprise the website.

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