2016 thru 2020

Inter-regional collaboration on Vancouver Island: Local government champions share the proverbial wheel, rather than reinventing it

We all learn from stories and the most compelling ones are based on the experiences of those who are leading in their communities. “We have seven basin-scale ‘water region’ areas for planning and communication purposes,” reports Julie Pisani (Regional District of Nanaimo). “Our goal was to produce a publication that profiled the health of key streams in each water region and connected residents with the waterways in their neighbourhood. The State of our Streams publications we produced were modelled on the template used by the City of Courtenay, map-based and easy to read.”

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