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Vancouver Island Learning Lunch Seminar Series promotes consistent provincial approach to rainwater management and green infrastructure

Vancouver Island is the pilot region for implementing Beyond the Guidebook: The New Business As Usual through a precedent-setting approach to continuing education for local government practitioners. “Each series comprises three sessions that provide an inter-departmental learning opportunity for collaborative exploration. Each series is conducted as a cumulative process, from philosophy to tools,” stated Kate Miller.

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Vancouver Island Region of the Ministry of Environment hosted second annual ‘water workshop’ in Nanaimo

Under the theme of Green Approaches to Development, Eric Bonham and Kim Stephens provided a progress report on “CAVI – Convening for Action on Vancouver Island”. In his part, Bonham articulated the CAVI vision for water-centric planning and a Design with Nature way-of-thinking and acting to create liveable communities in balance with ecology. His unifying theme was collaboration.

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