The Province of British Columbia’s Expectations and Programs for Green Communities
Green Communities Initiative
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.
“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 Developent) at the Gaining Ground Summit in May 2008.
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The Province is fostering a green vision, recognizing that the choices will be made by local governments. Watch the video of Dale Wall: