If Covid has taught us anything, it’s that we’re all in this together. And that what we know — and think we know — matters. This places a tremendous importance on communications. Not simply top-down, with information flowing from leaders and decision makers to citizens, but the other way ’round as well. This is called civic Continue reading
2020 was a certainly a memorable year. The COVID-19 pandemic drastically altered our lives and created significant social and economic challenges for many. Unfortunately, it also resulted in personal loss and grief for many BC families. To those families, our deepest sympathies for your loss. Despite the impact of COVID, 2020 was a busy year Continue reading
A major part of our mandate here at the BC Rural Centre is to provide timely information and tools that help rural & remote residents, communities, and First Nations deal with some of the most common issues and challenges they face. We also believe it’s important to share rural success stories. As we Continue reading
2019 was a successful — and important — year in the BC Rural Centre’s evolution. Perhaps most significantly over the past 12 months, we’ve succeeded in implementing a new governance structure, creating an Advisory Committee featuring outstanding British Columbians from all across our province. We now, through our structure as well as our actions, clearly Continue reading
Looking back on 2018, we’re proud to have greatly expanded the extent and breadth of our online — and live — efforts to help inform and inspire rural British Columbians and First Nations. We look forward to building on this solid base as we move into 2019 and beyond. From all of us here at Continue reading
Contest aims to lure city folk… The BC Rural Centre’s Escape the City contest is beginning to create some significant media buzz, witness this CBC blogpost with nearly 1,000 shares & over 40 comments in 24 hours. It’s a fun contest with a serious purpose — to remind young urbanites there’s an option to the Continue reading
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