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Growing, shrinking, and aging – Columbia Basin-Boundary regional population update

Growing, Shrinking, and Aging

Demographic information is critical for local planning. This information can help us understand who makes up our population and what their needs are. As Statistics Canada releases more information from the 2016 Census, the RDI will be able to provide new updates, starting with an Update on Population Numbers. This update presents and compares numbers from BC Stats and Statistics Canada, and discusses why and how the two differ.

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Wed, 02/22/2017 - 05:04
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Nursing Students Contribute to Design of Women’s Centre in Castlegar

Nursing Students Contribute to Design of Women’s Centre

Each year, the University of Victoria at Selkirk College nursing students participate in a leadership project, often involving research working with a community partner. Cassie Jenkins and Kasane Magee recently completed their project which aimed to help the Castlegar and District Community Services Society (CDCSS) design a new women’s centre. The students conducted a series of local focus groups to ascertain what women in the community wanted to see in a women’s center.

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 15:14
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West Kootenay Boundary Welcoming and Inclusive Communities and Workplaces Program

West Kootenay Boundary Welcoming and Inclusive Communities and Workplaces Program

This report discusses the results of a community needs assessment, undertaken to identify challenges and weaknesses that may act as barriers to newcomers and immigrants and to provide information that will help local communities and stakeholders work towards more welcoming and inclusive communities.

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:45
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