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In this video recorded at the 2015 UBCM Convention, Michelle Staples of the Duncan City Council reflects on the city's partnership with House of Friendship and Community Kitchens to create a communal cob oven in a downtown park. The project was collaboratively built and is a hub for community events as well as a connection to food security conversations.
Barbara Desjardins, Mayor of Esquimalt collaborated with youth in her community. A group of youth came forward to suggest that there were gaps in youth programming and worked with Esquimalt and the United Way to develop a plan to create an arts centre to serve youth in the community. This interview was recorded at the 2015 UBCM Convention.
In this interview recorded at the 2015 UBCM Convention, Jeremy Loveday of the Victoria City Council enthuses about the diverse community partners involved in Victoria's new Housing Affordability Tax Force.
Karen Skadsheim, a City Councillor in Powell River celebrates a collaboration with the Powell River Cycling Association that led to new bike paths and increased safety for cyclists in Powell River. This interview was recorded at the 2015 UBCM Convention.
Louise Richmond of Salmon Arm City Council explains an amazing new project to bring art to their local trail network. The art can be enjoyed by city residents using the trails and will ultimately become a photo book to be shared more widely. This video was filmed at the 2015 UBCM Convention.
In this interview recorded at the 2015 UBCM convention, Sharon Gaetz, Mayor of Chilliwack celebrates her social issues committee with 36 members of different community groups and their success in efforts to "cheer each other on rather than build silos in our communities."
Taylor Bachrach, Mayor of Smithers, speaks to the importance of measuring indicators of success that are meaningful to healthy communities, such as crime rates and air quality. The Town of Smithers have been working in collaboration with Northern Health to measure these community indicators. This interview was recorded at the 2015 UBCM Convention.
Kerry Jang of Vancouver City Council shares lessons learned from a collaboration with the Mental Health Commission of Canada which has led to the City of Vancouver's Housing and Homelessness Strategy. This video was recorded at the 2015 UBCM Convention.
In this video recorded at the 2015 UBCM Convention, Laurie Dolan of Fort Nelson reflects on an inspirational BCHC workshop she attended that sparked a process of asset mapping and building on successful projects.
Anna Purcell of Nelson City Council shares stories of an inspiring multigenerational food security initiative, as well as new efforts to create a food security council in Nelson. This interview was recorded at the 2015 UBCM Convention.