The conference program commitee is inviting proposals for presentations on one of the following key conference themes: Restructuring of Rural Relationships, Building Capacity for Organizations and Governance, Building Economic Resilience and Pursuing a High Quality of Life for Rural Communities. Deadline to submit is June 15, 2014.
This Gathering will welcome community-builders from a diversity of sectors throughout North America. Here you will find the inspiration, knowledge, programs and practices you need to cultivate the leadership needed to engage and mobilize citizens to envision and work together to realize their shared hopes for the future.
In this interview recorded at the 2013 UBCM Convention, Emanuel Machado, chief administrative officer, speaks about how the Town of Gibsons aligned community and council objectives and planning documents to create a sustainability framework which includes community well-being as a goal.
A version of the Global Age-Friendly Cities: A Guide adapted to the considerations of rural and remote communities, developed using input from seniors in ten rural and/or remote communities in Canada, including two in British Columbia (Alert Bay and Lumby).
– Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors
Offers a framework for considering the interconnected aspects of a healthy community and provides many practical examples of how communities are accomplishing healthy community goals withing a variety of community scales.
– Canadian Institute of Planners