Sea Otter Musings on Responsible Travel

Having spent most of my youth and adult years living in tourism communities, I must admit that I’ve grown up a little more immune to the comings and goings of visitors of all types. Sure, there have been times when I’ve lost my S#$%^ because of the busyness of some of...

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Gentle density: A ’gentle’ way to infill

BC communities face roadblocks to adding gentle density housing to their inventory. Understanding the roadblocks is something we are working on with Small Housing BC  and with funding from CMHC.  The project will also help to identify the supports, tools and resources...

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Silly Season Can Still Be Strategic

Silly season (aka election time) for BC municipalities is around the corner, which can sometimes mean a suspension of new planning and engagement work as the focus shifts to campaigning and the election. While for some it might not be the time to initiate new planning...

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Housing Needs Assessment Funding

Unions of BC Municipalities (UBCM) announced the Housing Needs Report Program. Applications are due May 31, 2019 and November 29, 2019. For help with your application, contact us today.