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BC Water & Waste Association

WaterBreaks Webinar: Alternative models for infrastructure procurement and financing
January 28, 2015 - 9:00am - 10:15am
Online webinar
Online webinar
Online webinar

BC Water & Waste Association WaterBreaks Webinar Series
Alternative models for infrastructure procurement and financing: How to minimize risk while getting the best value for money  

Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Time: 9:00 - 10:15am PST with a live 15 minute Q&A session
Location: Online
Cost: $55 member, $75 non member

Participants will learn about:

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Restoring Community: Documentary and Discussion on Sustainability, Heritage and Community in Vancouver
February 4, 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour St.

VHF, with funding from Telus Optik, has commissioned a three-part documentary film series based on case studies completed by summer intern Samuel McFaul. With the assistance of talented local filmmakers, the resulting mini-series looks at three Vancouver projects that display sustainability, heritage and community. The documentaries take an in-depth look at the restoration and infill project at the Gow Block, an energy efficient renovation of a Vancouver Special, and a lane home built behind a heritage home in Grandview-Woodlands.

Ministry of Agriculture - Strengthening Farming Program

Strengthening Farming on the Islands - Session for Land Use Planners
February 26, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Island Savings Centre
2687 James Street
CPD Learning Units: 

Local government land use planners from central and north Vancouver Island and the gulf islands are invited to join Ministry of Agriculture agrologists, planners and ALC staff on February 26, 2015 at the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s Island Savings Centre at 2687 James Street, Duncan BC Mesachie Room from 10 a

Langara College Applied Planning

First Nations and Municipal Planning: Working Together, Moving Forward
January 23, 2015 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Langara College
100 W 49th Ave

Elisa Penn, Lawyer, BR Law

The relationship between local governments and First Nations is complicated by jurisdictional, economic and governance issues. Most municipalities in BC are neighbours to at least one First Nation, however the relationships vary from collaborative as with Sliammon and Powell River, to heavily contests as with Ktunaxa Nation Council and the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality.

Simon Fraser University

SFU Bike Cafe - All Weather Cycling (Jan 13, w/ Richard Campbell)
January 13, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Musette Caffe Chinatown
75 E. Pender St.

Currently, cycling levels fall significantly when in it rains. What measures and policies will encourage more all weather cycling?Offered by SFU Philosopher's Cafe in collaboration with the SFU City Program.

Fresh Outlook Foundation

CommUnity Innovation Lab
February 3, 2014 - 8:00am - February 5, 2015 - 6:00pm
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road

Canada's first community-inspired innovation lab in Kamloops, BC February 3rd-5th!

In keeping with its passion for "inspiring community conversations for sustainable change," the Fresh Outlook Foundation (FOF) is hosting its first CommUnity Innovation Lab (CIL) in Kamloops, BC February 3rd to 5th at Thompson Rivers University.

Buksa Strategic Conference Services

Winter Cities Shake-Up 2015
January 28, 2015 - 8:00am - January 30, 2015 - 6:00pm
Shaw Conference Centre
9797 Jasper Avenue Northwest


Let’s shake up preconceptions about the winter season and share new approaches to urban design, business, and the enjoyment of winter life in winter cities.

A conference with something for everyone interested in celebrating winter life.
Three internationally-acclaimed keynote speakers. Three different approaches to real change and positive impact.

UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development

Online Creating Culture Plans Course - REGISTRATION
December 14, 2014 - 3:35pm - February 23, 2015 - 11:59pm
Online Course

This online course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to develop, implement and evaluate culture plans. This includes:

- understanding the purpose of culture plans and their relationship to policy and programs
- identifying key components of a successful plan
- creating a planning process, including internal and external consultations
- synthesizing inputs into a coherent, strategic document
- developing an implementation strategy that receives stakeholder approval

UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development

Online Foundations of Cultural Planning Course - REGISTRATION
December 14, 2014 - 3:30pm - January 19, 2015 - 11:59pm
Online Course

Trace the history of the concept and practice of cultural planning from the origins of the Town and Country Planning Movement to its present-day application and development in North America, Australasia, Europe and the Asia-Pacific Region.

BC Water & Waste Association

The Water Infrastructure Report: Are BC's water and wastewater assets at risk?
December 16, 2014 - 8:15am - 10:00am
Urban Systems
550 - 1090 Homer Street

Join us for this informative networking event!

Advance registration required by December 9th

Date: Tuesday December 16, 2014
Time: 8:15am - 10:00am (breakfast canapes, networking and presentation)
Location: Urban Systems 550 - 1090 Homer Street
Cost: $55 member | $75 non-member

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