BC Ideas Exchange: Webinars and Success Stories

The BC Ideas Exchange webinar series and success stories share economic development ideas, promising practices and community collaboration happening in B.C.

BC Ideas Exchange Success Stories

BC Ideas Exchange Success Stories highlight communities around B.C. and the innovative ways they approach economic development.

BC Ideas Exchange Webinar Series 

BC Ideas Exchange webinars are an interactive place to share economic development knowledge, successful practices, tools and resources. The webinars are hosted through GoToWebinar and include a live presentation and an opportunity for people to ask questions.


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Browse Success Stories and Webinars by Topic

Content in BC Ideas Exchange is organized in eight topics that reflect major areas of focus in local economic development. Some resources appear in more than one topic area.

Communities in B.C. are growing their skills and knowledge by using tools and resources to reach their goals. This section shares stories and resources to help communities create plans and develop strategies, measure results, collaborate, access funding and more.

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Community economic development is a process of improving quality of life for the whole community. This section shares stories of community projects based on the needs of all people that are building economies and creating long-term jobs.

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Land use planning can improve the economy of a community and create a clear path forward for developing community amenities. Some examples of this are building recreation centres or transportation networks. This section shares stories of land development work around B.C. and gives you tools to use in your community.

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Indigenous organizations and communities are finding unique partnerships around B.C. to grow their economies. Creativity and collaboration are key to their success. This section shares stories and resources to support First Nations and Indigenous communities reach their economic development goals. 

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Local economic development and promotion go hand in hand. Investment attraction, tourism marketing, and resident attraction are important for a successful economy. In this section you can learn how to promote your community from others who’ve had success.

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A strong local economy needs a dynamic and growing business sector. This section shares stories and resources to support businesses and entrepreneurs in your community.

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The tech sector is growing in B.C. and innovative uses of technology are helping to breathe new life into many industries. This section shares stories and resources to support the growth of technology and innovation in your community.

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Communities around B.C. are trying different ways to help businesses meet their workforce needs. In this section, see how communities are supporting workers by creating partnerships, supporting skills development, building immigration programs, increasing job access, and more.

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