Economic Development Webinar Series

Our webinars offer a peer-to-peer space to share knowledge, opportunities, successful practices, tools and resources for local economic development in B.C.

We invite local government staff and elected officials, First Nations leaders, councils and elders, economic development practitioners, elected officials, provincial government staff, and anyone interested in realizing their community's economic development to participate. 

Take a look at our upcoming webinar schedule, and watch the most recent webinars here:


Insights on Small-Scale Licenced Cannabis Production in B.C.

Watch this webinar for an overview of the regulatory framework, supports available to small-scale cannabis businesses through the Community Futures network, and for tips and insights from a successful micro-cultivation license holder. 

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Originally broadcast on November 7, 2019


Creating Economic Development Opportunities with Local Government Legislation

Join officials from the B.C. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Emanuel Machado, the Chief Administrative Officer with the Town of Gibsons to learn about local government legislation and some of the economic development tools that are available through the local government system. 

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Originally broadcast on October 24, 2019


Ride-Hailing: What can Local Governments Expect?

Join officials from BC's ministries of Transportation and Infrastructure and Municipal Affairs and Housing to learn about the new ride-hailing regulatory framework, including changes to local governments’ powers.

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Originally broadcast on October 10, 2019


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