Watch Past Webinars
To ensure these webinars can be used as a lasting resource, we have made past sessions available online. Our webinars are sorted below by category, with the most recent webinars on top.
Click on the titles to watch a recording of each webinar.
Communities throughout B.C. are improving their skills, knowledge, tools and other resources to reach their economic goals. This section features webinars to help you boost your community’s ability to develop strategies and plans, measure results, initiate and maintain collaboration, and access funding.
Community Economic Development is an inclusive process improving outcomes for the whole community, and equity-seeking groups in particular. In this section, you can learn about community-owned initiatives that are stabilizing local economies, creating long-term employment, and delivering positive economic, social, and environmental outcomes.
Land use planning and developing community assets like recreation facilities or transportation networks can create or enhance the economic opportunities for a community. In this section, discover inspiring examples of development throughout B.C. and find out about resources to support land and amenity development. This section also includes a focus on affordable housing and what communities can do towards providing housing for the workforce.
Indigenous organizations are advancing the economic self-determination and success of Indigenous people throughout B.C. with a range of strategies. In this section, you can see how First Nations and Indigenous communities are moving forward through ingenuity and collaboration.
Local economic development calls for savvy promotion through investment attraction, tourism marketing and resident attraction and retention. In this section, you can learn from other communities and enhance your own toolkit for promoting your community for economic development.
A vital and robust local economy needs a dynamic and growing business sector. In this section, you can see examples and learn more about supporting existing businesses to improve conditions for success, while growing the next generation of businesses through entrepreneurship.
Technology as an industry sector is growing in B.C., while innovative uses of technology are invigorating existing industries to support economic sustainability. This section looks at how technology and innovation are transforming local economies and supporting community well-being.
Communities throughout B.C. are using a wide range of strategies to help companies meet their workforce needs. In this section, learn about developing your community’s workforce through industry and education partnerships, skills development, immigration programs and increasing access to jobs for workers who face barriers.
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