Basin Residents Attend Rural Development Conference
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Sponsored by the Trust, a dozen Basin residents attended the 2014 Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation Conference, which took place September 25 to 27, 2014, in Prince George.

Under the theme "New Realities, New Relationships," the conference focused on the topics of:

  • restructuring rural relationships

  • building capacity for organizations and governance

  • building economic resilience

  • pursuing a high quality of life for rural communities.

  • "The suite of new knowledge I attained is already being put to use," said participant Rebecca McDonnell of Castlegar. "I find ... more

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