We are pleased to welcome Kimiko Johanson to our team as Administrative Coordinator. Kimiko will be the first point of contact for the Real Estate Foundation, providing support to the office and our Board of Governors. Welcome, Kimiko!
Chilliwack Lake. Photo: Picture BC
This week the Real Estate Foundation, along with other water leaders, signed a statement to the provincial government expressing support for the BC Water Sustainability Act and development of its regulations.
Produce like this homegrown winter squash is sold at farm stands, farmers' markets and other locations in BC.
The Real Estate Foundation and the BC Sustainable Food Systems Working Group are holding the first of six regional dialogues today in Prince George.
Imagine returning from a trip to Japan, crossing over to Alaska, passing down to Portland, and then swimming 900 kilometres up the Columbia River, jumping over nine dams, and finally arriving in Penticton on the edge of Lake Okanagan.
The fifth annual Land Awards Gala was held on October 17, 2014 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in Vancouver. The inspiring and entertaining evening, hosted once again by MC David Beers, included a keynote speech from CBC anchor Peter Mansbridge, and presentation of four Land Awards.
1223 residents in Metro Vancouver participated in the residential survey. Photo: City of Surrey, Picture BC
A report funded by the Real Estate Foundation of BC found that Metro Vancouver residents strongly prefer living in neighbourhoods where they can walk to shops, restaurants and public recreation areas.
The Real Estate Foundation of BC and Vancouver Foundation have released the results of a public opinion study on attitudes toward agriculture and food in BC.
Flooding near Sicamous BC in June 2012 affected local people, homes, businesses and infrastructure. (Photo (edited): Emergency Info BC on Flickr)
In recent years, BC has witnessed flooding events in locations as diverse as Bella Coola, Duncan, Stewart and Pine Pass. Most flood hazard maps, and maps produced under the federal-provincial Floodplain Mapping Program, were produced in 2004 or earlier and have not been maintained or updated.