The City of Campbell River’s interactive Food Map promotes the growing, sale, production and consumption of local food products.
The City of Campbell River’s Food Map was launched in April 2014 and features hundreds of local products from a wide selection of restaurants, farms and retailers. The Food Map is an interactive online local food directory that helps to promote the growing, sale, production and consumption of local food products.
The Real Estate Foundation is part of the BC Water Funders group, which gathered informally for its first meeting of the year at the Watersheds 2014 forum in Duncan.
Last year was significant for the Real Estate Foundation of BC. Actually, every year is significant when we are able to support land use and real estate related initiatives that make a difference for BC communities. However, 2013 was the year that we...
The Real Estate Foundation's Board of Governors approved 16 grants at the April grants meeting, totalling $510,915, including $332,179 for Real Estate Industry Grants.
Dr. Anna Warwick Sears, Executive Director of the Okanagan Basin Water Board, was appointed to the Foundation on April 3, 2014 by BC's Minister of Finance.
Our AGM, board and grants meetings were held in Chilliwack on April 3 & 4. Pictured: Real Estate Foundation staff and governors and the team from the WaterWealth Project, who took us on a tour of the local watershed.
Scott Ullrich was elected Foundation Chair and Gerry Martin was elected Vice-Chair at the annual general meeting in Chilliwack on April 4, 2014.
As Foundation Chair, Eileen Smith spoke at a UBC Indigenous Planning Initiative event in November 2011. (Photo: University of BC)
It is with sadness that we announce the March 18th passing of Eileen Smith, former Real Estate Foundation governor.
Members of the Shawnigan Watershed Roundtable and Shawnigan Basin Society and UBC School of Community and Regional Planning students tour Elkington Forest, a sustainable development model located in the watershed. (Photo: Shawnigan Basin Society)
There is a quiet evolution of local civic action that is putting the Shawnigan Basin on the map. As a complex landscape of private and public interests, it is administered by many government agencies that do not work systematically together.
March 17-23 is Canada Water Week. Freshwater sustainability is making choices that protect freshwater resources now and in the future. At the Real Estate Foundation, we believe that a safe and abundant supply of fresh water is integral to healthy communities.
The Lake Windermere Ambassadors are a diverse group of citizens who direct lake water quality monitoring and conduct water education and stewardship programs for Lake Windermere in BC's Kootenay region. Since 2010, we have been working to find better ways to steward the lake and its watershed by identifying an appropriate form of watershed governance.