Rural Revolution?

  Sometimes things just click. Take the last couple of days, for example.   FROM THE GROUND UP First, my friend Susie introduces me to Micah White. White, one of the founders of the Occupy Wall Street movement, has written a book, called The End of Protest. Susie knew I’d like White’s tome for two reasons: … More Rural Revolution?

Social Enterprise + ‘Place-Based’ Development

It’s time for positive change in rural BC. It’s time for a fresh new approach to the challenge and opportunities that face rural residents and their communities. An approach that recognizes that the greatest asset any community has… is the place itself! Enter place-based development. So what is it? To paraphrase the Government of Canada’s … More Social Enterprise + ‘Place-Based’ Development

Welcome to Kaslo

  Welcome to Kaslo! We’re proud to be the host town for this year’s biennial BC Rural Communities Summit — a conference that brings together folks from across British Columbia, united in their interest in and commitment to all things rural in Canada’s westernmost province. Kaslo, situated on the east shore of 150 km-long Kootenay … More Welcome to Kaslo