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Stories from the Field

community.jpg"A sober, independent, objective opinion is such an opportune thing that I think every municipality should take advantage of it."
- Richard White, Director of the Community Development Department City of North Vancouver

From 2008 to 2016, SPC facilitators and staff worked with communities of all sizes all over British Columbia on their long-term sustainability challenges. Here are a few community stories and media extracts that serve as examples of this work.

Program Vision

Smart Planning for Communities: creating stronger more vibrant and sustainable communities in British Columbia.

Our Work

Smart Planning for Communities (SPC) is a BC-wide collaborative initiative to assist local and First Nations governments in addressing their long-term sustainability challenges by providing resources and tools for planning socially, culturally, economically and environmentally sustainable communities. Learn more about our services…

Advisory Group

To provide future strategic oversight and direction
for Smart Planning for Communities program, a specialized advisory group including funders, experts in community sustainability planning and implementation will guide the SPC Program with the necessary strategic and operational guidance over the next three years. 

Reach Us

We’re close at hand and happy to help! See our Smart Planning for Communities Contacts page to connect with facilitators and other program staff.

SPC is a program of the Fraser Basin Council, a charitable non-profit society that works to advance sustainability in the Fraser River Basin and across BC.

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