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Title: CBT Joins National Foundations Member Group

Year: 2012

Author(s): Yasmin Aboelsaud

Type: Newspaper Article

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Title: West coast community initiatives granted

Year: 2012

Author(s): Andrew Bailey

Type: Newspaper Article

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Title: Community foundations unite assets, funds, and people to make a positive difference

Year: 2011

Author(s): Julian Rovagnati

Type: Newspaper Article

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"Community foundations have become key components of community-building across Canada, addressing needs by channelling donor funds into a broad range of local priorities."

 

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Title: What is the feasibility of a higher learning center in Tofino?

Year: 2011

Author(s): Catherine Thicke

Type: Student Paper

Description:
This applied research graduate paper explores the feasibility of a higher learning center in the small, rural town of Tofino, situated in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The paper postulates that a higher learning center is one means to increasing sustainability and resilience in the regional tourism economy.

 

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Title: 101 Boardroom Problems and How To Solve Them

Year: 2011

Author(s): Eli Mina, Eli Mina Consulting

Type: Book

Description:
Back cover: 101 Boardroom Problems...is based on the premise that boards must make knowledge-based decisions and do so in a democratic and transparent manner. The book describes 101 dysfunctions that can erode a board's ability to achieve excellence in decision-making. It explains the damage each of the dysfunctions can inflict and provides proven tools to deal with it and prevent it from reoccurring.

 

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Title: Clayoquot Socioeconomic Report 2009

Year: 2009

Author(s): Curtis Cook, Clayoquot Biosphere Trust; Laura Bonenfant; Daniel Arbour, Ecotrust Canada

Type: Report (unpublished)

Description:
Analysis of the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve Region's (CBRR)economy and a report card on the current health of CBRR communities and of the region as a whole.

 

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Title: Sawmill in Ahousaht a step toward independence, chief says

Year: 2009

Author(s): Sarah Douziech

Type: Newspaper Article

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"A $63,000 portable sawmill is slated to arrive in the small harbour at Ahousaht by the end of November and its elected chief couldn't be more excited."

 

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Title: Community Stories

Year: 2009

Type: Book

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Title: Sustainable fishing vessel design

Year: 2008

Author(s): Dan Edwards

Type: Newsletter

Description:
Description of innovative design for a new low-cost, fuel-efficient vessel by boat designer, Phil Bolger and Friends.

 

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Title: Value-added forestry strategy

Year: 2008

Type: Newsletter

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Title: Uncharitable

Year: 2008

Author(s): Dan Pallotta

Type: Book

Description:
From back cover: Uncharitable goes where no book on the nonprofit sector has dared to tread. Author Dan Pallotta argues that society's nonprofit ethic acts as a strict regulatory mechanism on the natural economic law and creates an economic apartheid that denies the nonprofit sector critical tools and permissions that the for-profit sector is allowed to use without restraint.

 

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Title: Move to closed cage salmon farming debated.

Year: 2007

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly News

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
If the BC salmon farming industry is forced to go to closed containment systems, production is likely to move closer to large markets and away from small coastal BC communities, said one local salmon farmer...

 

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Title: More, more, more is the mantra

Year: 2007

Author(s): Deborah Steel, Ha-Shilth-Sa

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Hupacasath - There's an old saying in business - Go big, or go home. And from the talk arounf the table at the Uu-a-thluk Council of Ha'wiih meeting on Jan. 25 and 26, that saying is particularly true when dealing with the seafood industry. The meeting was organized at the House of Gathering to put together a work plan with the goal of increasing Nuu-chah-nulth economic access to aquatic resources and to turn Nuu-chah-nulth into big players in the seafood business....

 

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Title: Money Does Grow on Trees

Year: 2007

Type: Other

Description:
2007 annual report of Ecotrust Canada.

 

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Title: Aquaculture committee hears West Coast points of view

Year: 2006

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly News

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Twenty people gave testimony to the Special Legislative Committee on Sustainable Aquaculture when it stopped in Tofino June 6 and the majority of those spoke in defence of an industry that has filled the employment gap left by the decline of the wild salmon fishery....

 

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Title: Tracking bacteria in Ucluelet Harbour

Year: 2006

Author(s): Dawn Foxcroft, Uu-a-thluk; Mike Jacobs, Uu-a-thluk

Type: Other

Description:
Ucluelet-A Bacterial Source Tracking project began March 7th in the Ucluelet area, with help from Uu-a-thluk Fisheries, the Ucluelet First Nation and Health Canada....

 

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Title: Central Region Chiefs and BC extend Clayoquot Sound resource management agreement

Year: 2006

Author(s): Denise August, Ha-Shilth-Sa

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Ucluelet-Chief Councilors of the five Central Region First Nations (Ahousaht, Hesquiaht, Tla-o-qui-aht,Toquaht and Ucluelet) and Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister Tom Christianson signed a one-year extension of the Clayoquot Sound Interim Measures Agreement at Ittattsoo on May 26...

 

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Title: Clayoquot Sound watershed plans released: War of the Woods II averted

Year: 2006

Author(s): Denise August, Ha-Shilth-Sa

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Clayoquot Sound-Environmental groups are outraged after the Clayoquot Sound Central Region Board announced late July the completion of their eight remaining watershed plans...

 

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Title: Hupacasath hosts Upnit Power Corporation Official Opening Ceremony

Year: 2006

Author(s): Denise August, Ha-Shilth-Sa

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Port Alberni - Hupacasath First Nation (HFN) along with its business partners, the City of Port Alberni, Ucluelet First Nation and Synex Energy were pleased to finally open the door to their micro hydro plant to ceremoniously turn on the switch October 16th. The idea for the micro hydro project came from HFN as part of their plan to diversify their economy and at the same time develop a sustainable supply of 'green' energy. After much work including getting all approvals, certification and funding in place, construction on the project began at China Creek in 2004....

 

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Title: Negotiating TEK in BC Salmon Farming: Learning From Each Other or Managing Tradition and Eliminating Contention?

Year: 2006

Author(s): Dorothee Schreiber; Dianne Newell

Type: Journal Article

Description:
See another article in this journal: Charting a Course: Shellfish Aquaculture and Indigenous Rights in New Zealand and British Columbia

 

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Title: Hupacasath powers up

Year: 2005

Author(s): Ha-Shilth-Sa

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
In response to BC Hydro's forecast highlighting a potential lack of power in BC as early as 2006, many BC communities are seeking alternative energy sources. After realizing a potential business opportunity may exist, the Hupacasath First Nation (HFN) began working with Sigma Engineering to assess the feasibility of run-of-the-river energy. Before long, HFN, in partnership with Syntex Energy, Ucluelet First Nation and the City of Port Alberni, formed the majority aboriginal-owned Upnit Power Corporation, the largest Nuu-chah-nulth owned economic development project to date...

 

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Title: Kayak delivery service offered

Year: 2005

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly News

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Tom Forthington is perhaps the first local business who is prepared to cater to an oil-free Clayoquot Sound. The Tofino resident recently launched the Kyoto Rangers, a kayak courier service. According to his web page Forthington is "dedicated to enabling muscle powered trade and communication among the communities of Clayoquot Sound."...

 

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Title: Native Plants and First Nations: How can we create research that is equitable, sustainable, and beneficial to all?

Year: 2005

Author(s): Amanda Howe, Royal Roads University

Type: Proceedings

Description:
File Report: 200137-01 This workshop was funded by the Natural Health Products Directorate of Health Canada as part of the Natural Health Products Research Program (NHPRP). The aim of the NHPRP is to germinate interest in natural health product research by supporting research and related activities that address the following objectives: - the need to build research capacity - the commitment to conduct research of the highest quality - the importance of developing community infrastructure and partnerships; and/or - the need to enhance knowledge transfer and information retrieval The NHPRP has been developed to reflect the diverse nature of the Natural Health Product research community. During their nationwide consultations the NHPRP identified indigenous medicinal plants and Aboriginal contributions and approaches to alternative health care as research priorities.

 

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Title: Tofino business greens up

Year: 2004

Author(s): Jillian Dickens, The Westerly News

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
The presentation on BC Hydro's triple bottom line: a balance of environmental, economical, and social implications, inspired Gord Johns of Tofino's Fiber Options to engage some energy saving initiatives. Up-front, these initiatives are going to cost him money, but in the end they will save both money and energy - which he says is socially important. Johns calls this "Fiber Options' triple bottom line." A BC Hydro representative was at the Raincoast Interpretive Centre to talk about how the company plans to meet future energy demand with supply, green energy, and initiatives for businesses and residents to climb aboard the energy-saving bandwagon....

 

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Title: CBT funding choices announced.

Year: 2004

Author(s): Clayoquot Biosphere Trust

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
The Clayoquot Biosphere Trust (CBT) recently completed another round of funding, contributing over $50,000 to six local projects. Proposals were selected based on their contributions to research, education and training that support sustainable development and conservation within the Clayoquot Biosphere Reserve Region. The projects deal with economic development, forest research and social development.