Thank you for helping shape B.C.’s rural development strategy.

The B.C. Government committed to developing a long-term, durable Rural Development Strategy that works for all rural British Columbians and helps rural and Indigenous communities build their capacity to create resilient, sustainable futures.

To inform this strategy, we asked your thoughts on topics like youth opportunities, Indigenous partnerships, services and technology, access to capital, and natural resources. The input collected from your feedback, along with the information gathered from face-to-face sessions with key stakeholders, will ensure the strategy accurately reflects the needs and priorities of rural communities.

All data will be analyzed and compiled into a report that will be posted on this site in Spring 2018. Government will then use this data to build a framework for the Rural Development Strategy. This framework will support ongoing dialogue in finalizing and implementing the strategy.