Economic Development Committee

Read about the history of the Bowen Island Branding Initiative.

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On November 17th, 2016, Chris Staples of Rethink Solutions, provided the following presentations to the BIM Economic Development Committee: Bowen Island Earned Media Report and Bowen Island Community Brand Standards.

On October 18th, 2016 the EDC hosted an open meeting for Bowen businesses. Over 65 business owners were in attendance for a lively evening of discussion, small group exercises and networking. Important topics covered included:

Go to the following link for an overview/notes on the Business Meeting held on October 18, 2016 at the Bowen Lodge. Go to this link to see photos.

On June 27, 2016 the EDC provided their brand presentation to the Committee of the Whole. Read more about the Bowen Island Branding Initiative.

On May 20, 2016, the EDC Business Retention and Expansion Sub-Committee will present the findings of extensive interviews with business people on Bowen Island. Click the following link fo that presentation:

On March 31, 2016 the Economic Development Committee joined forces with the BC Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training to host an all day workshop. This event provided invaluable information for Bowen Island's business owners on how to enhance our local economy. Click the following links to learn more:

On February 15, 2016, the EDC delivered a presentation of their latest branding research to Council at a Committee of the Whole meeting. Click this link to view the report:

On December 15, 2015, the EDC presented their Branding Initiative to Council. See below for more. 

Purpose of the Committee:

To facilitate Bowen Island economic development and provide advice to Council about economic development for Bowen Island.

Mandate:

The Economic Development Committee (EDC) is a select committee of Council that acts in an advisory capacity to Council, with final decisions in all matters brought before the Committee resting with the Council.

The Committee will:

  • Develop the framework for and facilitate the development of action plans for economic strategies/initiatives for recommendation to Council;
  • Facilitate the development of action plans to implement Council’s approved economic strategies;
  • Organize, facilitate and participate in efforts to implement economic strategies/initiatives;
  • Monitor, evaluate and report progress and achievements;
  • Provide advice and support to staff and contractors;
  • Facilitate broad public involvement in economic development and provide educational opportunities related to planning and implementation;
  • Recommend programs to recognize and reward achievements;
  • Provide advice and recommendations to Council on matters referred to it by Council related to the committee’s purpose

Governing Documents:

Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

 

  • Chris Corrigan, Co-Chair
  • John Parker, Co-Chair
  • Glenn Cormier
  • Rod Marsh
  • Jacqueline Massey
  • Michelle Nelson
  • Barry Pynn
  • Shana Richmond
  • Councillor Michael Kaile (*alternate) 
  • Councillor Maureen Nicholson 

To contact the Economic Development Committee please email: edc@bimbc.ca

News:

Reference Documents:

Video Recordings:

2017

2016

2015

2014

 

2014
  1. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 10 Dec 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  2. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 10 Dec 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  3. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 10 Dec 2014 - Agenda - Html
  4. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 08 Oct 2014 - Agenda - Html
  5. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 08 Oct 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  6. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 08 Oct 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  7. Economic Development Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 10 Sep 2014 - Agenda - Html
  8. Economic Development Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 10 Sep 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  9. Economic Development Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 10 Sep 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  10. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 10 Sep 2014 - Agenda - Html
  11. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 10 Sep 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  12. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 10 Sep 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  13. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 13 Aug 2014 - Agenda - Html
  14. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 13 Aug 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  15. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 13 Aug 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  16. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 09 Jul 2014 - Agenda - Html
  17. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 09 Jul 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  18. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 09 Jul 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  19. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 13 Jun 2014 - Agenda - Html
  20. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 13 Jun 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  21. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 13 Jun 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  22. Economic Development Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 14 May 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  23. Economic Development Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 14 May 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  24. Economic Development Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 14 May 2014 - Agenda - Html
  25. Economic Development Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 03 Jun 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  26. Economic Development Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 03 Jun 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  27. Economic Development Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 03 Jun 2014 - Agenda - Html
  28. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 09 May 2014 - Agenda - Html
  29. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 09 May 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  30. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 09 May 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  31. Economic Development Committee Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 30 Apr 2014 - Agenda - Html
  32. Economic Development Committee Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 30 Apr 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  33. Economic Development Committee Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 30 Apr 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  34. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 14 Mar 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  35. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 14 Mar 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  36. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 14 Mar 2014 - Agenda - Html
  37. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 11 Apr 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  38. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 11 Apr 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  39. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 11 Apr 2014 - Agenda - Html
  40. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 07 Feb 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  41. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 07 Feb 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  42. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 07 Feb 2014 - Agenda - Html
  43. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 24 Jan 2014 - Agenda - Pdf
  44. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 24 Jan 2014 - Agenda - Html
  45. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 24 Jan 2014 - Agenda - Splitscreen
2013
  1. BIMTAC/EDAC Workshop - 30 Oct 2013 - Agenda - Html
  2. BIMTAC/EDAC Workshop - 30 Oct 2013 - Agenda - Pdf
  3. BIMTAC/EDAC Workshop - 30 Oct 2013 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  4. 13-08-13 Economic Development Advisory Committee Agenda
  5. 130702EDACAgenda
  6. 130611EDACAgenda
  7. 130528EDAC Agenda
  8. 130423EDACAgenda
  9. 130402EDACAgenda
  10. 130319EDACAgenda
  11. 130305EDACAgenda
  12. 130219EDACAgenda
  13. 130205EDACAgenda
  14. 130122EDACAgenda
  15. 130910EDACAgenda
  16. 130107 EDAC Agenda
  17. Economic Development Advisory Committee - 07 Nov 2013 - Agenda - Pdf
  18. Economic Development Advisory Committee - 07 Nov 2013 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  19. Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting - 26 Nov 2013 - Agenda - Html
  20. Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting - 26 Nov 2013 - Agenda - Pdf
  21. Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting - 26 Nov 2013 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  22. Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting - Agenda - Html
  23. Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting - Agenda - Html
  24. Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting - Agenda - Pdf
  25. Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting - Agenda - Pdf
  26. Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting - Agenda - Splitscreen
  27. Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting - Agenda - Splitscreen
  28. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 10 Dec 2013 - Agenda - Html
  29. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 10 Dec 2013 - Agenda - Pdf
  30. Economic Development Advisory Committee - 07 Nov 2013 - Agenda - Html
  31. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 10 Dec 2013 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  32. 130107EDACAgenda
  33. 130122EDACAgenda
  34. 130205EDACAgenda
  35. 130219EDACAgenda
  36. 130305EDACAgenda
  37. 130319EDACAgenda
  38. 130402EDACAgenda
  39. 130423EDACAgenda
  40. 130528EDACAgenda
  41. 130611EDACAgenda
  42. 130702EDACAgenda
  43. 130813EDACAgenda
  44. 130910EDACAgenda
2015
  1. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 04 Dec 2015 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  2. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 04 Dec 2015 - Agenda - Html
  3. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 04 Dec 2015 - Agenda - Pdf
  4. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 13 Nov 2015 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  5. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 13 Nov 2015 - Agenda - Html
  6. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 13 Nov 2015 - Agenda - Pdf
  7. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 16 Oct 2015 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  8. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 16 Oct 2015 - Agenda - Html
  9. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 16 Oct 2015 - Agenda - Pdf
  10. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 02 Sep 2015 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  11. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 02 Sep 2015 - Agenda - Html
  12. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 02 Sep 2015 - Agenda - Pdf
  13. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 14 Aug 2015 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  14. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 14 Aug 2015 - Agenda - Html
  15. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 14 Aug 2015 - Agenda - Pdf
  16. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 5 June 2015 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  17. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 5 June 2015 - Agenda - Html
  18. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 5 June 2015 - Agenda - Pdf
  19. Economic Development Committee Meeting - Agenda - Splitscreen
  20. Economic Development Committee Meeting - Agenda - Html
  21. Economic Development Committee Meeting - Agenda - Pdf
  22. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 09 Apr 2015 - Agenda - Html
  23. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 09 Apr 2015 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  24. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 09 Apr 2015 - Agenda - Pdf
  25. EDC Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 26 Mar 2015 - Agenda - Html
  26. EDC Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 26 Mar 2015 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  27. EDC Branding Sub-Committee Meeting - 26 Mar 2015 - Agenda - Pdf
  28. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 11 Mar 2015 - Agenda - Pdf
  29. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 11 Mar 2015 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  30. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 11 Mar 2015 - Agenda - Html
  31. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 11 Feb 2015 - Agenda - Html
  32. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 11 Feb 2015 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  33. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 11 Feb 2015 - Agenda - Pdf
  34. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 07 Jan 2015 - Agenda - Html
  35. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 07 Jan 2015 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  36. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 07 Jan 2015 - Agenda - Pdf
2016
  1. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 17 Nov 2016 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  2. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 17 Nov 2016 - Agenda - Html
  3. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 17 Nov 2016 - Agenda - Pdf
  4. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 08 Jul 2016 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  5. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 08 Jul 2016 - Agenda - Html
  6. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 08 Jul 2016 - Agenda - Pdf
  7. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 25 Aug 2016 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  8. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 25 Aug 2016 - Agenda - Html
  9. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 25 Aug 2016 - Agenda - Pdf
  10. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 14 Oct 2016 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  11. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 14 Oct 2016 - Agenda - Html
  12. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 14 Oct 2016 - Agenda - Pdf
  13. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 17 Jun 2016 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  14. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 17 Jun 2016 - Agenda - Html
  15. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 17 Jun 2016 - Agenda - Pdf
  16. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 13 May 2016 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  17. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 13 May 2016 - Agenda - Html
  18. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 13 May 2016 - Agenda - Pdf
  19. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 08 Apr 2016 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  20. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 08 Apr 2016 - Agenda - Html
  21. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 08 Apr 2016 - Agenda - Pdf
  22. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 11 Mar 2016 - Agenda - Html
  23. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 11 Mar 2016 - Agenda - Pdf
  24. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 11 Mar 2016 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  25. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 12 Feb 2016 - Agenda - Pdf
  26. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 12 Feb 2016 - Agenda - Splitscreen
  27. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 12 Feb 2016 - Agenda - Html
  28. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 15 Jan 2016 - Agenda - Html
  29. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 15 Jan 2016 - Agenda - Pdf
  30. Economic Development Committee Meeting - 15 Jan 2016 - Agenda - Splitscreen

 

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