Thursday, September 29


Emergency Management BC Update
Presentation [PDF - 1.1 MB]
Heather Lyle, Director – Integrated Public Safety, Emergency Management BC
Gord Sharpe, Manager – Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Management BC

Performance Audits in Local Government
Presentation [PDF - 284 KB]
Gordon Ruth, Auditor General for Local Government (AGLG)
Anthony (Tony) Ariganello, Chair – Audit Council, Auditor General for Local Government (AGLG)
Lori Berndt, Director – Performance Audit, Auditor General for Local Government (AGLG)
Chair Art Kaehn, Regional District of Fraser-Fort George

Stretch Code: A New Tool for Better Buildings
Presentation [PDF - 2.9 MB]
Councillor Lois Halko, District of Sparwood
Councillor David Dubois, Village of Cache Creek
Zachary May, Senior Codes Administrator, Office of Housing and Construction Standards

Targeting Irresponsible Dog and Cat Breeders
Presentation [PDF - 2.3 MB]
Anna North, Senior Policy Analyst, Ministry of Agriculture
Geoff Urton, Senior Manager – Stakeholder Relations, BCSPCA

Working Together to Prevent Wildfires in BC
Presentation [PDF - 3.6 MB]
Carol Loski, Manager – Prevention, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Kurtis Isfield, Manager – Fire Operations, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Councillor Greg Anderson, District of Invermere; Executive Director, Forest Enhancement Society of BC

Workshops & Study Tour

Collaboration Can Create New Affordable Housing Units
Presentation [PDF - 7 MB]
Kishone Roy, Chief Executive Officer, BC Non-Profit Housing Association
Tiffany Duzita, BC Director of Development, Community Land Trust Foundation of BC
Michael Flanigan, Vice President of Development and Asset Strategies, BC Housing
Mayor Jonathan Cote, City of New Westminster
Kevin Albers, Chief Executive Officer, M'Akola Development Services

Policy Implications for Short-term Vacation Rentals
Presentation [PDF - 1.8 MB]
Walt Judas, CEO, Tourism Industry Association of British Columbia (TIABC)
Mayor Josie Osborne, District of Tofino
Mayor Debra Kozak, City of Nelson
Barrett Fisher, CEO, Tourism Whistler
Jamie Mayes, Executive Director, Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce
James Chase, Chief Executive Officer, BC Hotel Association

Responding Safely to Relationship Violence
Presentation [PDF - 5.7 MB]
Balbir Gurm, Nursing Faculty, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Corina Carroll, Manager – Counselling Services, DIVERSEcity
Catherine Talbott, Executive Director, Provincial Office of Domestic Violence
Julie Czech, Senior Analyst, Provincial Office of Domestic Violence

Weird Weather: Straight Talk about Adaptation
Presentation [PDF - 5.9 MB]
Anna Warwick Sears, Executive Director, Okanagan Basin Water Board
Trevor Murdock, Climate Scientist, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
Tamsin Lyle, Flood Management Specialist, Ebbwater Consulting
Tamsin Mills, Senior Sustainability Specialist, City of Vancouver

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority Tour
Ian Robertson, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Victoria Harbour Authority
Sage Berryman, Chief Operating Officer, Ralmax Group of Companies

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