Wildfire Business Transition Project News

This page contains all the latest news and resources related to the Wildfire Business Transition Project.

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Workshop participants learn how to improve the financial health of their businesses

June 1, 2018

Williams Lake, BC -- Once you understand your financial statements you can use them to better understand – and improve – your business.

That was the message delivered during a series of workshops in 100 Mile House and Williams Lake this past week. The workshops were organized by Community Futures Cariboo-Chilcotin as part of the... READ MORE

Community Futures Thompson Country hires wildfire transition team

May 7, 2018

Community Futures Thompson Country has recruited Colin O’Leary, former wildfire recovery manager for the Thompson-Nicola Regional District, as part of the Wildfire Transition Project. Colin will focus on business continuity and emergency preparedness planning.

Colin was engaged by the Regional District to assess the impact on businesses of last... READ MORE

Successful workshops held in Williams Lake

April 30, 2018

Community Futures Cariboo Chilcotin hosted two workshops on Human Resources and Personal Development.

Facilitated by John Singleton, the workshops focused on stress and time management. Participants explored what causes stress, how it impacts their lives, and methods for controlling their reaction to stressful situations. The group also learned how to make simple adjustments in their workdays to manage their time more effectively. Thirty-five people attended the... READ MORE

Agriculture takes centre stage at workshops in Lytton

April 30, 2018

Community Futures Central Interior First Nations held a successful two-day workshop in Lytton on April 24th and 25th, featuring several speakers and presentations related to agriculture. The workshop was organized in partnership with Paula Cranmer-Underhill, Executive Director for the Rosie Skuki Weaving Centre, Lytton First Nation.


Support available for rural businesses impacted by the 2017 wildfires

April 9, 2018

Rural small businesses that have been impacted by the 2017 wildfires in British Columbia can access help in the recovery process from their local Community Futures office. Five Community Futures offices in the areas affected by the wildfires – Community Futures Cariboo Chilcotin, Central Interior First Nations, North Cariboo, Sun... READ MORE


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