The Integration Part of Integrated Community Sustainability Planning (ICSP)


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Smart Planning Facilitators presented to planning colleagues from around the province at the 2011 PIBC Annual Conference.
The team delivered an interactive session that enabled the participants to hear from each other and discuss their opportunities and concerns, about the principle of integration – one of seven principles on which Integrated Community Sustainability Planning are based.
Interested in having SPC Facilitators describe ICSP processes in your community? Contact Joan Chess,

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The Integration Part of Integrated Community Sustainability Planning (ICSP)

  1. 1. Joan Chess Laurie Cordell Jen NicholsThe IntegrationPart of ICSPPIBC 06.01.11Smart PlanningFor Communities
  2. 2. OutlineA Quick Introduction Fraser Basin Council Smart Planning for Communities ProgramThe Principle of Integration Examples from BCLearning from each other
  3. 3. The Fraser Basin Council:advancing sustainability throughout BC
  4. 4. What do we do? 1 Process Advice 2 Strategic Support 3 Education & Training 4 Technical Expertise 5 Online Resources
  5. 5. Integrated Community Sustainability Planning Principles • Long-term thinking • Broad scope • Integration • Collaboration • Public Engagement & Education • Implementation • Monitoring &EvaluationNkMip Desert Cultural Centre, Osoyoos courtesy: HOTSON BAKKER BONIFACE + urbanistes
  6. 6. INTEGRATION• Combined into a whole• Uniting several components previously regarded as separate Gas Tax Agreement: Coordinated approach linking different plans/planning
  7. 7. One example:Low Carbon EmissionsEconomy & ForestManagement Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic led to emerging bio-energy sector in Interior BC. Pellet plants have huge export market in Europe.
  8. 8. CITY OF CRANBROOK• Integration andplanning process• Bringing in theactions of thewhole community
  9. 9. City of Dawson Creek Sustainability Planning Process Goals Phases Highlights
  10. 10. City of Kelowna Cultural Plan Demographics Investments Highlights
  11. 11. District of North Saanich Holistic integration Using food theme as concept for integration
  12. 12. City of Kamloops Social Plan Increased capacity Reports to Council Education Committees
  13. 13. Learning from Each Other
  14. 14. Learning from Each Other • What enables integration? • What hinders integration?
  15. 15. Learning from each otherBig city or small town, how would you approach integration?
  16. 16. ConclusionTake home messageFinal thoughts
  17. 17. Thank you Sustainability Facilitators Joan Chess: 250-612-0282, Laurie Cordell: 250 -489-4860. Communications Coordinator Jennifer Nichols: 604-376-9994, ManagerMaureen LeBourdais: 250-392-1400,
  18. 18. Funders Group• BC Hydro• Indian and Northern Affairs Canada• BC Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development• BC Ministry of Environment• Real Estate Foundation of BC• Canadian Rural Partnership