BC Ideas Gathering


Thank you for sharing your perspectives on economic development in your community and region. The purpose of this survey is to gain a better understanding of the successes, challenges, and needs of B.C. communities in the area of economic development. This information will be used to help the Design, Coordination & Outreach Branch in developing tools and resources for the BC Ideas Exchange program.
The survey has four questions in addition to asking you to identify your community. If you give your consent, we may follow up with you by phone or email to ask further questions about your community’s story.
We value the time you take to share your experience and perspective.
Privacy Statement
Participation in the following survey is completely voluntary, and will aid in the development of economic development programs, tools, and initiatives. A response is encouraged, not required. Please do not provide any third-party information (i.e. talk about others) in your responses to the survey. In addition, please do not provide any personal information about yourself other than what a question asks for in the open-field text boxes.
Your personal information is collected for the purposes of gaining insight into the economic development needs, successes, and challenges of BC’s communities by the Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology under s. 26 (c) and (e) of the Freedom of  Information and Protection of Privacy Act. For questions regarding the collection of personal information, please contact Susan Low, Economic Development Analyst, 7th Floor – 1810 Blanshard Street, Victoria, BC, Phone: 250-953-3768

You and Your Community

What is the community you represent or work in?

In which region of B.C. is your community located?

These regions correspond to area associations under UBCM.

What is your role in the community?

Select all that apply

Your Community's Successes and Challenges

In your opinion, what successes has your community enjoyed in its recent economic development activities?

Share your story!

In your opinion, what challenges has your community faced in its recent economic development activities?

Share your story!

In your opinion, what tools, resources, or assistance have been of notable benefit to your community to support its economic development activities?

In your opinion, what tools, resources, or assistance would be of most benefit in the future?


Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and perspective today. If you choose, please provide your contact information for follow-up if you are willing to be contacted about your community’s story.
Please note that any contact information will only be used for communication purposes. Contact information will not be shared or distributed with any third party. Please note that survey information is stored on SimpleSurvey servers, which are housed in Canada.

Your Full Name

Email Address

Phone Number

*I consent to being contacted by the Design, Coordination & Outreach Branch for follow-up questions about my survey responses, including my community's economic development story.

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