Creates broad economic benefits to support BC’s overall COVID recovery.
Strengthens local economic development by creating jobs in traditional resource communities that leverage existing skills.
Provides economic support and training for local employers in the watershed economy (e.g., infrastructure, agriculture, fishing, and forestry) to improve the efficiency and sustainability of their water and land use.
Facilitates private sector innovation in clean technology and water efficiency.
Reconciliation in Action
Advances reconciliation and Indigenous economic development by catalyzing Indigenous employment opportunities and facilitating inclusive G2G watershed planning processes and partnerships with local non-Indigenous communities.
A Stronger BC
Protects public health and safety, advances CleanBC and delivers climate adaptation that makes communities more resilient to floods, fires and droughts and increases water security.
Improves BC’s agriculture practices and food security by supporting B.C. farmers with strengthened drought response and funding for ecosystem goods and services.
Builds robust local watershed management regimes and strengthened governance capacity for the future
Flourishing Salmon Runs
Helps rebuild wild salmon and wildlife populations by putting people to work restoring the health and vitality of BC’s rivers, valleys and wetlands