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State of BC Coastal Communities 2015

Coastal communities across British Columbia are surrounded by vast natural resources and unparalleled beauty. The ocean is at the heart of these communities – providing food, transportation, recreation, a sense of place, and so much more. The relationship between these communities and the ocean helps define their economic, social and cultural fabric. For post-settlement communities this association goes back over 150 years, while for First Nations, thousands of years of economic activity, knowledge, traditions and culture have evolved with the ocean and its resources... read more>