COMMUNITY NEWS

Strategic Sectors Development Plans

The consultants conducting the Strategic Sector Study for the Regional District recently issued the newsletter posted below that summarizes the status of the project. The RDMW has also hosted several sector workshops with industry participants to discuss ideas for initiatives that could help boost economic activity. You can read a summary of these focus group discussions in the document below. We have also developed an online survey to provide an additional opportunity to provide thoughts and suggestions on the development of the strategic sectors. The survey can be accessed by the following link - https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Z3QWHKM

Regional Plan Review

The Regional District of Mount Waddington (RDMW) is currently undertaking a bylaw review process to update the RDMW Regional Plan Bylaw No. 674, 2003. The Regional Plan is a strategic policy document, it establishes a vision for the Region and combines Regional District policies on land use, regional district services and economic development. The Plan also guides Regional District decisions on Crown land referrals. Please click this item to be taken to the full article.

Growing Malcolm Island - Our Economic Development Plan

EcoPlan International, a company specializing in community economic development, has submitted a final report that provides a blueprint for community economic development for Malcolm Island. Please click this news item to be taken to a summary of the major recommendations of the Economic Development Plan and a link to download the full report.

PHONE SCAM WARNING - FEBRUARY 4, 2014

To All North Island Residents: Recently some scam phone calls have been made to local residents which appear to have been made by the Regional District of Mount Waddington office in Port McNeill. We wanted to warn you that these calls are fraudulent and do not come from the Regional District - we do NOT ever make sales calls and we do NOT handle vacations, cruises, etc. If you receive a call which appears to be from the Regional District of Mount Waddington and the caller is offering/selling anything that seems too good to be true or requesting credit card or personal information: 1. DO NOT PROVIDE YOUR CREDIT CARD, OTHER FINANCIAL OR PERSONAL INFORMATION! 2. Contact the Port McNeill RCMP Detachment at 250-956-4441 to report the incident. 3. If you are unsure about the nature of the call, please end the call and phone the Regional District of Mount Waddington at 250-956-3301 or 250-956-3161 and speak to either Liette or Melissa to discuss your concerns.
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