2014 State of the Basin Snapshot Report Released

The RDI is pleased to announce the release of the 2014 State of the Basin Snapshot Report.

The State of the Basin project is an indicator monitoring initiative aimed at improving the Basin-Boundary region’s understanding of important trends related to economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being in our communities. The Snapshot report provides brief, graphic highlights of ongoing State of the Basin research and is meant to inspire readers to learn more about the topics that are important to them.

This year, the RDI has made it easier than ever for readers to dig deeper into facts that pique their interest. The report is electronically linked to Trends Analysis reports and the Digital Basin online data portal. Readers can click on any page heading or individual fact to access in-depth data and analysis on the RDI website.

Highlights from this year’s report include:

  • The median property value for a single family residence is $261,000
  • Incomes are more equally distributed in all Basin-Boundary communities than the BC and Canadian averages
  • Our region hosts over 100 annual festivals and special events each year
  • 2014 was the biggest wildfire year since 2007

Click the image below to view the full report.

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