Community Innovation

EFFECTIVE - HIGH IMPACT - STRATEGIC

The CSPC works to ensure that local non-profits, businesses and municipal governments have the evidence, resources, capacity, and tools necessary to be both innovative and effective.

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Our Initatives

Foodshare Network: An Organizational Evaluation

Shift to Prevention: Eviction Prevention Program Evaluation

The Metis and First Nations Women's Program as a Promising Practice

Strategic Metrics and Network Mapping for Regional Outcome Monitoring

Recovery Agenda for the Vulnerable (RAV)

Pivot

Ready to Rent Homeless Prevention Tool (profiling food practices)

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Food Security Impact Study

Building capacity and supporting community

Our Partners

Community Innovation

Centering The Person in Personal Identification And Health: A Scoping Review

August 31, 2023

The use of personal identification (PID) to access many of life’s essential services is easy for many to take for granted. However, not having PID can significantly impact and individual’s health and well-being, excluding them from the most basic … Read more

Trauma Informed and Resilience Oriented Research Resource

August 30, 2023

This Trauma-Informed Resilience Oriented Research Resource (TIROR) including guidelines and principles are meant to inform how to undertake research with community co-researchers who have lived expertise with trauma and vulnerability, in a manner that supports their participation, health and … Read more

Moss Street Farmers Market – Common Ground Community Mapping Inclusion Project

August 28, 2023

Join us this Saturday, September 2, at the Moss Street Farmers Market as we showcase our Common Ground Community Mapping Inclusion Project in partnership with Community Living BC. Share your experiences on a large map of the CRD with … Read more

Household Prosperity + Quality of Life in Colwood

August 15, 2023

The purpose of this Household Prosperity Report is to establish a baseline of household prosperity in the City of Colwood to support the economy and, more broadly, to guide strategic decision making and service planning. Read The Report

Bastion Square Public Market – Common Ground Community Mapping Inclusion Project

July 31, 2023

Exciting News! Join us this Thursday, August 3rd, at the Bastion Square Public Market as we showcase our groundbreaking Common Ground Community Mapping Inclusion Project in partnership with Community Living BC. Share your experiences on a large map of … Read more

Preserving Paradise: A Hopeful Transformation of Public Transit

July 26, 2023

Imagine a breathtaking island community where golden sunsets, towering trees, and thriving coastal waters allure residents and tourists alike. However, beneath this paradise, a pressing challenge looms over its transportation system, impeding progress on accessibility and environmental sustainability while … Read more

Navigating the Future: Creating a More Inclusive and Sustainable Ferry Network

July 6, 2023

Connecting Coastal Communities: The Need for Change  Imagine an early summer morning on Malcolm Island, where the sun bathes the landscape in a warm glow, accompanied by a gentle breeze from the Queen Charlotte Strait. The awe-inspiring peaks of … Read more

Local Government Levers for Housing Affordability

June 20, 2023

As we navigate in an era marked by a nation-wide housing crisis, all levels of government are under pressure to address the challenge, although local governments are on the front lines. Municipalities also hold a pivotal role in orchestrating … Read more

Bridging the Gap: Promoting Equity Through E-Mobility and Active Transportation

May 31, 2023

In recent years, a quiet revolution has been taking place on the streets of cities worldwide. E-Bikes have been rapidly gaining popularity as a clean, efficient, and practical mode of transportation. As the province of British Columbia seeks sustainable … Read more

Uber Approved for Victoria: Mobility for who, and at what cost? 

May 18, 2023

With Uber being given the go-ahead to operate within the region, many are rejoicing at the thought of being able to have an alternative to taxis in the city. Despite the fanfare, many equity seeking groups and individuals have … Read more