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Suggested Ways of Engaging the Community in #ElkValley #BC

The following ideas were crowdsourced at an Advisory Group meeting of the Teck Coal Elk Valley Communities of Interest Initiative on January 29, 2014. Additional ideas are welcome!

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Active Use of Social Media

Active Use of Social Media

More active use of social media from the District.

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Coffee Gatherings

Coffee Gatherings
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Community Events

Community Events

Community events that are open ended. Conversations that involved a food and culture component to attract people and create a sense of a shared experience.

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Community Forum

Community Forum

Have a topic "child care issues" example: Have a community forum to share. Invite everyone - citizens, business etc.

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Conversation in communities

Conversation in communities
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Door to door engagement

Door to door engagement
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Facebook

Facebook
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Free Food

Free Food
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Gathering Places

Gathering Places

Sparwood specific example: don't have a single coffee shop in town.

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Host a Community Event - Like We Do Coal Miners Day

Host a Community Event - Like We Do Coal Miners Day
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Interactive Web Page

Interactive Web Page
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Issues in Community

Issues in Community

Loss of access due to mine expansion.

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Issue Specific Blog Sites for Community Dialogue

Issue Specific Blog Sites for Community Dialogue
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Local Governments Together

Local Governments Together
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Media

Media

Increased communication with media

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Municipal Involvement

Municipal Involvement
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Open houses on community issues.

Open houses on community issues.
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Opportunities to Engage

Opportunities to Engage

More opportunities for the public to engage: Stands in the mall to discuss issues with people once a month.

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Podcasts & Videos in public places.

Podcasts & Videos in public places.
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Quarterly Stakeholders Engagement

Quarterly Stakeholders Engagement

Facilitating stronger partnerships to create opportunity.

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Radio Show

Radio Show
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Recruiting Fairs

Recruiting Fairs
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Sharing Experiences

Sharing Experiences

Share fun (celebrate), go on field trips (to see real things) & share food (culturally meaningful).

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Social Media

Social Media

By using social media people who want to be engaged but also want some anonymity will be able to have that.

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Social Media

Social Media

While no additional note was listed, this person was indicating support for the use of social media tools to support community building and engagement in the Elk Valley.

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