IR continues to make contributions to the socioeconomic well-being of Indigenous peoples through community engagement while providing employment priority, on-the-job skills training and business opportunities. We are committed to improving our understanding and respect for Indigenous knowledge, cultures and traditional practices that support sustainable development. We seek to earn the trust of Indigenous communities and peoples by delivering on our commitments and responsibilities.
IR successfully demonstrated a proficiency to collect and analyze complex socioeconomic data to facilitate data-driven decision-making among municipal clients in BC. For the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality (NRRM), IR developed an interim labour market and economic strategy.
Following a highly competitive RFP process, the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) contracted IR to facilitate three public participation events concerning the regional water system.
The Natural Resources Canada (NRC) Canadian Forest Service Effects (CFSE) program implements research to clarify the risk and impact of cumulative effects on forested lands. The research includes data on anthropogenic and natural disturbance and incorporates climate change scenarios. This program supports the federal impact assessment process and includes mitigation and restoration from identified impacts.