Category: Economics

LEAP Forum

LEAP Forum

The Cortes Island’s Local Economic Action Plan (LEAP) is an initiative by the Cortes Island Business and Tourism Association (CIBATA). The LEAP goal is to foster community economic development through community engagement and planning. The LEAP Forum Feb 24th at the Klahoose Multipurpose Building shared results from the Cortes economic survey and the Official Community Plan’s strategic vision, and it… Read more →

LEAP Conversation Cafe Cortes

LEAP Conversation Cafe from Romina Jones on Vimeo.

LEAP (Local Economic Action Plan) is an initiative of the Cortes Island Business and Tourism Association (CIBATA) that fosters home-grown economic development through community engagement and planning.

The LEAP conversation cafe allowed community members an opportunity to think about economic issues on the island and through tackling diverse questions together help shape the LEAP process and make it relevant and valuable to the Cortes community.
LEAP acknowledges the support of Island Coastal Economic Trust and the Strathcona Regional District.