News, Stories and Resources (by category)


  • Beringia looking to expand it’s team! (4/19/2018) - Beringia Community Planning has openings for three positions: an office manager, a junior planner and an intermediate planner. Applications due April 30th. Beringia Community Planning Call for Interest Intermediate Planner Beringia Community Planning Call for Interest Junior Planner Beringia Community Planning Call for Interest Office Manager
  • Campbell River SOCP Vision (12/10/2015) - Learn more about all the good stuff happening in Campbell River – Here is a  video about the vision for Campbell River’s Sustainable Official Community Plan 2011.
  • First Nation Housing and Infrastructure Forum, December 8 – 9, 2015 (11/6/2015) - Strategic Financing. Economic Empowerment. Self-sufficient Communities. Jeff Cook is presenting at the First Nation Housing and Infrastructure Forum, hosted by the Canadian Institute, on December 8 – 9, 2015 in Toronto. He is speaking on “Managing Lands to Generate Revenue”. Hope to see you there!
  • Beringia wins two IAP2 Canada Core Values Awards (9/25/2015) -   On September 10, 2015, in Portland, Oregon, Jeff Cook and the Pikangikum Health Authority were recognized by the International Association for Public Participation, Canada for our work with the Pikangikum First Nation on its health plan entitled “Working It Out Together.” We received two awards: the Core Value Award for Project Category Indigenous Engagement […]
  • Beringia wins a CIP Awards for Planning Excellence (6/7/2015) - On May 28, 2015, the Canadian Institute of Planners announced the winners of the 2015 Awards and Recognition Programs and Beringia is on the list! (See the full list at Beringia and Pikangikum Health Authority have won the Award for Planning Excellence for Aboriginal Community Planning and Development for “Our Healing Journey: Pikangikum First […]



  • Plan Canada – Indigenous Planning (5/22/2017) - Plan Canada’s Winter Edition 2016 focuses on Indigenous Planning. From the Editorial Board (starting on Pg 12), Jeff Cook writes about “Reconciliation in Practical Terms” and poses the question How do we, as planners, meaningfully collaborate with Indigenous Canada to restore relationships, based on recognition, trust, cultural respect and dignity?
  • Plan Canada Special Edition on Indigenous Planning (7/9/2013) - In celebration of the Indigenous People’s Planning (Sub) Committee’s (IPPC) 10 year anniversary, IPPC has led the Canadian Institute of Planners’ publication of a second Plan Canada Special Edition on Indigenous Planning. Beringia contributed to several articles in the special edition: – Opinion Editorial (page 7), “Honouring Indigenous Planning: Renewing Our Commitment to Action” written […]
  • 2013 National Planning Awards (7/8/2013) - Beringia contributed to an award-winning “A Path Forward: A Regional Planning Toolkit” led by the BC Government and EcoPlan International. The toolkit is a resource guide to support Treaty First Nations, regional districts and local governments’ collaboration and planning. The toolkit was awarded the 2013 CIP Award for Planning Excellence in the Planning Publications category. […]


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