News, Stories and Resources (by category)


  • Junior Planner – Indigenous Community Planning (Beringia Community Planning Inc.) (1/6/2021) - Beringia Community Planning Inc. is currently seeking to expand their staff team to include a junior community planner with 2 to 5 years of experience in Indigenous planning/community development. Learn more about the community planner job. Submit a Resume and Cover Letter to by January 18, 2021.
  • Beringia and Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council Place Gold (6/25/2020) - Beringia and Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council were awarded GOLD for Our Sacred Land: Indigenous Peoples’ Land Use Planning Handbook in BC – in the PIBC category “Policy Planning – Small Town & Rural Areas” The Planning Institute of BC “annually recognizes the professional work and individual accomplishments of members across British Columbia and Yukon through […]
  • 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!



  • 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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