Video Library

The BC Rural Centre Video Library contains timely, impactful, and community-minded videos on many rural, remote and First Nations topics.

Common Interests, Common Purpose

Splatsin First Nation councillor George William and Lumby mayor Kevin Acton discuss how their respective…

Aboriginal business success stories

Aboriginal Business Success Stories

From the desert vineyards of Southern British Columbia, to the frozen tundra high above the…

Telemedicine can provide rural patients access to palliative care in their homes

Telemedicine Connects Rural Patients Nearing the End of Life

Palliative care is one of many areas of pressing rural need. In this PBS video,…

Cowichan Lake

Cowichan Lake Community Forest Co-op and Pacheedaht First Nation

People in the Cowichan Lake communities and Pacheedaht First Nation will benefit from a unique…

The Power of indigenous tourism

The Power of Indigenous Tourism

Indigenous tourism can provide a culturally sensitive boost to First Nations’ economies.

Tech Jobs to Rural Places

Tech jobs — a path toward rural renewal? Nick Roseth explores this question in the…

Sustainable Forestry: the Swedish Model

Are there lessons to be learned from the Swedish approach to sustainable forestry?

Deep Roots 2 — the Harrop-Procter Community Forest Story

Of the over 50 community forests in British Columbia, only one — in tiny Harrop-Procter,…

Deep Roots 1 — the Harrop-Procter Community Forest story

Harrop-Procter Community Forest, located on the rugged eastern shore of Kootenay Lake’s West Arm, is…

Successful BC farmers markets rock!

Successful BC Farmers’ Market Farmers

In partnership with the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets…

Youth Exodus to Art Epicentre?

What kind of future should a struggling rural town choose? In the town of Green…

“Happy Valley”? Place-making in the Cowichan Valley

  Charles Montgomery discusses”Happy Valley” — place-making focused on the future of Vancouver Island’s Cowichan Valley.…

Young rural couple "escape the city"!

Young City Couple “Escape the City”!

Rochelle and Jean-Michel Longval are typical young urbanites. Or are they? Both are professionals. They…

Highlands & Islands

Highlands & Islands Enterprise — Prickly Thistle

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is an ambitious Scottish organization with a unique mandate, one…

By their own hands — the people of St. Andrews take charge!

By Their Own Hands — St. Andrews, Nova Scotia

Building on the legacy of pioneering Scottish and, later, Dutch immigrants, St. Andrews, Nova Scotia,…

Cormac Russell on ABCD

Cormac Russell Explains Asset-Based Community Development

Cormac Russell is Managing director of Nurture Development, one of eleven strategic partners of the ABCD Institute,…

Farmers have a future

Farmers Have a Future — Lindsey Shute

  Farmers have a future. At least according to Lindsey Lusher Shute, Executive Director and…

Local Manufacturing Big in Rural America

Local manufacturing matters in rural America, employing more than 3.5 million workers. As rural America’s…

Is there a doctor in the house?!

Is There a Doctor in the House? Attracting Physicians to Rural Towns

Is there a doctor in the house? Rural health care is a pressing challenge for…

Affordable Rural Housing — the View from Yorkshire, UK

Affordable rural housing is often at a premium in small communities and rural regions. While…

festivals and fairs play an important role in rural communities

Rural American Fairs & Festivals

It’s Fall, and across rural North America, festivals and fairs are in full swing, celebrating…

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