What's New at SASCI!


Town pledges funds for SASCI analysis

The Town of Pincher Creek recently agreed to help fund the first phase of our project to plan a sustainable economic future for Pincher Creek.   The first phase, which is now starting, is an analysis of the socio-economic impacts of the closure of the Waterton Complex.
Read the article in the Pincher Creek Echo here.
You can read more about the project on our website, www.sasci.ca, under the Projects tab.
This project is also generously financially supported by Shell Canada and the Alberta Real Estate Foundation.

SASCI asks what's next for post-Shell economy

The Pincher Creek Echo covered SASCI's pitch to the MD of Pincher Creek for funding to support our proposed socio-economic impact assessment of the eventual decline and closure of the Waterton plant.

Read the whole article here:   http://www.pinchercreekecho.com/2016/11/14/sasci-asks-whats-next-for-post-shell-economy




New titles in SASCI book collection!

There are new titles about community sustainability, climate change adaptation, and green living in the SASCI book collection available through the Pincher Creek library.

Check out our titles by searching for "SASCI" on-line here.


Full house for Conflict Resolution workshop!

We had a full house of 25 participants at our Conflict Resolution workshop in Pincher Creek on March 6!  Thanks to all for coming out!  We hope you found the workshop valuable, and hope to see you at our next one.  We are already taking registrations for our upcoming Governance Education for Non-Profits workshop on May 8th!


SASCI continues to deliver capacity-building workshops!

Last fall, SASCI hosted a facilitation skills development workshop in Pincher Creek, as described in this article in the Pincher Creek Voice.   This workshop was put on by Kerry Brown and Karla Reesor of the company Moving Forward Ltd.  A wide range of community service organizations participated, including the Crowsnest Pass Boys and Girls Club, Crowsnest Pass Children's Services, Pincher Planters, Rotary, Mustangs Football, Oldman Watershed Council, Community Futures, Cowboy Poetry, Group Group Youth, Chamber of Commerce, and Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village.  Schools and private businesses were also represented.

Watch for news of upcoming capacity-building workshops soon!