Rapid economic growth topic of discussion

Dr. Glen Schmidt from the University of Northern British Columbia will give a talk on the topic Social Aspects of Rapid Economic Growth.

Dr. Glen Schmidt an associate professor from the University of Northern British Columbia will give a talk at city hall on March 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the topic Social Aspects of Rapid Economic Growth.

Everyone is invited to attend this presentation which is presented free by the city’s Social Planning Council and the City of Williams Lake.

While serving in several roles at UNBC Schmidt continues to be involved in direct social work practice on a part-time basis working primarily in the areas of mental health and employee assistance.

Most recently he has been examining agency and organization capacity building in northern B.C. as well as drug use among northern B.C. youth.

For more information on this event and the Social Planning Council contact Anne Burrill at aburrill@williamslake.ca or call 250-392-8480, or Jessica Knodel at spc-coordinator@xplornet.com.


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