The Islands Trust develops statistical and trend information about the people, ecosystems, economies, and communities of the Trust Area.
State of the Islands Report
In 2019, the Islands Trust finalized a State of the Islands report which includes information on social, economic and environmental trends.
It includes results of an August 2016 phone-poll of 426 island residents by Forum Research as part of that project.
Climate Change Indicators
The Islands Trust Council’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets out a strategy for developing:
- a set of climate change, demographic and environmental data and
- performance criteria in order to identify the effects of climate change in the Trust Area and to measure mitigation and adaption efforts.
In 2020, the Islands Trust contracted two reports to inform its work:
Census profiles for local trust areas and Bowen Island are available on Statistic Canada’s website.