The following Powerpoint presentations were given by four master level student teams in the Transforming Destinations 503 class at Royal Roads University, Colwood B.C. Reports were also provided to show a deeper analysis and to provide the references that were used. The presentations were intended to be given to the elected official of the District of Sooke in April 2020, but COVID-19 had other plans.
The presentations were launched based on the information provided in this Sooke Baseline Study (pdf) prepared for this class and for the District of Sooke to use at their discretion.
Team 1: Transportation
Analysis of the Transportation System in Sooke BC
Our team’s primary purpose was to observe the current transportation issues and provide a recommended solution to the municipality of the Sooke to support their goals for economic development, environmental sustainability, and sustainable transportation at a local and regional level.
Team Members: Amit, Daniel, Gourab, Katherine and Manik
Team 2: Housing
Sooke’s Housing, Challenges and Opportunities
This presentation and paper will next present Sooke’s demographics and analyze how they influence the housing needs of the municipality.
Team Members: Devesh, Ishandeep, Justin, Scott, and Zoom
Team 3: Arts and Recreation
Destination Evaluation of Arts/Culture, Recreation in the Sooke Municipality
This report represents our findings and proposals regarding the Arts, Culture, and Recreation component in Sooke. These are key findings and suggestions that come as a result of a day-trip acting as tourists in Sooke. “During this trip, we used observational research to notice any limitations that may be hindering Sooke’s development, paired with insightful interviews from locals and employees in Sooke’s tourism field.”
Team members: Ada, Deepa, Kartik and Szilvia
Team 4: Health and Wellness
Improving Health & Wellness in Sooke
The purpose of this summary report is to provide a SWOT analysis of Health and Wellness in Sooke and explain possible applications of the opportunities from this analysis. Improving the life quality of Sooke community is the final aim. Explanations of opportunities to reach this aim will be explained in detail in this report.
Team members Kay, Faye, Justice, Mandeep, Shariq, Abhinav
|Read the pdf report here.|
The following the video are the Powerpoint presentations were given by five master level student teams in the Transforming Destinations 503 class at Royal Roads University, Colwood B.C. The presentations were made to various districts and municipalities in the greater West Shore area (Vancouver Island). The presentations were made before their client groups on the evening of November 27, 2018, at the beautiful Hatley Castle on the Royal Roads campus.
Instructors: Dr. Brian White and Britt Santowski
Team 1: CRD
|“Our task as a team was to investigate the supply and demand of regional parks for the Capital Regional district. Tonight’s presentation will be about 10 minutes and provide an overview of how we believe the changing demographics will effect the demand on parks currently situated in the West Shore.”
Team: Charles, Piyush D, Rehan, Rob, Summer, Yaya
Team 2: Metchosin
|“The project will focus on improving and expanding the Metchosin’s farmers market by creating better experience, attracting more people and encouraging more vendors”
Team: Meghan, Mariel, Lydia, Fiona, Natasha
Team 3: Sooke
|Sooke has great potential for tourism development. After examining sustainable development, this presentation looks at sustainable development in Sooke and the three issues standing preventing its development. Five recommendations are made.
Team: Arnel, Donneil, Grace, Md, Serena
Team 4: Colwood
|“This Trail Rating & Park Classification System is intended to communicate the characteristics of each of the City’s parks and trails and educate users on the nature of each park. It is the intention that this document will encourage and motivate the city’s citizens to take a more active and physical role in their lifestyles, leading to a healthy and happy community. It is also the intention of the document to market the city’s parks and trails to the wider populace and drive tourism through the use of the parks and trails.”
Team: Sugandh, Nova, Rohit, Helen, Giovanni
Team 5: Langford
|A look at “Connectivity of new parks and trails in south Langford.”
Team: Adithya, Liang, Nelly, Piyush P, Tian