Join the conversation online to shape the way we live, work and play in the Columbia Basin. Share what’s important to you through Thoughtexchange, an online tool that brings people together digitally. ​

How it works

Share your thoughts to the following open-ended question.

Imagine life in the Columbia Basin in 25 years. What are your thoughts on how your community and the Basin can be a great place to live, work and play in the future?

  • Be sure to put each idea into a separate thought bubble
  • Share as many thoughts as you like

Star thoughts shared by other participants out of 5 stars

  • Rating 20 to 30 thoughts is ideal

Discover new thoughts and how they are rating

  • See what thoughts are rating highly and how your thoughts are rated 

Continue the conversation, join more than once so you can see and rate new thoughts since your last visit. All voices matter, and your participation is crucial and valued.  

Account Set Up

To participate, you’ll be asked to set up and use an account. This will allow you to come back to the exchange to add more thoughts or change your stars as often as you like. Your input is seen by many, but your identity remains private.


By participating you acknowledge the following:

The personal information requested in this account request and subsequent submissions is collected under the authority of section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA), and will be used by Columbia Basin Trust for administrative and evaluative purposes relating to the Our Trust, Our Future 2020 engagement. The collection, use and disclosure of personal information is subject to the provisions of the FOIPPA. Any questions regarding such may be directed to: FOIPPA Inquiries, Senior Manager, Information Services, Columbia Basin Trust, Suite 300, 445–13 Ave., Castlegar, BC, V1N 1G1, 1.800.505.8998.

You can participate until March 31, 2020 11:59 p.m