The Sharing of Good Ideas


The Sharing of Good Ideas, Saturday May 26th, 2012

Workers Arts and Heritage Centre

51 Stuart Street, Hamilton Ontario

 

Join other locally elected leaders and policy experts for stimulating discussion on incorporating key social and environmental initiatives at the local level.

Just announced, keynote speaker Jim Stanford!jimstanford

Jim Stanford: Jim Stanford is an Economist with the Canadian Auto Workers, Canada’s largest private-sector trade union. He received his Ph.D. in Economics in 1995 from the New School for Social Research in New York, and also holds economics degrees from Cambridge University and the University of Calgary. Jim is the author of Economics for Everyone (published in 2008 by Pluto Press and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives). He writes an economics column for the Globe and Mail, and is a member of CBC TV’s regular National News economics panel, “The Bottom Line.” He lives in Toronto with his partner and two daughters. 
 

Panel discussions include:

  • The Municipal Role in Home Energy Retrofits
  • Implementing a Climate Change Action Charter

 

Click here for a list of speakers.

 

Click here for event agenda. 

For more information, please contact Stephanie Levesque, Ontario Director.


About Centre for Civic Governance

The Centre for Civic Governance works to support community leadership meeting today’s social and environmental challenges: climate change, Canada’s increasing equity gap, and shifting social trends. At the Centre for Civic Governance, our goal is to strengthen Canadian communities through sharing best practices, providing tools for locally elected leaders, and progressive policy analysis. We strive to provide knowledge and information to make real and positive social change.