Join us for our third fundraising dinner – a celebration of the invaluable contribution of Charley Beresford, our former Executive Director for 12 years – for her nurturing leadership of sustainable, equitable, and inclusive communities across Canada. The evening celebration includes a delicious buffet dinner, cash bar, raffle, and mingling with friends who care about the communities READ MORE
Check out the latest e-news edition of our e-newsletter, Briefing Notes, with an update on High Ground 2020, a spotlight on education, and stories on millenials, parking and social equity, policies to ramp up climate action, and more. There’s plenty of summer reading here! Read full Briefing Notes https://mailchi.mp/columbiainstitute/june_e-news
The Columbia Institute will hold its annual Centre for Civic Governance Forum at the Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel in Vancouver, BC from Friday, March 27 to Saturday, March 28. Stay tuned for more information. In the meantime, take a look at last year’s program here
The Columbia Institute’s Centre for Civic Governance held its annual Centre for Civic Governance Forum in Harrison Hot Springs from Friday, March 29 to Saturday, March 30. The theme of the 2019 event was “High Ground: Rising to the Challenge.” Program: Click here Photos: Click here . Videos: Click here . Presentations Conference Opening Stratcom’s BC Public Opinion Poll Results Poverty Reduction and Income Inequality in BC READ MORE
Commissioned by CUPE Alberta, this Back in House Workbook, Why Local Governments are Bringing Services Home , which was prepared by Gaetan Royer with Charley Beresford and Keith Reynolds, provides a practical guide to helping communities identify the outsourced work and services that can and should be brought back in house.
In this month’s issue, we’re happy to share inspirational examples of policy-making and public leadership from around the world. Topics include childcare, inclusion, women in politics, human composting, curbing hate speech, agrihoods, and much more! Read full Briefing Notes