In our fall issue, we spotlight inspiring stories on free transit for kids, basic income, cities designed for all, youth engaged in climate action and elections, protection for gig economy workers , sustainable economies, and so much more. Read on
Looking for some summer inspiration on climate action action, public engagement, happy cities, plastic bags, transport, and more? Take a look at the summer edition of Briefing Notes. Read full Briefing Notes
On Tuesday, October 29, we held 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 Canad Held at Heritage Hall in Vancouver, the evening event included a delicious buffet dinner, cash READ MORE
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.