Category Archives : Events


From the Ground Up: Using Local Assets to Build Inclusive Sustainable Communities

Photos from the event Presentations from the event Adrienne Montani: Living Wage In BC Andre Isakov:  Going Local       Program Highlights Friday Morning 11:00 – 12:15   How Big is Your Magic Wand?   Municipal Powers and Sustainability.  This session explores practical definitions of sustainability, the cost of climate change and integrating a triple bottom line (social, economic and environmental) framework.  It will look at local government tools READ MORE


Leadership Matters: A Governance Forum for Local Leaders in Ontario – May 9 & 10, 2008

Last June, "Sustainable Communities", the first annual Centre for Civic Governance Forum, brought together mayors, councillors and school board trustees from every region across Ontario to discuss key issues. Participants gave the Forum high marks calling it “brilliant”, “fantastic” and “the best I’ve seen in years”. Now Columbia Institute’s Centre for Civic Governance is offering READ MORE