Leadership Matters: Governance Forum for Local Leaders in Ontario

The keynote speaker at this year’s Forum is former mayor of Salt Lake City, Rocky Anderson.


Click here to link to videos taken from the Columbia Institute’s 2nd Annual Governance Forum at Harrison Hot Springs. Videos include:

Donna Morton, alternative economies, tax-shifting

Julie Spezia – affordable housing

Emanuel Machado & Josha MacNab – Dawson Creek’s energy planning

Rick Quail – sustainable Okotoks

Felice Mazzoni – community planning in Ucluelet

Blair Redlin – public-private partnerships

Ellen Gould – the Trade, Investment, Labour Mobility Agreement

John Malcolmson – changes in school district governance

Dan Paris – Vancity Enterprises & affordable housing

Dean Fortin – Burnside Gorge Family Self-Sufficiency program

Lee Ann Johnson – affordable housing crisis in Gibsons

Alice Sundberg – building partnerships for affordable housing


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.