Resilient Communities: Cool Ideas for Locally Elected Leaders


Our annual governance forum in Harrison Hot Springs explores the idea of resiliency and the bold and creative ways in which leaders and communities are responding to the major environmnetal challenges of our time.

Presentations:

Bill Rees – The Big Picture: The Jekyll and Hyde of Resilience

Juan Torres – Children and Cities: Planning to Grow Together

Briony Penn – Conservation Offsets: Stretching Funds for Greenspace, Watersheds and Community Forests


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.