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High Ground 2021

Take a look at what happened at our 2021 civic governance forum!

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Nurturing leadership for inclusive, equitable and sustainable communities.

We are an independent public policy think tank with a mission to foster and support leadership for inclusive, equitable and sustainable communities.

We believe that communities who value social justice, the environment and strong local economies are healthier and happier places to live.

E-newsletter (September 2021)

Our September Briefing Notes offers inspiring news from Canada, the USA, and around the world on changing birth certificates, #retrofitting, indigenous-led agriculture, municipal climate actions, the IPCC climate report, replacing gas stations, legacy of highways, and much more…

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Conversation Series

We’re excited to launch the second edition of our Conversation Series with an educational workshop on Municipal Best Practices for Sex Worker Safety.

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We’re committed to lifelong learning that benefits all segments of society. We recognize that the skyrocketing cost of education makes it difficult to return to the classroom for further learning, retraining, or skills advancement. That’s why we offer lifelong learning scholarship opportunities.

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