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High Ground 2023: Home

Take a look at our 2023 High Ground program (and save the date for 2024). Read on.

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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 (April 2023)

This edition of Briefing Notes features international stories from the past two months (March and April), offering some wise practices and lessons learned on the climate crisis (and swimming pools!), e-scooters, 15-minute cities, the housing first concept, housing poverty, and much more.

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Conversation Series

In the third edition of our Webinar Conversation Series, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation Ravi Kahlon and Minister of State for Trade George Chow presented B.C.’s newly-unveiled Mass Timber Action Plan, a comprehensive roadmap that details how B.C. will make buildings cleaner, while leveraging its abundant renewable resources and creating jobs for decades to come.

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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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