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Tuning in to October 15th: A Day-long Learning & Connecting Session for Local Electeds

We are excited to invite you to our first in-person event in over two years! Please join us for a day of learning, skills-development, and connecting.

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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.

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E-newsletter (June 2022)

Our sixth edition of ‘Briefing Notes’ in 2022 shares excerpts on our first in-person event in over two years, major changes to Canada’s drug policy, trauma-informed policing, affordable housing, and 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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