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Join us next year for High Ground from Friday, March 7 to Saturday, March 8, 2025 in Vancouver, BC.

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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 (June 2024)

Here’s our June Briefing Notes edition, with stories about resilient communities, heat waves, decolonizing the seafood industry, and more…

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Conversation Series

In the fourth edition of our Webinar Conversation Series, we will cover topics including decarbonization, accelerating community energy transformation, supporting women in local governance, and more.

Join us for the fourth event on Thursday, October 26 from 4pm to 5pm PDT for a webinar on the Retention of Progressive Women and Gender Minorities in Municipal Elected Offices, hosted in partnership with the Feminist Campaign School.

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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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