High Ground 2022: Civic Governance Forum
High Ground 2022 The 2022 civic governance forum was held virtually from Thursday, March 24 to Saturday, March 26, 2022. This year’s theme was Seeking Higher Ground: Leading Through Instability. We wanted to explore this theme as we are in a period of governing, at all levels, within ongoing, long-term, urgent and emergency conditions on…
Conversation Series #2: What’s Next for Local Climate Action & Resilience for Elected Officials?
Our second edition of our Webinar Conversation Series continues with a necessary community conversation on the connection between climate change, income security, community resilience, and power.
Conversation Series #2: What Can Local Electeds Do About Islamophobia?
Our second edition of our Webinar Conversation Series continues with our webinar on What Can Local Governments Do About Islamophobia?, organized in partnership with the Foundation for a Path Forward.
Conversation Series #2: Municipal Best Practices for Sex Worker Safety
We are pleased to announce the fifth edition of our Webinar Conversation Series: Municipal Best Practices for Sex Worker Safety with Living in Community.
Conversation Series: Webinar 4
Our fourth Conversation Series webinar will look at Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) programs and how they can benefit local communities.
Conversation Series: Webinar 3
Our third webinar in 2020 for local electeds from across British Columbia will look at how we can address the ongoing housing crisis and provide good, affordable homes for all.
Conversation Series: Webinar 2
In our second 2020 webinar, moderator Amy Lubik led a conversation with Seth Klein about his recently released book, A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency.
2020 Columbia Institute Reception during UBCM
Due to Covid 19, we won’t be holding our annual evening reception during this year’s Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) convention in Victoria, BC.