How one BC municipality is getting people to actually read public notices

August 8, 2012

Inspired by Toronto civic activist Dave Meslin’s TED Talk The Antidote to Apathy, Pemberton villager staffers set out to dramatically redesigned its public notices covering development applications, zoning and Official Community Plan amendments so residents can more easily understand them, and respond.  “We’ve received a lot of feedback from different community groups with compliments saying how they feel that we’re doing a better job,” said Mayor Jordan Sturdy. “You don’t often get that!”  Read more at The National Post.