Here’s our January Briefing Notes edition, with stories about public education, police body cams, accessibility in community design, devolution, and more…
Thank you for another year of much-needed progress, collaboration and conversation around the most pressing issues facing the communities where we live. We continue to be inspired by your work and we look forward to continue supporting you in the new year. With 2024 right around the corner, we’d like to take this time to reflect on your top story picks from this year.
Here’s our November Briefing Notes edition, with stories about COP 28, accessibility and public spaces, sustainable housing, Indigenous culture and the digital environment, and more…
Here’s our October Briefing Notes edition, with stories about AI and Indigenous conservation efforts, natural gas bans, car-free cities, the climate crisis, and more…
Here’s our September Briefing Notes edition, with stories about truth and reconciliation, wildfires response, vacancy control, housing as healthcare, and more!
Here’s our Summer Briefing Notes edition, prepared by our summer student, Isabelle Han — with stories about affordable housing, maximum temperature allowances, car-free streets, youth climate litigation and more!
Here’s our June Briefing Notes edition — with stories about winning a municipal election, Indigenous justice, urban farming, salmon migration, a smartphone ban, the circular economy and more!
Our May edition of ‘Briefing Notes’ covers the top stories from the month, including Vienna’s social housing program, BC’s e-bike rebate initiative, Quebec’s new Airbnb legislation, decriminalization, and much more. Also announcing #HighGround 2024 dates in Vancouver (March 22-23)!
Our December 2019 edition of Briefing Notes covers the most popular news stories of 2019, including climate emergency declarations, a food “happy hour” in Finland, and anti-black racism in Canada.
Briefing Notes for Fall 2019 includes stories on B.C.’s largest solar farm, changing the voting age to 16, and a universal basic income.
The Summer 2019 edition of Briefing Notes includes news on how Canada trails its G7 counterparts on climate action, an increasing number of youth learning Indigenous languages in B.C., and the case for rethinking public consultations.
Briefing Notes for June 2019 includes how education funding compares across Canada, accessing period products in schools, and a revolutionary greenhouse project in Saskatchewan.