An overview of PlaceSpeak, its purpose and its features.
PlaceSpeak’s Chief GIS Officer—or CGeO’—Will Cadell, talks about what makes PlaceSpeak unique and important in advancing online public consultation.
PlaceSpeak advances public consultation to a whole new level by enabling evidence-based decision-making by allowing citizens to influence the process in an open, safe, secure and transparent manner.
Former BC premier and Vancouver mayor Mike Harcourt talks about the important role that PlaceSpeak plays in facilitating citizen engagement. Mr. Harcourt is the Chair of PlaceSpeak’s Board of Directors.
Ken Cameron talks about the challenges inherent in regional planning and how PlaceSpeak can help overcome some of the hurdles.
David Vogt is excited about how PlaceSpeak enables residents to amplify their sense of place—and their sense of voice—on their own terms.
Gordon Price explains how PlaceSpeak can enhance the quality of public consultations by improving communication between everybody involved.
Mike Harcourt spoke to City of North Vancouver council on Nov. 14 to ask for support for PlaceSpeak’s upcoming Urban Future Survey of Metro Vancouver residents.
Bob Ransford—a public affairs consultant and urban designer—explains how PlaceSpeak can be used to reach out and engage people who aren’t traditionally involved in public consultations.
Andrea Wing explains what excites her about PlaceSpeak—namely connecting communities with issues that effect them. Andrea is the founder and CEO of BuskFilms, a video-on-demand site showcasing the best in independent film.
Colleen Hardwick says her ambition for the platform is ‘power to the people’; but bringing them together with proponents (developers and governments).
Colleen Hardwick asserts that the consultation crisis is really one of confidence of the electorate in their decision makers, in their politicians, and in their bureaucrats.
Colleen Hardwick discusses how public consultation as part of our overall participatory democracy is based on the persuasion of peers—not coercion, nor sneaking behind their backs.
Colleen Hardwick explains how PlaceSpeak works by authenticating people to their residential addresses. This enables authentic online conversations or consultations with proponents of issues.
Colleen Hardwick talks about how the idea of PlaceSpeak came about.
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