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NCDD Workshop: “Facilitating Effective Dialogue on Challenging Community Issues”

From November 2-4, PlaceSpeak will be attending the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD)'s 2018 National Conference. There is significant evidence to suggest that Americans are more polarized than ever: Pew

PlaceSpeak at the International Identity Summit

In September 2018, PlaceSpeak participated in the International Identity Summit, an event which connects Identity and Access Management leaders and innovators from around the world to share perspectives and identify strategic opportunities, with the potential to

New Opportunities to Provide Feedback on Federal Government Issues

Federal government departments are increasingly recognizing the importance of going beyond traditional means of engaging Canadians on important issues. Currently, many consultations request that public feedback be submitted via email or mail. While surveys

3 Online Citizen Engagement Lessons from the Cowichan Valley Regional District

At last year’s UBCM Convention, the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) received the Community Excellence Award, Best Practices in Organizational Development & Improvements, for their region-wide approach to citizen engagement. The CVRD wanted to reach

PlaceSpeak at the Code for Canada 2018 Showcase

The two biggest levers for improving people’s lives at scale are technology and government. What happens when we bring them together? PlaceSpeak was honoured to be included in Code for Canada's 2018 Showcase, which