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PlaceSpeak Featured in GovTech’s “2017 from A to Z”

We are delighted to have been included in Government Technology Magazine's 2017 Year in Review: "As government seeks to increase citizen engagement online, new platforms are emerging that aim to make that interaction as painless as possible.

PlaceSpeak Receives PHABC Healthy Corporate Citizen Award

PlaceSpeak has received the Public Health Association of British Columbia (PHABC) Healthy Corporate Citizen Award. The platform was nominated for its ability to empower ordinary citizens from across the province to engage with pressing issues

Government of Canada to Launch First PlaceSpeak Consultation

This winter, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) will be the first federal government department to use PlaceSpeak for consulting with the public. This pilot project provides an opportunity for residents to contribute feedback to decision-makers

3 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid in Online Citizen Engagement

From local governments to the private sector, organizations are increasingly recognizing the importance of online citizen engagement. Supplementing in-person forms of collecting public input (e.g. town hall meetings, public hearings) with online methods is crucial for reaching

FWD50: Canada’s Digital Government Conference

From November 1-3, 2017, PlaceSpeak Founder and CEO, Colleen Hardwick, will be chairing the 50 Months: Government as a Platform track at FWD50 FWD50 is a three-day conversation on digital transformation bringing together citizens, the public service,