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Customer Success: Building and Advocating for Stronger Neighbourhoods

As a pioneering civic network, PlaceSpeak empowers communities to build robust digital networks which are connected to physical places, such as streets neighbourhoods, schools, and more. The North Saanich Residents’ Association (NSRA) was recently considering ways to

Customer Success: Online Dialogue on Cannabis Retail Stores

Following the legalization of cannabis in Canada, municipal governments in Ontario could opt out of allowing private cannabis retail stores by passing a resolution prior to January 22, 2019. Municipalities could opt in at a later date,

PlaceSpeak announces integration with NationBuilder

Today, PlaceSpeak announced its integration with NationBuilder, a community engagement software used by organizations worldwide. With elections

North Saanich Residents Association to engage with community on PlaceSpeak

Residents in the District of North Saanich will now have the opportunity to stay up-to-date on local issues and share their perspectives through the new North Saanich Residents Association (NSRA) PlaceSpeak page. The NSRA was established in

3 Paradigm Shifts in Online Citizen Engagement for 2019

In 2018, the concept of “bots” and “trolls” became seared into public consciousness. Beyond miscreants harassing others online, the public became starkly aware that well-funded and coordinated efforts on social media had the power to shape political