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10 Free Multimedia Tools to Create An Engaging Online Consultation

“Inform” is the first step on the IAP2 Spectrum of Public Participation. For an effective and productive public dialogue, people need to be provided with “balanced and objective information to assist them in understanding the

In Conversation With: Allan Foster

Each month, PlaceSpeak presents a Q&A with experts in public engagement and civic technology. This month, we spoke with Allan Foster, VP Global

MP John Aldag launches new initiative to engage with constituents

Residents of Cloverdale-Langley City will now have an additional option for communicating with their Member of Parliament, John Aldag. The newly-launched PlaceSpeak page allows constituents to engage meaningfully on topics that matter to the community in

Governments are transforming for the Digital Age using a Citizen First Approach

For more than two decades, governments across the globe focused on standardizing processes and introducing online services. This generated some return on investment. But with digital technology, governments can achieve so much more. Putting the constituent’s point of

New project asks residents to envision Vancouver’s future

What would make Vancouver “A Better City”? A new project asks residents to share their ideas and recommendations on how the City of Vancouver can improve in the decades to