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Posted: September 24, 2020

CivX 2020 - Re-Imagining Local Government: Resilience, Recovery, Revolution, and the Road Ahead

CivicInfo BC and the Lower Mainland Local Government Association

Re-Imagining Local Government:  
Resilience, Recovery, Revolution and the Road Ahead

Online & Free

November 23, 24 and 25 , 2020
11:30am - 2:30pm Each Day

CivicInfo BC and the Lower Mainland Local Government Association are proud to present CivX 2020, "Re-Imaging Local Government".

The pandemic has shattered old norms and assumptions. What will local governments look like on other side?  In service to all, what do we need to be?  Join us online for a series of engaging presentations and discussions with our incredible guest speakers.


Dates:  November 23, 24, and 25
Times:  11:30am - 2:30pm, each day.  (Two sessions per day)
Cost:     Free.
Who Can Attend: Local elected officials, local government staff, and invited guests.


Monday November 23
1. Media Panel - Justin McElroy, CBC & Frances Bula, Globe & Mail
2. Views from the Chamber of Commerce - Speaker TBD

Tuesday November 24
1. Post-Secondary Panel:
- Dr.Meg Holden, Director & Professor, Urban Studies. Simon Fraser University.
- Allison Habkirk, Instructor, Local Government Programs, Capliano University
- Alberto De Feo, Adjunct Professor, Political Science, University of Northern BC
2. Perpectives from the City Manager's Desk - George Duncan, CAO, Richmond

Wednesday November 25
1. Housing, Homelessness, and the Role of Local Governments - Rain City Housing
2. Provincial Government 3-Party Panel (Subject to post-election confirmation.)
CivicInfo BC

Date: November 23 - 25, 2020
Event Type: Seminar
Location: Online, BC
Region: Online
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