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Podcast: Good Governance & Leadership with Ian McCormack

Ian McCormack Author & President Strategic Steps, Inc. LinkedIn | Twitter Local governance done well. Ian McCormack, the President of Strategic Steps, Inc. a local government consulting firm, joined the podcast to talk about his new book Who’s Driving the Grader? He discussed what led to the writing of the book and who he wrote … Continued

Podcast: Civic Innovation & Tech in Toronto with Paula Kwan

Paula Kwan Director, Civic Innovation Office City of Toronto, Canada LinkedIn | Twitter Tackling complex challenges affecting Toronto residents. Paula Kwan the Director of the Civic Innovation Office for the City of Toronto joined the podcast to talk about leading an Innovation Team and driving culture change in an organization. Paula discussed her career path, … Continued

ELGL19 Innovation Summit: Taking the Next Steps

Time: 1:00 pm Wednesday, May 15 (Lunch starts at Noon) Location: The Rickhouse, 609 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701 Innovation Unplugged: A Summit on Getting the Work Done This half day, pre-conference summit on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 will explore the messy work of innovation in local government. This half day of sharing and learning … Continued

Podcast: The New Urban Crisis with Richard Florida

Richard Florida University Professor & Director of Cities Martin Prosperity Institute, University of Toronto Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter The acclaimed writer, urbanist and best selling author, Richard Florida joins the podcast to discuss his new book and the challenges cities face. Richard is a professor and Director of Cities for the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University … Continued

Podcast: Civic Innovation in Calgary, Canada with Jonathan Veale

  Jonathan Veale Innovation Lead City of Calgary, Canada LinkedIn | Twitter GovLove International returns! Jonathan Veale from the City of Calgary, Alberta talked about how he works to inspire innovation and solve civic challenges. This includes a unique idea platform where residents submit ideas to improve their community and others vote to support them. This … Continued

Canadian Open Government, Part 4 The Ugly

Richard Pietro is back with part 4 of his series on Canada’s Open Government & Open Data movements. Since he considers himself a Fanboy of Open Gov, he’s using a classic movie, and a classic writing tool, to deliver his perspective…The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Check Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here.

Open Government: State of the Confederation

Richard Pietro gives us a rundown of Canada’s Open Government & Open Data movements. Since he considers himself a Fanboy of Open Gov, he’s using a classic movie, and a classic writing tool, to deliver his perspective…The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Check Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

Canadian Open Government Part 2, The Good..continued

Richard Pietro is back, he is giving us a rundown of Canada’s Open Government & Open Data movements. Since he considers himself a Fanboy of Open Gov, he’s using a classic movie, and a classic writing tool, to deliver his perspective…The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Check Part 1 by clicking here.   The Good…continued By: Richard Pietro, Host … Continued

Canada’s Open Government & Open Data Movements

Richard Pietro joins ELGL to bring his take on Canada and the Open Government movement. He describes himself as “an Open Government Fanboy who creates Civic Engagement as Art.” He doesn’t work for industry, or government; He’s just a highly engaged citizen.  You can learn more about his work at MyEinsteinJob.blogspot.ca or via The Open … Continued

360 Review with Ashleigh Weeden, SWEA, Southwestern Ontario

  Who doesn’t love a good ol’ fashioned performance review? ELGL loves them so much that we’re embarking on a “360 Review of Local Government.” We’re going to evaluate every single inch of the local government arena by talking to ourselves (a.k.a: other local government professionals), tech companies, journalists, professors, and anyone else who hasn’t blocked … Continued

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