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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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_tabs][vc_tta_section title=”iTunes” tab_id=”1469655162102-4f38d228-a736″][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Stitcher” tab_id=”1469655433105-29f20855-3aa4″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Google Play” tab_id=”1469655435153-702cb24f-a9d6″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_tabs][vc_column_text] 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 … 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

What’s Fibre Got To Do With It?

What’s Fibre Got To Do With It? Broadband Access: Is It a Basic Human Right? by Ashleigh Weeden, September 3, 2014 We love the Internet for it’s endless supply of cat videos and award-show-GIFs, Netflix streaming and up-to-the-minute Twitter updates on what our BFFs are eating for lunch. However, it’s the power of connectivity to … Continued

Three Biggest Issues Facing Local Government

Join ELGL: $0/Students, $25/Individuals, $250/Organizations “ELGL is among the most creative and insightful professional groups in the nation today,” says Matt Horn, City of Geneva, NY City Manager. “ELGL is Changing the Face of Local Government,” writes John Thomson, PayIt Founder. Around the World in Local Government – August 2014 Highlight the three biggest issues … Continued

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