Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) serves more than a quarter of British Columbia’s population. It’s a $3.4 billion organization with 29 different services in multiple locations. That’s a lot keep track of, and a lot to prioritize when it comes
A recent blog article with the catchy title “Is Facebook Killing Democracy?’ has garnered attention in academic circles. It’s an increasingly critical question as more details emerge of Facebook’s role in undermining the last US
Participatory budgeting is a process in which community members come together to decide how a public budget should be spent. It happens in cities and towns large and small — from New York City to Hinton, Alberta. It’s also
Once the ideation process is complete and the issues, options, and constraints are set, it’s time to start voting. What comes to mind when you think about voting? For many of us, it’s cramming into a small booth by yourself to fulfill your role as a member of democratic society by checking off a few boxes
The first step in making any decision is determining what exactly needs to be decided. That sounds simple on its face, but can be surprisingly complex once you dive into it.
Ethelo’s Director of Business Development, Dan Hathway, had the opportunity to fly down to Portland to do a presentation on digital engagement at the annual International Association for Pubic Participation (IAP2) North American conference. Topics varied