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Thursday, June 1, 6:30 to 9:00 pm
148 Sparks St Ottawa ON K1B 5B6

If you’re attending FCM in Ottawa, join us at the South Block Whiskey Bar on Thursday, June 1 from 6:30 to 9:00 for the Columbia Institute Reception. The networking event features a Report Card on Top Asks for Climate Action: Ramping-Up Low Carbon Communities (the report we launched last year at our Columbia Institute reception in Winnipeg)!

Seating is limited

March 31 - April 1, 2017
Coast Plaza Hotel, 1763 Comox Street, Vancouver, BC

Columbia Institute's Centre for Civic Governance organizes an annual forum for elected officials and civil society leaders every spring. This forum features a series of keynotes, presentations, panels and workshops dealing with the issues and challenges facing our communities, both locally and nationally.

Scholarship Program

"I had a difficult time making the decision to leave the security of my job and return to school to study full-time. Initially, I returned to school part-time and continued to work and to raise my son as a single-parent.

Deadlines for accepting applications:

        • David Podworny Memorial Scholarship - July 31
        • Dennis McGann Bursary - August 1
        • USW Lifelong Learning - June 30
        • TWU, USW Local 1944 Scholarship - August 1


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