2017 High Ground: Leadership in Transitioning Times

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. Our 2017 event - High Ground: Leadership in Transitioning Times - was held from March 31 to April 1 in Vancouver, BC.

2017 Home for Good: Building the Secure, Affordable Rental Stock We Need

Out of control housing costs for both ownership and rental aren’t just a Greater Vancouver phenomenon. Many B.C. and Canadian communities are experiencing a worsening, wickedly complex housing crisis that has been decades in the making. Shelter insecurity has seeped into the middle and even upper-middle class, and across all age and cultural demographics.

2016 Report briefing: Our Future: Seniors, socialization and health

  On Tuesday, October 18, Columbia Institute held a briefing on key findings of a new report, “Our Future: Seniors, Socialization and Health,” at the South Granville Seniors` Centre.    Click here to read report 

2017 Columbia Institute and Tyee Gala: Stories to be heard, not yet told

Join The Tyee and Columbia Institute for a gala celebration dedicated to hearing stories from BC's leading reporters and story tellers on what's shaping our lives. The evening includes an Ethiopian buffet dinner, a silent auction, and mingling with friends, who care about the communities we live in.

2016 UBCM: Columbia Institute Reception in Victoria

Thanks to WCEL (West Coast Environmental Law) & and FPSE (Federation of Post Secondary Educators) for joining us as lead sponsors.


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