The Centre for Public Involvement is a centre of excellence to advance the practice and scholarship of public involvement. The organization and governance framework established by the partnering organizations draws on the unique expertise of each and establishes an environment where creative cooperation facilitates public involvement. The collaboration advances research and learning in the area of public involvement, with the objective of enhancing decision-making at all levels.
CPI brings together researchers, citizens, policymakers, public servants, industry and students through partnerships and projects to explore a wide range of issues. Through community collaboration, CPI tests innovative processes and promotes meaningful civic engagement.