Projects

Citizen Planning Circle Project

Citizen Planning Circle Project

The Centre for Public Involvement (CPI) is working with Olds Institute for Community and Regional Development (OICRD), Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD), and the Town of Olds on a Citizen Planning Circle to learn more about and inform future planning of rural broadband internet service.

Civic Spaces Pilot Project

Civic Spaces Pilot Project

The Centre for Public Involvement is partnered with the Edmonton Multicultural Coalition on a pilot project designed to support the civic and political engagement of immigrants and refugees in Edmonton.

Internet Voting Project

Internet Voting Project

The Centre for Public Involvement (CPI) will collaborate with the City of Edmonton in implementing an innovative and effective public involvement plan to increase the public’s knowledge of electronic voting processes, assess electoral readiness, and identify concerns and information needs about the adoption of this new technology.

Food & Agriculture Project

Food & Agriculture Project

The City of Edmonton and the University of Alberta are forming a Citizen Panel to look at food and agriculture issues for Edmonton. The purpose of the Panel is to have citizens learn about, discuss and recommend to City Council about how people in Edmonton produce, distribute, and consume food. People working on the Citizen Panel will talk with one another. They will learn about things that are important to everyone in Edmonton.

Task Force on Community Sustainability Project

Task Force on Community Sustainability Project

The Centre for Public Involvement will design, implement, and evaluate a Citizen Planning Circle as one component of the public involvement processes of the Task Force on Community Sustainability. The Citizen Planning Circle will involve a group of 12-16 diverse Edmonton citizens who over the course of three sessions, will deliberate on the strategies or solutions that the Task Force has identified.

Edmonton's Citizens' Panel on Energy and Climate Challenges

Edmonton's Citizens' Panel on Energy and Climate Challenges

The Way We Green, the City’s Strategic Environmental Plan (approved by City Council July 20, 2011), sets ambitious goals for energy transition and community greenhouse gas reduction. To achieve these ambitious goals, the City will draw on the expertise of citizens and stakeholders to develop the most effective implementation strategies and build broad community based support.