The Centre for Public Involvement is pleased to present its annual report for 2013-2014, Engagement Matters.
his is an article published on the Canadian Parliament Review in Summer 2013, based on insights developed from the Edmonton Citizens’ Jury on Internet Voting 2012.
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.
The Edmonton Citizens Jury on Internet Voting 2012 brought together 17 citizen participants who met for 20 hours on the weekend of 23 to 25 November 2012 to consider and provide a verdict on the following question on behalf of all citizens of Edmonton: “Should the City of Edmonton adopt Internet voting as an option for future general elections?”
The Issues Guide on Internet Voting was prepared for the Centre for Public Involvement by Nicole Goodman, PhD.
This report summarizes the work of the Citizen Panel input into the City Wide Food and Agriculture Strategy. This document describes the process, the people, and communicates the participants passion for this important topic.
The members of the Citizen Planning Circle present to the Task Force on Sustainable Communities ten recommendations that they believe will contribute to the veracity, reliability and quality of the Task Force on Sustainable Communities’ final report to Edmonton City Council. This report documents the results of the Citizen Planning Circle’s collective work, and provides context within which it was achieved.