Events

The Columbia Institute Reception

Are you coming do UBCM this year? Join the Columbia Institute for for a wine tasting reception, a space for lively conversation and networking with colleagues and allies. It’s an evening with friends and a great way to jump start UBCM. Suggested donation: $20. If you have any questions, please contact Amor at averdeflor@columbianstitute.ca or 604-408-2500

Save the Date: 2019 High Ground - Centre for Civic Governance Forum

Columbia Institute’s Centre for Civic Governance is pleased to announce that our 2019 Centre for Civic Governance Forum will take place in Harrison Hot Springs from Friday, March 29 to Saturday, March 30. At this special 26.5 hour event, we aim to develop a deeper understanding of the issues shaping our times and to provide insights on how to build more inclusive, sustainable communities. There are also plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues!

2018 Columbia Cafe: A screening of Women Bending the Curve on Climate Change

On the occasion of High Ground 2018, we presented the first public screening of the documentary Women Bending the Curve on Climate Change in Vancouver on Thursday, March 22. Set in the context of the Paris climate change agreements, the new film tells the stories of climate change leaders from Canada’s West Coast working in renewable energy, city government, energy conservation, community engagement, sustainable food, finance and indigenous land stewardship.

2018 High Ground: Centre for Civic Governance Forum

Columbia Institute’s Centre for Civic Governance held High Ground 2018: Communities for All from March 23-24, 2018 at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel.

2017 Columbia Cafe: Canada Infrastructure Bank and The Public's Right to Know

We held our second Columbia Cafe on its latest report "Canada Infrastructure Bank and The Public's Right to Know!" on October 17, 2017 at the People's Law School in Vancouver. Report author Keith Reynolds presented highlights of the report, which are captured below. 

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