Submitted by columbiainstitute on Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:28
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.
Submitted by columbiainstitute on Fri, 01/20/2017 - 12:38
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.
Submitted by columbiainstitute on Mon, 10/03/2016 - 13:18
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
Submitted by columbiainstitute on Thu, 09/22/2016 - 15:49
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.