September 2016

2017 Columbia Institute and Tyee Gala: Stories to be heard, not yet told

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.

Back in House: Why local governments are bringing services home

Columbia Institute's Centre for Civic Governance's latest report, "Back in House: Why local governments are bringing services home," says that across Canada and around the world public services that were once outsourced are now finding their way back in-house to municipalities, mainly because using in-house services saves money. Simply put: Privatizing services hasn’t delivered the benefits that were promised.  

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