Leadership Makes a Difference

Locally-elected leaders (councillors and school board trustees) are forging innovative, homegrown methods of making sustainability their reality. They are tackling social issues such as the pressing need for affordable housing. As part of its mandate to build strong progressive communities, the Columbia Institute Centre for Civic Governance has gathered the best of its hard-won wisdom in this to help more communities reach for social, economic, and environmental goals as they go for green.

Learn more about:

  • The Capital Regional District’s energy plan;
  • Squamish’s global warming pledge;
  • Ucluelet’s official community plan that took the United Nations’ top prize; and
  • Making school buildings and curricula sustainable.

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