Have you checked out the Government of Canada’s consultations website lately? By our count, as of today (Sept. 2) there are 58 active consultations – and that’s not even including a long list of additional “ongoing consultations” at the bottom of the page. At first blush, this might be seen as a good and positive […]
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Entries by Jennifer Miller
It might be the peak of summer – when Canadians are all at the lake, the beach, the cottage or camping, and the engagement world is pretty quiet – but a national consultation on the future of Canada Post is heating up. Official public hearings aren’t getting underway until September, but online engagement opportunities are […]
Delaney + Associates is pleased to welcome Jenn Holland to the Vancouver office. Jenn has joined the team in the role of Communications and Engagement Specialist. Jenn brings five years of program and project management experience with a strong emphasis on community engagement and community resource management. Jenn is passionate about ensuring that the voices […]
Youth and children are not often the main target of public engagement efforts, but perhaps they should be. Or at very least, more efforts should be made to engage youth in the process. We had the honour of meeting Stanley King last evening at the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) B.C. Chapter’s AGM. Mr. […]
The New York Times was recently criticized after an article about the Democratic presidential candidates’ debate included the comments of only Caucasian men – 11 of them, in fact. What happens when a diversity of voices is left out of the conversation? That question was part of the discussion at Simon Fraser University’s downtown Vancouver […]
If you’ve ever been to an engagement event or training that was facilitated by Delaney + Associates, you know that we come equipped with a suitcase full of “tricks.” These aren’t gimmicks or anything trendy, really – we bring all kinds of fun toys to keep participants interested and focused during our sessions. Pipe cleaners, […]
It’s an exciting time of year for us at Delaney + Associates – we’re busy preparing for HealthAchieve, one of North America’s largest and most respected health care events. We’ll be participating in the conference and exhibition in Toronto, Monday through Wednesday, November 2 to 4.
Have you ever had a conversation with someone who asked just the right questions at the right time, who maybe helped you think about things just a little differently, or perhaps helped to pull out some hidden thought gems you didn’t even realize were there inside your head? That’s the kind of “magic” a professional […]
I found Day 4 of the IAP2 Foundations course energizing and inspiring. It was less about heavy brain power and more about movement, dialogue and storytelling. The second phase of the course is all about public participation techniques, so today we practiced interviewing, tried a World Café, talked about online engagement platforms and experienced a […]