Unless you have been very busy and purposefully ignoring your social media feeds, and you also work in the health sector in British Columbia, you probably know that today is the first official day of the 2017 BC Quality Forum. The Quality Forum has grown over six years to become a place to imagine and […]
About Emina Dervisevic
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Fact: Public participation is on the rise. It’s a growing field with increasing interest across many sectors. We see in both our consulting work and our training work that more Canadians understand the value in investing the time, effort and resources needed to do engagement well. While this is encouraging, we have also observed that […]
I had the pleasure of attending the 2016 International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) North American conference Sept. 28-30 in Montreal. During the three days, I had the opportunity to learn from some of the best and brightest practitioners in the field of public participation (P2) and gained valuable insights about some of the challenges […]
Welcome back! In my last post, I addressed the uncomfortable reality that engagement is not public relations or social marketing – a fact that many communications professionals, including myself, have a tendency to overlook. Remember: The key difference is the ability for stakeholders, or the public, to be involved or included in the decision-making process. […]
(Note: This is the first installment of a two-part blog.) Are you an engagement imposter? I know I was! Here is my story and what I have learned on my journey so far. I’m new here at Delaney + Associates and as a communications professional with several years of experience under my belt, I’ve done […]
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be the chief planner in the City of Vancouver? To be the wo/man that reviews and approves development applications in the city that has been growing fast, and is predicted to keep growing, where property prices have reached exorbitant heights disproportionate to Vancouverites’ income levels, and where […]
Simon Fraser University (SFU) Public Square presents City Conversations every first and third Thursday of the month. The conversations range from housing, transportation, and social issues to urban design, planning, and architecture. You probably already know that we at Delaney + Associates are passionate supporters of conversations that give us an opportunity to share our […]
If you are Canadian or a Permanent Resident, under the age of 30, and a graduate of a degree or diploma program, this might be an ideal opportunity for you.
Throughout the course of the year, in so much of our engagement work, we have heard from different stakeholder groups and organizations that Canadians prefer to store information on servers in Canada. When it comes to public institutions, this is also a legal requirement under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA). […]