IAP2 Fundamentals: Who’s Who, What's What
IAP2 Canada and the Canadian Chapters have had a lot of questions about the differences between IAP2 Canada and IAP2 are. Let's be honest: it can be confusing; so we thought we'd try and clarify. Read the top five questions and their answers here ...
Anne Harding, President, IAP2 Canada
As the year comes to a close, I’ve been thinking about all that’s happened for our organization in the last 12 months.
We’ve had eight great professional development webinars, seen the formation of our bilingual chapter St. Lawrence/St. Laurent, had a presence at a number of regional and national events, co-hosted a North American Conference in Salt Lake City, and we currently have more members than we’ve ever had (over 530)! Read more ...
Interested in being a mentor or protégé(e)?
The next session of the IAP2 Canada Mentorship Program gets underway in February. If you're interested in mentoring someone or learning from a more experienced practitioner, click here for more information. The deadline for signing up is January 5, 2014.
Coming in February, 2014 - IAP2 Canada Research Initiative Report
Have you ever dreamed of one place where you could learn about what’s going on in public participation (P2) in Canada? Now you can! In 2013, IAP2 Canada undertook a research project aimed at better understanding the work being done across many sectors and many provinces. Read all about it ...
We need your input!
IAP2 Canada wants to hear from you on designing a "uniquely Canadian" Core Values Awards program to recognize the incredible work being done in the field of public participation in Canada. Read more here ...
IAP2 Canada members give presentations at the 3rd Annual Summit on Public Consultation and Engagement
In mid-November, IAP2 Canada attended the 3rd Annual Summit on Public Consultation and Engagement in Toronto. IAP2 Canada members Brenda Pichette and Don Lapierre were among the presenters. Find their presentations and read more here ...
Save the Date!
2014 IAP2 North American Conference
Sept. 28-30, 2014
Hosted by IAP2 Canada and IAP2 USA with support from IAP2 Prairies Chapter.
More details to be announced over the coming months. Watch for details in upcoming IAP2 Canada newsletters or on our website www.iap2canada.ca.
Save this date, too! The January 2014 IAP2 Webinar
“Retrospective and Hope” is a time for reflection on learnings, and mapping out our hopes for the future. This IAP2 webinar is taking place on January 14, 2014. To learn more about the webinar and register, visit IAP2 Canada’s events and training calendar.
Heard of any inspiring P2 projects lately?
The semi-monthly IAP2 Canada Newsletter is always looking for examples of "Inspiring Practices", like the OurWascana project, which was honored at September's 2013 IAP2 North American Conference in Salt Lake City. If you know of any projects that can serve as useful lessons for others in the profession, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.