Local Government Climate Solutions

Local Government Climate Solutions

In the run up to the 2022 BC Local Government Elections, WE-CAN’s Climate Solutions team put together a series of policy papers outlining key climate issues at the municipal level. You can directly access those papers in the Google folder link below.   View...
Municipal Campaigning 101

Municipal Campaigning 101

This Webinar was held Wednesday April 20th, 7:00 PM The 4th of our four Roundtables will focus on election strategies for climate champions, and how to run a successful campaign. Our panelists will be: Trudi Goels, Co-Founder, Ablaze Services & The Feminist...
Navigating-The-Local-Campaign-Proceess

Navigating-The-Local-Campaign-Proceess

We see politicians in action every day and hear about the decisions they make in the media. But have you ever considered what motivated these individuals to run for office, how they learned the skills of the job and what the impacts might be on their personal lives?...
Perspectives from the Inside

Perspectives from the Inside

This Webinar was held Wednesday March 24th, 7:00 PM Perspectives from the Inside. Three elected officials will share their unique perspectives on the challenges and urgency of prioritizing the climate agenda for local government. Laura Dupont is a two-term Port...
Infiltration Manual

Infiltration Manual

In Canada, municipalities account for over 50% of the national greenhouse gas emissions (Source: Federation of Canadian Municipalities). This underlines the undeniable need for local climate action. But let’s face it, municipal government structures can be daunting....
Local Government in British Columbia

Local Government in British Columbia

Local Government in British Columbia presents a description of the organization and operation of local governments in the province, ranging from improvement districts serving small groups of residents, through municipalities and school districts of various sizes, to...