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Staying Current with Local Government

What does civic engagement mean to you? There are many ways to become involved in politics at the local level, but it can be challenging to identify opportunities. This workshop examines civic engagement and gives a brief overview of municipal government in British Columbia. Learn how to navigate sources like city websites, budgetary documents, bylaws, and open data, as well as local news sources, focusing on the City of Vancouver. Discover ways that you can become more civically engaged in your community.

*ONLINE*

If you have any questions, concerns, or accessibility needs please email susan.paterson@ubc.ca or joe.melanson@ubc.ca.

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This event is online. Registrants receive the link 24 hours before the event. Registration closes at the same time.
Date:
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time:
10:00am - 11:30pm
Audience:
  All UBC Students     Community     Faculty     Graduate     Professional     Undergraduate  
Categories:
  Research Commons  
Presenter(s):
Susan Paterson and Joe Melanson

Registration is required. There are 76 seats available.

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Presenter(s)

Susan Paterson and Joe Melanson

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