Newsletter – Oct 2013

Our October 2013 e-Newsletter has story about our team members who took part in a roundtable discussion at the Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference in Victoria. Read about their roundtable on “Deliberative Democracy and Climate Change in a Municipal Context” below.

Also, this issue features a story about our Southern Alberta Watershed Project experimental citizen deliberation in partnership withe University of Calgary and the Oldman Watershed Council; a farewell to old staff and an introduction to new staff; information on some upcoming events we are involved in and a call for Facilitators as part of an upcoming deliberation on Alberta’s Energy Efficiency Choices.

Thank you for your ongoing interest in ABCD!

Newsletter – May 2013

Our May 2013 e-Newsletter includes an update about  the Citizens’ Panel on Edmonton’s Energy and Climate Challenges. This issue also includes the introduction of an ABCD Working Paper Series, insights from a visiting researcher from Spain, and a new undergraduate summer research.

Thank you for your ongoing interest in ABCD!  Also check out our archives for past newsletters.

ABCD Newsletter – March 2012

Be sure to read our ABCD Newsletter for March 2012.

This issue covers:

  • details of our citizen deliberation planned for Fall 2012, partnered with the Centre for Public Involvement and the City of Edmonton
  • three ABCD hosted panel discussions at the June 2012 CPSA Annual Conference
  • John Gastil’s February 2012 visit to Edmonton
  • Learning event for municipal staff members of Red Deer, AB
  • and more!

Also view our ABCD Newsletter Archive.

Newsletter Fall 2011

The ABCD Fall 2011 Newsletter has been sent out to our members and to others via various social networks. It covers the 2011 Annual Workshop and showcases video presentations from the ABCD/Centre for Public Involvement/City of Edmonton event on Sept. 23, 2011 that was facilitated by Mary Pat MacKinnon from Ascentum. Read up on the work of our busiest Action Team, Social Change and Policy Outcomes plus we have a new section that will highlight one of our Research Assistants in each issue. Enjoy!