Public engagement and senior-level support: Why do you need it & how do you get it?

According to studies from various countries, senior-level support of public participation activities is critical to having the results of that engagement have any impact on final decision-making.

Here's a white paper we wrote for the International Association of Public Participation Canada - better known as IAP2 - outlining these findings as well as a case study of one municipality that is successfully engaging both elected and administrative decision-makers in taking public feedback into account.

Tell us your experiences with public engagement.



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