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March 11, 2011 / buildleadchange

Successful Conference!

Thank you to everyone who participated and contributed to the Building Leadership to Create Change conference.

It was a successful two day event featuring a Community Benefit Agreements Dialogue, Community Tour of the Downtown Eastside, Networking Reception, film screening of the Economics of Happiness, keynote speakers, a variety of workshops and open space. There were over 170 participants who attended and over 50 participants for the Community Benefits Agreements Dialogue and even more for the film screening.

We are now collecting your feedback about how you think the event went.  Please take the time to fill out this online evaluation. We look forward to making improvements for future CED learning events.

Evaluation Survey

February 24, 2011 / buildleadchange

1 week to go

There is one week to go before the Building Leadership to Create Change conference.

We’re gearing up for a exciting group of keynote speakers, workshop facilitators and a inspiring open space session.

If you haven’t yet registered, don’t forget to do that before Tuesday March 1st  at midnight!

Looking forward to seeing you all there.


February 17, 2011 / buildleadchange

First Nations Welcome

We will be having Chief Ian Campbell welcome all participants onto traditional Squamish land at the beginning of the conference.

We will also be connecting in with the event happening in Smithers, where they will also be having a traditional First Nations welcome with Chief Woo.

February 11, 2011 / buildleadchange

The Economics of Happiness

March 3rd 7:00 – Vancouver Premiere of the new documentary The Economics of Happiness.

The film screening is open to the public.

Interested in doing some networking with others doing similar work from across the province, then register for the Evening Reception. Cash bar and refreshments included!

January 25, 2011 / buildleadchange


Welcome to the website for the upcoming community economic development conference – Building Leadership to Create Change.  We hope that you find everything you need to attend this exciting event.

We look forward to seeing you there!