STEAL THIS IDEA! – “Three half-hour segments gave participants the chance to check out their favourite ideas and get the scoop on how to bring them back to their own communities. This session was held for the first time during the 2010 conference and it was very popular with delegates,” explains Azzah Jeena.
2011 FCM Sustainable Communities Conference
Steal This Idea! — FCM sustainability conference session showcases local government innovators from across Canada
“Eight innovators shared their breakthrough examples of municipal sustainability in a range of sectors. The interactive nature of the ‘Steal This Idea!’ session allowed the participants to move from simply receiving information to engaging and sharing lessons and knowledge,” commented Emanual Machado.
Leading Change in Canada: Federation of Canadian Municipalities Showcases BC’s Water Sustainability Action Plan
“We are CONNECTING THE DOTS between land use planning, development, watershed health AND infrastructure asset management. When communities are guided by a DESIGN WITH NATURE philosophy, water sustainability can be achieved. It will be achieved by implementing GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE policies and practices,” stated Kim Stephens.