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What's the difference between Ethelo and a survey?

Ethelo is specifically designed to model complex decisions with many trade-offs and potential outcomes. Unlike traditional surveys, Ethelo forefronts communication, fairness and consensus, allowing.

What is a Citizens' Panel?

Everyone deserves the chance to participate in the decisions that will impact them. But if you’ve struggled with balancing over-represented and under-represented voices in a public engagement, you.

6 Tips to Reach Beyond The Usual Suspects in Your Public Engagement

One of the most frustrating challenges that decision-makers face in their public engagement processes is in trying to bring a full range of diverse perspectives to the table. Representative.

What is eDemocracy?

eDemocracy (a portmanteau of “electronic” and “democracy”) is an approach to democracy which emphasizes equity, fairness, and inclusion. eDemocracy seeks to combine the use of modern technology and.

Amidst Pandemic, BC Community Leads Innovative Climate Engagement Process

For Immediate Release: August 6, 2020 A new case study report was released today by the non-profit organization eDemocracy Solutions (the sister organization of Canadian tech company Ethelo). The.

Are local governments going back to business as usual on climate?

A few months after an unprecedented global shut-down, the world is cautiously beginning to wonder what comes next in a post-COVID era. So far, are things going back to ‘business as usual’ for local.

Bringing Fairness and Transparency to Capital Projects

Capital projects are among the largest line items in any municipal budget, and as such, are among the highest sources of grief and outrage from the public if they feel their tax dollars are being.

Why Are Some People Left Out of Digital Democracy?

Modern democracies have evolved more in the last few months than they have in the past century. Digital tools, live-streaming capabilities, and sophisticated technological platforms are changing how.

Municipal Laws for Public Engagement During Physical Distancing

The following content is intended to be general information, not legal advice - please always seek legal advice particular to your situation. As pandemic response continues into the foreseeable.

Press Release: Offline Meets Online in a New Solution for Public Engagement During Physical Distancing

Two Canadian companies, Ethelo and Converso, are pleased to announce a new collaboration to address the challenges of public engagement during physical distancing. Their new Virtual Open.