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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 are Citizens' Panels?

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

In a rush? Read this article at-a-glance by clicking below to download a checklist of 25+ ideas for making sure your engagement reaches a representative sample.  One of the most frustrating.

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.

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.

Ethelo: the Digital Tool for Engagement Consultants

Historically, there have been no shortage of tools that consultants could use to understand customers and deliver results for their clients — surveys, focus groups, and visualization tools, just to.

Ethelo-Powered Project Wins Two National Engagement Awards

It’s Time Consultation Brought Citizens Together Over Controversial Transportation Policy Argyle Communications, a communications and engagement firm, recently used Ethelo for an engagement project.

Ethelo Comes in First in Digital Democracy Report

Digital technology is fundamentally changing the way that we engage in democratic processes. After 9 years using its breakthrough technology to offer peaceful resolution to some of society’s most.