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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.

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.

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.

What is eDemocracy and how does it compare to polls and surveys?

Have you ever heard the term 'eDemocracy,' and wondered what it meant? 

What’s Fair in Group Decision Making? And How Do You Achieve It?

The idea of a "fairness dilemma" permeates nearly every type of group decision, whether in government, business, or even among a family. In an ideal world, everyone involved in the decision-making.

Why Carbon Budgets and Community Engagement are so Important

So we have declared a climate emergency…now what? 

Integrate the New Citizen Budget Engagement Tool into your Bang the Table Platform

In the digital age, the options for engagement platforms are bountiful. The choice is no longer about whether or not to digitize your engagement, but which platforms to employ in order to best serve.

Citizen Budget Offers a Realistic Approach to Budget Engagement

If you’ve ever worked in finance administration at a local government, then you know citizens and colleagues alike love to complain about how tax dollars are, or are not, being spent. Have you ever.

Climate Leader Ben West Joins eDemocracy Solutions and Launches Carbon Budget Platform

  After nearly two decades of working on the issue of climate change, outspoken campaign organizer Ben West has now taken on a new role as Executive Director that he believes could help play a.