I am proud to live in a city that has a bold vision, relevant for our challenging times. Most people know Vancouver's agenda is to be the greenest city in the world. What you may not know is the civic government also wants to among the most open, collaborative, and community-minded in how it does governing. And they are willing to try out new ways to get there.
Vancouver's innovative crowdsourcing project — Talk Green To Us, launched this summer. The goals are twofold:
- Share the goals and themes their blue ribbon sustainabilitly panel came up with (education)
- Ask citizens to suggest new ideas, and vote for and comment on others, to help us get there (engagement)