Policy Work & Panels

The Dept works with clients and collaborators on the development of our engagement processes to ensure that consultation outcomes are tailored, focused and meaningful. Our background in planning, program design, and policy development and analysis helps us craft engagement strategies that generate specific policy recommendations when needed.

 

In collaboration with Leah Birnbaum Consulting, the Dept co-designed and led a national engagement strategy to assess proposed changes to...

Imagine Canada

The Dept organized and facilitated workshops and panel discussions focusing on housing resilience and rehabilitation, neighbourhood trans...

Tower Renewal Action Forum

Engagement activities were designed for two conferences to showcase agriculture innovations and entrepreneurs. Jane facilitated break-out...

Grey County – Agriculture 4.0

In 2015, The Dept supported the Town of Whitby to consider food and street vending. On behalf of MASS LBP, the Dept of Words & Deeds comp...

Whitby Food Truck Policy Review

The public and stakeholders were brought together to reimagine the Malls of Mississauga through a day-long symposium. People are changing...

The Future of Malls

An industry roundtable helped the Dept determine priorities and possibilities for supporting the growth of Toronto's fashion sector. The ...

Fashion Industry Roundtable

The Dept supported Calgary Pride to solicit public and stakeholders feedback on if and how politicians should be included in their Pride ...

Calgary Pride: Pride & Politics

This series of public roundtables – designed, facilitated, managed and reported on by the Dept – influenced Ontario's 2016 Culture Strate...

Culture Talks – Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport

Jane moderated a panel discussion to kick off the revitalization of David Crombie Park in 2018. To kick off the City of Toronto park revi...

David Crombie Park Panel

From 2016-2019, Jane was the public consultation lead and engagement process co-designer on a transportation plan for the Greater Golden ...

Ontario Ministry of Transportation

The Toronto Arts Council 10 Year Strategy was supported through targeted stakeholder engagement. The Dept of Words & Deeds conducted 30 s...

Toronto Arts Council

Workshops and a provincial symposium brought the public and private sector together to explore how to advance mid-rise development in Ont...

Making Mid-rise Work in Ontario

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