Visit the links below to learn more about the work of CLBC Community Councils and listen to Council Members speak about their roles:
Speakers in this section provide practical ideas on to build communities that are inclusive and welcoming of all of its citizens.
Shelley DeCoste talks about her Diversability campaign as a way to change how we think about disability
Linda Perry talks about building a sense of community
Joe Erpenbeck talks about social capital and community building
Can You Dig It – an example of building a community garden
Gord Tulloch talks about different strategies Councils can use to support inclusion and belonging
Gord Tulloch talks about challenges services face in building a sense of belonging
Gord Tulloch talks about what we mean by inclusion
Gord Tulloch talks about the meaning of social capital
Council Terms of Reference
Speakers in this section outline different ways that Councils can think about how they can carry out their Terms of Reference.
Donna Long talks about how Community Councils can support training and education opportunities
Joe Erpenbeck talks about a role for Community Councils
Linda Perry talks about different ways Community Councils can promote and build inclusive communities
Lynn Davies talks about her vision of how Community Councils can support CLBC’s vision
A Council Chair talks about community inclusion
Claudia Meyerman outlines the role of the Provincial Advisory Committee
A Council’s role in helping to reduce youth involvement in the criminal justice system
Role of the Surrey/Delta/White Rock Council in CLBC’s aging strategy
The Business of Councils
Speakers in this section discuss different aspects of the business of Community Councils. Topics include the role of Community Planning and Development Managers, developing a work plan and supporting self-advocates.