The Pacific Innovation Fair co-hosted by the British Columbia Federal Council (BCFC) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) showcased innovative and transformative initiatives occurring at all levels of government including federal, provincial, municipal and First Nations. Discussion topics included: innovative service delivery; collaborative working; healthy workplace creation; First Nation reconciliation; institutional reform, and; enabling tools and approaches.
Take away thinking points included:
The respect that Canada enjoys internationally stems largely from the integrity of its public institutions and social policies. The ability to innovate, think creatively, combine new ideas and leverage those insights to create new sources of social and economic value will determine the future of public service delivery in Canada.
At IPAC Vancouver, we strive to provide you with a platform to share your thoughts and ideas with peers across different sectors. We host as many events as possible throughout the year to make this happen but there's only so much time. In order to continue the discussion in between events, we are offering this blog post to help continue the discussion.
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