What is IAP2 Canada?

IAP2 Canada is an association of professionals in the field of public participation (P2), who seek to promote and improve the practice in relation to individuals, governments, institutions and other entities that affect the public interest in Canada and around the world.

IAP2 Canada carries out its mission by organizing and conducting activities to:

  • Serve the learning needs of members through events, publications, and communication technology;
  • Advocate for public participation throughout the world;
  • Promote a results-oriented research agenda and use research to support educational and advocacy goals, and;
  • Provide technical assistance to improve public participation.

Download a brochure, explaining the principles of public participation (Code of Ethics, Core Values, etc.).  

Read about the fundamentals of IAP2 Canada here.

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International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Core Value Awards presented to North American organizations in recognition of excellence and innovation in the field of public participation

Winnipeg, MB ā€“ The International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Core Values Awards were presented to seven North American organizations in eight categories at a gala event held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Monday, Sept. 29. The IAP2 North American Core Value Awards are presented to organizations that demonstrate the use of innovative techniques and show excellence in the practice of public participation. New for the 2014 awards, was the addition of Canadian Project of the Year award category. 


International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Core Value Awards presented to North American organizations in recognition of excellence and innovation in the field of public participation

Winnipeg, MBā€“ The International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Core Value Awards were presented to eight North American organizations at a gala event held last night in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The IAP2 North American Core Value Awards are presented to organizations that demonstrate the use of innovative techniques and show excellence in the practice of public participation. New for the 2014 awards, was the addition of Canadian Project of the Year award category.

 
International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Core Value Awards presented to North American organizations in recognition of excellence and innovation in the field of public participation

Winnipeg, MBā€“ The International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Core Value Awards were presented to eight North American organizations at a gala event held last night in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The IAP2 North American Core Value Awards are presented to organizations that demonstrate the use of innovative techniques and show excellence in the practice of public participation. New for the 2014 awards, was the addition of Canadian Project of the Year award category.

 

Connect with an IAP2 Canada Chapter near you!

IAP2 Canada currently boasts five Chapters -- we are almost coast-to-coast! Each Chapter hosts its own events, activities and professional development opportunities. Please visit the Chapters section to find out what's happening region-by-region, and if you are in the area, you're welcome to attend an event. Please see "Upcoming Events" below or click here to see what's coming next.Renewing your membership


If you have been waiting to renew your membership or to open a new membership now is the time to do so! New membership rates and levels are now in effect (approved at the 2012 AGM).

Existing members can enter the Members-Only section and renew, while new members can follow the Join IAP2 Canada link.


If you have any questions about the process to renew your membership, please read the
detailed guide.  For information on adding additional members to your organization bundle, please review the tutorial.


Member P2 Resources

We are adding more resources to benefit members!
Professional certification for P2 practitioners

IAP2 Canada is working with IAP2 USA and IAP2 Southern Africa on behalf of the Federation to develop a process of professional certification. For more information, please visit the Certification Program website.

President's Message - May 2014
 
Anne Harding

Happy Spring to you all!

During this time of seasonal change, Iā€™d like to take this opportunity to highlight some of the changes that are happening at IAP2 Canada and thank those who have contributed to our organization whose terms have ended. Read more ...


Core Values Award winners highlight IAP2 Monthly Learning Webinars

(NOTE: Due to the IAP2 North American Conference, the October webinar has been delayed by a week, to Oct. 21)

A project aimed at giving parents more of a voice in their children's education, and another to allow patients to be heard in BC's public health system are among those honored with IAP2 Core Values Awards at the 2014 IAP2 North American Conference in Winnipeg. Join us Oct. 21 to find out how they did it and what lessons were learned that you can apply to your own practice.

Click here for a full calendar of events.

Important note on registration: to register for a training course or event, simply click on the event name. If online registration is available, click on the registration link. Otherwise, please download the registration form and fax or mail it in to the appropriate location. (IAP2 Canada does not handle registrations for courses run by outside consultants: these are handled by the consultants themselves.)

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