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A recipe for fiscal trust [part 1]

Dina Graser, Senior Advisor at the Institute on Municipal Finance & Governance, University of Toronto and Pamela Robinson, Associate Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University, suggest citizen engagement processes can be mapped onto dimensions of “trust”.

Topic: Features

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Food security, asylum seekers and the Food Justice Truck

Since 2012 Deakin University and have funded research for social good – research that may otherwise be sidelined by traditional channels. Dr Fiona McKay, School of Health and Social Development, expands on the current campaign for food security for asylum seekers in a mobile fresh food market, the Food Justice Truck.

Topic: Features

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Smart cities, smart citizens. But smart projects?

‘Citizen engagement requires good communication – but good communication alone is not citizen engagement’. Alec Walker-Love, Europe-based communications specialist with a background in urban mobility, reflects on a practitioner research report on citizen engagement and urban transformation.

Topic: Opinion

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