A number of participants have asked for advice on practical ways to share what they have heard so far, and whether they need to act on the feedback. The answer is yes. As a minimum starting point, we all need to acknowledge the insights people share with us, honestly and respectfully. We know that Canadians care about their government engaging with them, and seeing evidence that their insights are helping shape policy.
Author: Susan Johnston
Susan is passionate about creating spaces for dialogue and collaboration on complex issues. She is currently working with the Consultations and Public Engagement team at the Privy Council Office, which provides government-wide oversight on all high profile consultations. Read more »