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The Pathway to Good Governance, Good Growth, and Good Stewardship

The Pathway to Good Governance, Good Growth, and Good Stewardship




The Pathway to Good Governance, Good Growth, and Good Stewardship




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“…You are trying to do in this world of climate change” – Lisa Prime

If you are interested in what makes a Livable City, you are probably familiar to the work of Lisa Prime. Lisa believes, that we need well-constructed policies to guide the planning for major development projects including infrastructure revitalization featured in regional economic plans.


“You’ve got to do something to force action by governments.” – Paul Thomas

"We live in a global world now where economic activity people capital jobs moves all over the globe. We won’t get into the game unless we organize ourselves effectively." - Paul Thomas


“If one of us fail, we all fail!” – Mike Moore

When you think about the future of Manitoba, most people think of Jobs, Technology and jobs again. Mike Moore is one the people who knows that the backbone of being ready to join the global economy start with, (Drum Roll Please!) LAND USE. How we build the plan for how we will use our most valuable if resources, our land, is where it all begins.


“It’s always the last half mile that it takes the hardest amount of energy to get there.” – Dorothy Dobbie

Dorothy Dobbie is a businesswoman, writer, a photographer, a speaker, a former Politian, a publisher and a radio host. Why you should care In today’s there are few opportunities for people of two countries to have something, anything, to facilitate warm friendships through an inspiring and enriching experience. That is what Dorothy Dobbie is charged with in her new role as the Finance Chair of the Board of the International Peace Garden. With her career that includes being a businesswoman, a...


“Good planning leads to better decision making” – Dave Boles

Where do you live? Are you happy there? Are you raising your family in a community you like? Is your house overpriced? Are there cost efficient alternatives to single unit housing in Manitoba? If you have any questions about this topic you must listen to our conversation with Dave Boles.


"The Status Quo is Not Good Enough"

Have you ever met someone that is so smart and so accomplished and yet so engaging in their personhood that every time you see them is memorable? That is how it is with Merrell-Ann Phare. She is not a flash in the pan expert, but someone that will dazzle you with her in depth knowledge of water, the law and Indigenous rights. So if you get a chance to hear her, like on this podcast, you would be wise to listen.


“We’re no longer waiting for climate change.” – Robert Sandford

Bob Sandford has spent his life working to understand our relationship with water here in Manitoba, in Canada and as well as in other parts of the world and he has some strong words and a stark message we had better all pay attention to.


"Without A Magnet That Attracts Investment We Have Nothing"

The recent announcement of a Capital Region Plan is one of those times in history that could be considered legacy work- it seems that everyone is paying attention to the idea of a regional plan. But what is needed to move us into the future and capitalize on our full economic potential?


"Kings of Lost Opportunity, No More"

As the president of the Manitoba Home Builders Association, you would think that Lanny McInnis would think that building homes is the hard part. But the truly hard part talks place long before anyone breaks ground or lays the foundation for any development.


"Grow Up! Get Your Thinking Past You!"

Mayor Thompson shares the wisdom of her unique and unvarnished view of her time as one of the most consequential mayors in our history. She shares why it is so important to make collaboration a priority in order to streamline efforts, and ultimately secure our future.