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[Call for candidates 2015-05-08]

SUPPORT RESOURCES IN COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Acertys is looking for students or recent graduates to support our participation activities from time to time on a diversity of projects. The activities may include :
  • Acting as a facilitator at information kiosks
  • Carrying out surveys in public spaces
  • Providing logistical support at forums or other public meetings
  • Communicating with stakeholders
  • Organising and analysing results from these activities
By taking part in our projects, the selected candidates will be exposed to a diversity of participatory methods as well as many different stakeholders, urban and environmental issues and decision-making processes. They will develop concrete experience in public participation and stakeholder engagement.
 
Please see the call for candidates (in French only) for details. The deadline to submit an application is May 25 2015.



[Announcement 2015-01-21]

IAP2 is seeking candidates for the Executive Committee of the St. Lawrence Chapter

Do you have a passion for promoting public participation and want to help build the profile of this profession across the regions of Eastern Ontario and Quebec?  You are invited to nominate yourself for a position on the new 2015-2017 Executive Committee of the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) St. Lawrence Chapter.
 
You will find information on the Chapter website regarding the roles and responsibilities of Executive Committee members and on the process to nominate yourself or someone else as a candidate.
 
The deadline for Nominations is January 26, 2015.
 
Please note that you must be a member of IAP2 Canada as of this same date in order to be considered as a candidate (information on membership here). 
 
Acertys is an active member of IAP2 and supports its activities through participation in the local Chapter and in Canada-wide initiatives.



[Press Release 2014-11-25]

Public consultation on the redesign of Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

ACERTYS RECOMMENDED THAT THE CITY OF MONTRÉAL TERMINATE THE CONTRACT

Read the press release for more information




[Update 2012-11-21]

See Acertys study on business practices of organizations as they relate to community relations

thumbnailOn October 29th 2010, Acertys released the results of a study of 21 industrial sector organizations in Quebec particularly impacted by the communities that surround them. Conducted in conjunction with HEC Montréal and the Conseil patronal de l’environnement du Québec (CPEQ), the study outlines the business practices of these organizations as they relate to local communities, within the context of growing pressure from the latter. The study also provides organizations with practical courses of action allowing them to benefit from more productive relationships with neighbouring communities. Download the complete study (available in French only) in PDF format.



[Event 2012-05-01]

Planning the Marconi-Alexandra, Atlantic, Beaumont, De Castelnau sectors

Acertys is proud to support the City of Montreal to plan the development of an 80 hectare industrial area located in the heart of the city and overlapping four boroughs. 



[Event 2011-10-12]

Consultation on the Future of the Olympic Park

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Acertys is proud to support the advisory committee appointed by the Régie des installations olympiques in its wide-ranging consultation on the future of the Olympic Park. Have a look at the results of the consultation at: www.avenirparcolympique.ca.