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The Institute on Governance is pleased to announce that it will lead Informed Participation Solutions (IPS), a new joint venture with Middle Ground Policy Research, Publivate, and PACE Public Affairs & Community Engagement.
Trust in government is in decline and social polarization has been growing in Canada. The IPS Joint Venture sees this as due in part to an increasing complexity in the issues. This can make difficult tradeoffs impossible to explain and undermine the legitimacy of governments who try.
IPS restores legitimacy and rebuilds trust by giving citizens a meaningful say in such decisions. It blends new and emerging tools for public deliberation, such as narrative building and Artificial Intelligence, to help governments manage these issues in new ways.
IPS will be a full-service public engagement provider unlike any other in Canada. Our team includes some of the most experienced practitioners in the field.
Our services go well beyond providing advice or designing and delivering engagement processes. The IPS Joint Venture includes a unique and ambitious program to transfer knowledge and skills to our clients through real-time, project-based training, as well as courses and workshops.
IPS is registered as a qualified service provider for the Government of Canada’s Standing Offer and Supply Arrangement system.
Informed Participation Solutions (IPS) is a Standing Offer & Supply Arrangement ready, Ottawa-based team of highly experienced public-engagement practitioners from four organizations:
For further information contact:
Samuel Wells (P) 613.562.0090 (E) firstname.lastname@example.org
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