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Public Salon Wednesday May 16th

Expand your Mind at Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon Wednesday May 16th, 7:30 – 9:00 pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. 8 Speakers who will Inspire, Provoke and Entertain. Ticket on sale at Tickets Tonight Charles Barber – City Opera Carolyn Chan & Clancy Dennehy – Butoh Dance Dr. Hal Gunn – Inspired Health Jas Johal – Global […]

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February 8th Public Salon Celebrates Vancouver Citizens

February 8th Public Salon Celebrates Vancouver Citizens written by Aleksandra Sagan Former mayor, Sam Sullivan’s latest Public Salon celebrated the city’s citizens. Eight speakers – including surprise visitor the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean – shared stories about how their lives intersect with the city. John Korsud’s Vancouver Community College Band greeted an almost sold-out crowd […]

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On Hearing of the Death of Tom Campbell…..

On Hearing of the Death of  Tom Campbell….. Environmental concerns lead many to believe that the ideal city should have a very high density core with pockets of high density throughout the surrounding suburbs. I discovered that this ideal was exactly the city we were achieving many years ago. In the 1960s the neighborhood of […]

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Next Public Salon: February 8, 2012

The next Public Salon will be on Wednesday, February 8. To date, the confirmed speakers will be World-ranked Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitarist Don Alder, Director of Matthew Soules Architecture and Professor of Architecture UBC Matthew Soules, Eco Stylist and Founder of Eco Fashion Week Miriam Laroche,  CEO of social media dashboard Hootsuite Ryan Holmes, former Judge […]

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The Fourth Wave Conference of Urban Reform

On June 6 and 7, 2012 Vancouver will host a Conference to consider opportunities for urban reform. The title of the Conference is a reference to Three Waves of urban reform that have swept Canada since its founding in 1867. The Conference will consider ideas that could comprise a Fourth Wave of Urban Reform. The […]

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Former Vancouver mayor hosts public salons

Issues include drugs, crime By Andrew Fleming, Contributing Writer, Source: Vancouver Courier November 15, 2011 Three years after being kicked to the curb by his own party, former NPA mayor Sam Sullivan is still active in Vancouver. Ironically, he said he finds it easier to get things done now that he’s no longer in power […]

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Upcoming Public Salons

I hope you will consider attending another season of Public Salons on February 8, May 16 and September 20. On February 8 you will be treated to an interesting group of presenters. Myriam LaRoche founded Vancouver’s Eco-Fashion Week, the only one of its kind in the world after working in the fashion industry in Québec […]

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Chuck Davis’ moving public salon presentation

As the last of eight presenters at Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon on Thursday night, Chuck Davis received a standing ovation from the 500 audience members attending. Two days earlier Chuck had received word from his doctor that he had incurable cancer and had only a short time to live. Global Civic Executive Director Sam Sullivan […]

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Media Advisory: Public Salon focuses on addiction and mental illnesses

BRAIN RESEARCH SHOULD DRIVE ADDICTION PUBLIC POLICY, SAYS GLOBAL CIVIC POLICY SOCIETY Public Salon focuses on addiction and mental illnesses Vancouver, BC – On Thursday, December 17 from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Pan Pacific Hotel the Global Civic Policy Society will host its second Issue Speed Lunch. Academics, researchers and community leaders […]

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Official Launch, November 5th, 2009

‘The Global Civic Policy Society held its Official Launch on Thursday, November 5 at 12 o’clock noon. The MC was Mike Harcourt, Former Premier of the Province of British Columbia. Mr. Harcourt has taken a leading role in the country for advocating for the sustainability of cities. Speakers at the Official Launch included Professor John […]

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