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MW Shares: Municipal Pandemic Response podcast keeps you updated on what’s happening with the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts on local government. Guests include experts, leaders, and practitioners from across North America as they discuss the challenges for communities in the face of coronavirus. We explore the municipal response to manage now, sharing ideas and best practices during a time of emergency, as well as casting an eye to the future, to the steps that will be required for economic recovery.

Series launch: March 24, 2020

 

COVID-19: Recap, Week 3 - Grappling with the “now normal” in local government – Jody Johnson & Jennifer Heath

In this episode, we take a look at the municipal response to COVID-19 in recent days, including implications for municipalities and employers, grappling with workplace ...

FCM taking action during COVID-19 crisis - Carole Saab

Without question, COVID-19 has begun to critically impact municipalities across Canada, as well as the organizations that support them – including their regional, provincial and ...

The Economics of Pandemics - Kadie Ward

Economic development expert Kadie Ward joins us to talk about the economic impact of COVID-19, what we are likely to see now and in the ...

COVID-19: Recap, Week 2 - Working municipal magic during a crisis - Jody Johnson

Director of Legal Services for Halton Region Jody Johnson joins us to discuss COVID-19 and that special kind of municipal magic that keeps essential services ...

New resources for responding to the COVID-19 crisis - Mary Rowe

Municipal World is excited to be part of a new partnership with the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) and other organizations across the country, to support ...

Council's role in communicating COVID-19 - Brian Lambie

Communications guru Brian Lambie joins us to discuss his belief that rising to the occasion with decency, honesty and a strong communication’s plan is a ...

A Time for Innovation - Dana Clarke & Joel Carnes

We were excited to have Dana Clarke, founder of the Municipal Innovators Community and Joel Carnes, President of the Alliance for Innovation. Join us for ...

COVID-19 & emergency measures for council meetings - Jody Johnson

Jody Johnson Director of Legal Services for Halton Region joins us for the first in a series of weekly episodes to provide an update on what ...

Organizational questions about COVID-19 and social distancing - Peter De Jager

Special Episode! Change strategist and Municipal World columnist Peter De Jager joins us to discuss communicating the implications of social distancing to your organization and ...

Preparing local communities - Joe Preston

Joining us for our first episode of MW Shares Municipal Pandemic Response is Joe Preston, former member of Parliament and currently the Mayor of the ...