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The LGMA provides webinar offerings to local government staff with up-to-date information on a variety of topics throughout the year. Webinar fees are $165 per person plus taxes. Registration will take place through LGMA MyAccount and is open to members and non-members.

2018 Webinar offerings:

Planning Basics for CAOs and COs

Tuesday, September 4 and Tuesday, September 18, 2018

(date changed from September 11 to 4 in order to accommodate UBCM Convention)

Presenters: Allison Habkirk, BA, MA, MPA, MCIP and Lisa Zwarn, JD, PRP

Cost: $300 per participant +GST

Are you a CAO or Corporate Officer who sometimes wonders what community planning is all about, or how to navigate the multitude of approval processes related to rezonings, OCP amendments and myriad other applications and processes?

Planning basics is a two webinar series that offers insight into the world of planners and related approval processes. Whether you are new to the wild world of planning or want to brush up on your knowledge and skills, there will be something for you in these webinars.

Register online before August 30, 2018


Strategic Planning Made Simple

Friday, December 7, 2018

Presenter: Allison Habkirk, BA, MA, MPA, MCIP

Cost: $165 per registrant +GST

Done well, strategic planning can help clarify the expectations of a new council or board and help staff to plan work over a four-year cycle. This webinar presents several approaches to strategic planning and will help you assess your organization's needs and choose an approach that will best suit your organization.

Register online before November 30, 2018

Bulk pricing is offered to those organizations who register more than one participant. Contact office@lgma.ca for more information.


Webinars Offered in 2018:

  • March 8 - FOIPPA Advanced Webinar with Carolyn MacEachern, Young Anderson
  • May 3 - Archives for the Non-Archivist Webinar
    • Presenters: Brownwen Bird, Records and Information Management Analyst, Regional District of Central Kootenay and Diedre Brocklehurst, Records Analyst, City of Surrey. Review the webinar brochure
  • May 11 - Change In Your World Webinar, (with the Justice Institute of BC)
    • Presenters: Lisa Kempton, CCMP and John Leeburn, CAO, Port Coquitlam
  • May 25, June 8 and 22 - Writing Effectively Online Course


Course Format

The course is presented in a webinar format with registrants participating via a toll-free telephone line and their computer in an on-line webinar conference. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the webinar. Information will be sent to registered participants one day prior.

Previous Webinars Offered

2017 Webinars

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