Youth Forum: Engagement tactics for the 21st century
In this crucial election year, young local leaders will play a vital role in keeping municipal priorities front-and-centre. That means relying on traditional engagement techniques, while also embracing new approaches.

Old-school door-knocking or the latest social media strategies? In this session, you’ll hear how our panellists have used a variety of engagement tactics to get their message out—and how those lessons can be used to help secure new tools to transform our communities.


  • Catherine McDonald, Director General, CIVIX Québec 
  • Craig Sauvé, Councillor, City of Montreal, QC 
  • Hilary Gough, Councillor, City of Saskatoon, SK 
  • Pamela Gross, Mayor, Hamlet of Cambridge Bay, NU 
2019 Federation of Canadian Municipalities