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2022 Livable Cities Forum

Conversations for an Inclusive Future

Thank you to everyone who joined us in Victoria for the 2022 Livable Cities Forum (LCF) – with more than 300 delegates from across Canada and the United States over three days of workshops, training, discussion forums, networking and hands-on learning opportunities. Over 80 speakers, facilitators, workshop hosts and panelists shared their perspectives on how to prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion while advancing climate action.

Recordings & Presentations

Recordings of the Welcome and Opening Plenary on Day 1, and the  Multi-Level Government Solutions Plenary on Day 2 are available below. Presentations, notes, and resources are available on the Livable Cities Forum website.

Welcome and Opening Plenary

Multi-Level Government Solutions Plenary

2022 Program

The 2022 program focused how to integrate equity and inclusion into action on climate change mitigation and adaptation. Sessions were uniquely designed to go beyond presentation-style delivery, and included many interactive and engaging workshops, trainings, and discussion forums to offer networking and hands-on learning opportunities. 

2022 Speakers

The 2022 Livable Cities Forum program offered perspectives from more than 80 speakers, facilitators, workshop hosts, and panelists from across Canada. Speakers shared stories, innovative ideas, and lessons learned on the program themes and engaged in thoughtful, valuable dialogue with delegates.

Thank you to our 2022 partners and sponsors

We would like to give a special thanks to our partners and sponsors for their support and contribution to the success of the 2022 Livable Cities Forum.

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“LCF is a fantastic forum for gaining insight on leading edge practice amongst local governments on sustainability and climate action. You’ll meet and learn from local government leaders, as well as folks representing innovative non-profit and consulting agencies who can support you on your climate action journey.  Highly recommended!” 

– Ian McVey, Manager of Sustainability, Regional Municipality of Durham

“I have had the opportunity to attend the Livable Cities Forum several times throughout my career, both as a presenter and attendee. Each time I have come away from this conference with new learnings that I can apply to my own projects, new friendships with colleagues from across Canada and am reinspired to continue to push for climate action within my municipality. I look forward to attending again this year in Victoria, BC.”


– Trisha Henderson, Climate Action Officer, Town of Oakville

“The LCF conference that I attended was very well organized and I walked away with so much to share with my colleagues. One thing I found really useful from the LCF specifically was the different styles of workshops. I found that they delivered a variety of hands on workshops that I could adapt and bring back to my work. It is also very inspiring to be in a room with so many people that are dedicated to climate action. The conference gives you the opportunity to meet other people doing similar projects and helps inspire action.”


– Amy Coomes, Project Manager, City of Thunder Bay

“I had the pleasure of working with ICLEI and other partners to host LCF in 2016 in Halifax. It was an impactful conference with great study tours and networking opportunities along with excellent learning. I’ve attended other LCF conferences and have always found them immensely valuable and enjoyable!”


– Shannon Miedema, Director, Environment & Climate Change, Halifax Regional Municipality

“The sessions, networking, and events leave me full of inspiration and ideas for action.”


– Jody Rechenmacher, Community Consultant & Principal, Urban Systems

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