Municipal Leader – Summer 2014
E-government, online voting, election apps… technology is quickly changing for municipal governments. Are you keeping up? Read our Special Report this issue to find out what’s happening in the world of municipal technology, who is embracing it, and who is charting new territory here in Manitoba and across Canada.
In keeping with this special report, our Municipal Profile focuses on an elected official who walks the talk when it comes to municipal technology and all things social media. Find out why Mayor Jeff McConnell says he would be “totally lost and unable to function” without technology.
We also look at innovation of another sort… wastewater treatment. The Village of Dunnottar’s passive filter pilot project started small, but has proven itself effective at removing the wastewater pollutants such as phosphorous that lead to algae blooms on Lake Winnipeg. Enjoy the story.