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Upcoming Events

More details coming soon.


LGMA 2023 Conference - Nanaimo BC

Join Ian for a session on Administration's Role in Good Governance. 


LGAA 2023 Conference - Canmore, AB

Join Ian for a session on Navigating the Challenges of Council Overreach. 


SILGA - Kelowna, BC

Details coming soon. Click here for the event site.


AKBLG - Kimberley BC

Details coming soon. Click here for the event site.


NCLGA - Prince George, BC

Details coming soon. Click here for the event site.


Bucking the Trend, Tackling Abuse in the Political Realm

Strategic Steps is hosting the first-of-its-kind Canadian symposium to address the rampant abuse in the political realm.  Click here for details.


LMLGA - Richmond BC

Details coming soon. Click here for the event site.


In the Trenches: Local Government at Work

A Podcast Partnership Between Cross Border Interviews and Strategic Steps Inc. to drive conversation and knowledge. Click here to listen!

Recent Events
The DNA of Great Leaders

Ian McCormack joined Chris Brown to chat about his new book - The DNA of Great Leaders.  

What Makes a Good Municipal Leader?

Ian McCormack talks about his new book, The DNA of Great Leaders: Key Attributes of the Best Mayors and Board Chairs, and shares some of the advice he’s gotten from conversations with mayors across Canada and abroad.

What Makes a Good Municipal LeaderIan Mccormack
00:00 / 20:55
Conducting Council Orientations 

Council Orientations are not only a legal requirement for most municipalities, they are an opportunity to bring new councils together and lay the foundation to make the most out of their terms.

Conducting Council Orientations

Our friends in Innisfail hosted a Council Candidate Orientation back in April and our very own Ian was invited to lead the conversation!

Please note it is a longer video and will take a little while to load.

Pre-Election Orientations
ResourceX Webinar

Major societal problems exist, and solutions seem out of reach. At  ResourceX,  we attempt the difficult and dangerous alongside the change agents within every municipality with whom we partner. There are resources available. We will help you find them.

ResourceX Webinar
Stop doing stupid stuff - Part 1Ian McCormack
00:00 / 29:00
Stop doing stupid stuff - Part 2Ian McCormack
00:00 / 24:33

Avoid the patterns and pitfalls that land your organization in hot water.


Ian McCormack – author of Who’s Driving the Grader? – joins Municipal World CEO Susan Gardner to discuss the behaviours that land municipal leaders in the court of public opinion.


How do you prevent this from happening? Tune in to find out!

Municipal World Podcast
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