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Dave Shorey is the former Innovation Officer for the Municipal Innovation Council.

Read his archived blog posts, below.


Sep 2, 20214 min
MIC’s Innovation Officer stepping down
Today’s announcement from Georgian College signals my transition out of the Innovation Officer position with the MIC.
Aug 30, 20215 min
Research and implementation for local impact
I have had the distinct pleasure of working with a bright, talented, and motivated team on five research-intensive projects for MIC members.
Aug 6, 20217 min
Empowered youth in Arran-Elderslie are making positive, lasting change
Municipalities have a unique opportunity to develop an innovative format for youth engagement that is meaningful to young people.
Jun 17, 20214 min
Summer blog series celebrates municipal innovators
Highlighting municipal innovators who are improving processes and/or services that have a positive impact on the communities we serve.
May 19, 20213 min
Spring brings renewal and growth for the MIC
Having worked in post-secondary education for nearly two decades, I became accustomed to making May 1st the new year.
Apr 29, 20213 min
Innovation and invention: there’s a difference, and it matters
I am often connecting and collaborating with people working in innovation spaces across public, non-profit, and private sectors. Each...
Apr 7, 20212 min
Applied research with local impact
Students from the University of Waterloo’s School of Planning have worked closely with the Town of Saugeen Shores and the Municipal...
Jan 18, 20211 min
Dave Shorey, MIC Innovation Officer stops by the Shore Report podcast
Thank you to Heather Hyde and Jay Pausner for the opportunity to reflect on the progress that the Municipal Innovation Council has made...

Dave Shorey


Innovation Officer, Municipal Innovation Council

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