Supporting public sector leaders.
I have been the City Manager of Burlington Ontario, Deputy City Manager of Vancouver, and CAO of the District of North Vancouver. I also held a series of senior positions with the City of Toronto, including Executive Director of Information Technology/CIO, Acting Commissioner of Planning and Development, and Executive Director of Licensing and Bylaw Enforcement.
At the University of British Columbia, I served as Associate Vice President and Registrar/Secretary of the Senates, and later as Principal and CEO of UBC’s Vantage College...
Welcome To The Hall: A practical guide for municipal leaders
Written by local government veteran James Ridge, Welcome to the Hall: A Practical Guide for Municipal Leaders dives into the multitude of responsibilities involved with leading Canada’s municipalities today.
In addition to sharing personal anecdotes from his long career in local government (which includes serving as City Manager in Burlington and as Deputy City Manager in Vancouver), Ridge also highlights some key lessons learned throughout his career...