Step 5: Host your Canadian federal electoral reform dialogue

Hosting a successful dialogue is both an art and a craft. To ensure your attendees have a meaningful experience that gives everyone the opportunity to participate, think about the following in how you host and facilitate the dialogue:

  • Setting the tone of the dialogue
  • Establishing dialogue agreements
  • Being clear in intention and direction
  • Being prepared to deal with conflict
  • Creating space for additional ideas to emerge
  • Wrapping up the dialogue
  • Thanking people for their participation

Find additional tips and suggestions for successfully hosting dialogues in the Canadian federal electoral reform dialogue hosting guide.

Be sure to capture the results from your dialogue and share them with the Special Committee on Electoral Reform.

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