2018

Stronger Voices, Better Care

Volume II inThe New Campus Seriesexamines The Ottawa Hospital’s special relationship with the Territory of Nunavut. Don’s report explores the intimate connection between Inuit culture and health services and outcomes, then proposes ways to improve these in the context of the new campus.

2018

From Buy-In to Ownership

Volume III of the New Campus Series (co-authored by Don) explains how the Campus Engagement Group (CEG) will help resolve complex design issues in the development of the new campus. The CEG is a group of 21 individuals who represent key community interests and institutional partners in the process.

2017

Setting the Stage, Turning the Page

Volume I inThe New Campus Seriesproposes that development of the Ottawa’s Hospital’s new 50-acre campus in the heart of Ottawa include a ground-breaking community engagement initiative to support campus design. Don is a principal advisor on the project and co-author of this series of reports.

2014

Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services Report of the Client Discussions on Social Assistance Reform

The Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services engaged Don Lenihan to conduct sessions with Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program clients in 10 cities across the province. This report provides a unique window on the clients’ experience of the pathway to employment.

2014

Formal/Informal Institutions for Citizen Engagement for implementing the Post 2015 Development Agenda

Don led a UN Expert Group Meeting in Paris, sponsored by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The task was to consider how public engagement processes can support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. This paper, written by Don, was the backgrounder for the meeting.

2014

Formal/Informal Institutions for Citizen Engagement for implementing the Post 2015 Development Agenda: Report of the Expert Group Meeting

Don led a UN Expert Group Meeting in Paris, sponsored by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The task was to consider how public engagement processes can support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Don’s final report was based on the discussions at the meeting.

2013

Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services Employment-Focused Roundtables: Summary Report

The Ministry of Community and Social Services engaged Don to lead six roundtable meetings with stakeholders and clients from the social assistance and disability communities; and to discuss options for reforming employment services. This report consolidates the findings from those sessions.

2013

Ontario’s Condominium Act Review: Stage One Findings Report

Ontario’s Ministry of Consumer Services engaged Don Lenihan to design and lead an innovative, 18-month, three-stage public deliberation process to review and renew the Condominium Act. This Stage One Findings Report defined the issues for discussion in Stage Two.

2013

Ontario’s Condominium Act Review: Stage Two Solutions Report

Ontario’s Ministry of Consumer Services engaged Don Lenihan to design and lead an innovative, 18-month, three-stage public deliberation process to review and renew the Condominium Act. This Stage Two Solutions Report contains solutions to the issues raised in the Stage One Findings Report.

2013

Report of the National Recreation Roundtable in Fredericton, New Brunswick

Some 200 participants from the Recreation gathered in Fredericton to outline a National Recreation Agenda. Don served as the facilitator and rapporteur for this event. This report provides an overview of the discussion at the Fredericton Roundtable.

2011

Community-Building Through Sport: Final Report of the Community Perspectives Project

This cross-country series of roundtables was part of the Canadian Sport Policy Renewal Process. The sessions discussed whether a policy framework could be created that includes community-building but leaves the core business of sport unchanged.