Governance Lesson from a Canadian Village

How not to!

The New Tilly Community Center

It was about 1970 when my community of Tilley, Alberta almost divided itself.

The community was just starting to move out of its long-held, working-poor economic status. The farms were providing a better income for the farmers. Alberta’s burgeoning oilpatch was providing well-paying jobs. The road to Brooks (the town 20 kilometers away) was…



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Dave Volek

Dave Volek


Dave Volek is the inventor of “Tiered Democratic Governance”. Let’s get rid of all political parties! Visit