Lisa Helps

Mayor of Victoria

Mayor Lisa Helps has served as Mayor of Victoria since 2014, before that she was a city Councillor from 2011-2014. She is relentlessly future leaning and works hard to ensure that Victoria is prosperous, resilient, welcoming and ready for challenges and opportunities ahead. Mayor Helps prioritizes collaboration, diversity and building understanding. She brings together a diverse range of community leaders to work together to advance ambitious programs such as future-focused economic development, climate action, affordable housing, and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.

Lisa is speaking at

Setting the Stage: Live Plenary Panel
May 7, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


  • John Helliwell (Speaker) Professor Emeritus of Economics, UBC & CIFAR
  • Nancy Hey (Speaker) Executive Director, What Works Centre for Well-Being, UK
  • Carol Graham (Speaker) Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
  • Lisa Helps (Speaker) Mayor of Victoria
  • Chris Barrington-Leigh (Speaker) Associate Professor, McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy and the Bieler School of Environment


Moderated plenary session with live panel presentation and discussion

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