Ann Dale is a Professor with the School of Environment and Sustainability at Royal Roads University. Ann Dale has received national and international recognition for her research in the field of sustainable community development. Her research on governance, innovation and community vitality is designed to provide useful knowledge to Canadian decision-makers. She is deeply committed to online conversations on critical public policy issues and novel research dissemination tools, such as her YouTube channel, HEADTalks. She leads MC3, a climate change adaptation and mitigation research program studying best practices and innovations in community responses throughout British Columbia.