Public Speaker, Entrepreneur, Author

Toronto Young Street

Gord Hume Speaking Downtown Toronto

Sydney, Australia - bright building

Sydney, Australia

Athens, Greece

Athens, Greece

Gord Hume with Mongol Warriors

Gord Hume with Mongol Warriors

Speaking at Brescia College

Speaking at Brescia College



Sapphire Blue
Gord Hume breaks from city-building books with rom-com-mystery-satire – Joe Belanger, London Free Press – December 17, 2018
Former London Councillor Gord Hume publishes first novel – Pat Moauro, Aging Well Magazine – December 2018 issue

Getting Cities Right

What the Public Needs to Know About the Municipal Infrastructure Deficit – Governing Magazine, March 2018



Municipal Ruminations: Gord Hume and Getting Cities Right – Scene Magazine, November 2017

Ex-London councillor Gord Hume’s new book calls for civic leaders to be bold – London Free Press, Oct 13, 2017



Author suggests improvements to help rejuvenate Nanaimo – Nanaimo News Bulletin, November 9, 2016

Economic update, at the Mayor’s Breakfast – Innisfil Examiner, May 20, 2016

Former councillor’s book says leadership lacking – Our London, Mar 16, 2016

Gord Hume answers leading questions – London Free Press, Mar 10, 2016



The challenges facing Canada’s growing cities – Waterloo Chronicle, Dec 16, 2015

City of Hamilton needs bold moves to stay viable – Hamilton Spectator, Nov 6, 2015

Municipalities must build in ‘fun’ factor – Stouffville Sun-Tribune, May 7, 2015



Former councillor champion of public places, spaces – London Community News, November 2, 2014

The Art of Culture – Municipal World, September 2014

Election Fever Heating Up – Municipal Information Network, August 2014

In his new book, former London politician Gord Hume looks at how a city’s planning decisions can lead to economic growth – London Free Press, August 12, 2014

Gord Hume’s newest book, “Places and Spaces” – Municipal Information Network, August 11, 2014

Places and Spaces – Municipal World, April 2014

Strategic Regional Planning – Municipal Information Network, April 2014

Peel Region at planning crossroads – The Mississauga News, March 25, 2014

Eerie Parallel – London Free Press, March 4, 2014



Mother Nature vs. City Councils – Municipal World, July 22, 2013

Uh-oh. My luggage and I are ordered on the weigh scale in Maui – The Globe and Mail, July 1, 2013

Cities’ crumbling infrastructure threatens local economies – Business Vancouver, June 11, 2013

Metro Vancouver city halls reaching out to the people – Vancouver Sun, May 24, 2013

Gord Hume’s new book says cities need big, bold plans to attract and keep young entrepreneurs – London Free Press, April 22, 2013

Trends Shaping Future for Canadian Municipalities – Kingston Whig-Standard, April 19, 2013

Why city financing equations don’t add up anymore – Business in Vancouver, February 26, 2013



Trends Shaping Future for Canadian Municipalities – Municipal World, December 2012

Cambridge mayor proposes solution to city’s funding woes – Waterloo Chronicle, Nov 10, 2012

A one per cent solution for municipalities – Waterloo Chronicle, June 21, 2012

Is Culture Truly The Fourth Pillar Of Sustainability??? Gord Hume and Robert Tremain

NOMA speaker challenges municipal officials to liberate their communities from feudal rule – Kenora Daily Miner and News, 27 April 2012

Municipalities have role to play in food security – Chatham This Week, March 2012

Book Review: Taking Back our Cities – Municipal Leader, Spring 2012

Former London councillor speaks: Oxford County on Food Revolution – Woodstock Sentinel-Review, 6 March 2012

Taking Back our Cities –, 2012



Time to make municipal cash provincial issue – London Free Press, 20 August 2011

Creativity builds better
– London Community News, 10 August 2011

Arts district touted for town – The Windsor Star, 29 January 2011

‘Buy local’ key to agri-success: author – Windsor CBC News, 14 January 2011

Hume says municipal gov’t must make provisions for local food – Leamington Post, January 2011



Author promotes ‘local food revolution’ – The Star Phoenix (Saskatoon), 8 June 2010

A new look at our food choices – Londoner, 2 June 2010

Now’s the time for a local food revolution – The Stratford Gazette, 13 May 2010



Questions: Gord Hume –, July 2009

Cultural plans with new ideas – The Camrose Canadian, 12 February 2009