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

Articles

2017

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

 

2016

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

 

2015

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

 

2014

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

 

2013

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

 

2012

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 – books.municipalworld.com, 2012

 

2011

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

Creativity builds better
cities
– 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

 

2010

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

 

2009

Questions: Gord Hume – businesslondon.ca, July 2009

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