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.


Setting the Stage: Live Plenary Panel
May 7, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Setting the Stage: Live Plenary Panel
Moderated plenary session with live panel presentation and discussion
John Helliwell
Professor Emeritus of Economics, UBC & CIFAR
Nancy Hey
Executive Director, What Works Centre for Well-Being, UK
Carol Graham
Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Lisa Helps
Mayor of Victoria
Chris Barrington-Leigh
Associate Professor, McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy and the Bieler School of Environment
Danny Graham
Chief Engagement Officer, Engage Nova Scotia