PlaceSpeak User Guide

PlaceSpeak is a location-based citizen engagement platform that is designed to facilitate high-quality, defensible public input processes. 

Q: Why did the Cowichan Valley Regional District choose PlaceSpeak?
A: Because, by using PlaceSpeak we can guarantee that online consultations capture the feedback from the relevant citizens. Unique geo-verification technology connects participants’ digital identity to their physical location, ensuring that data collected is relevant and defensible for evidence-based decision-making. PlaceSpeak is a member of the Digital Identity Authentication Council of Canada DIACC logo Opens in new window

Q: Will my personal information be protected?
A: Privacy is of utmost importance. PlaceSpeak was architected with Privacy By Design principles in mind. The personal information of users is never sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other organization for any reason. This allows us to facilitate the collection of legitimate and defensible feedback data, while ensuring the security and privacy of users.

Q: Is there a FAQ for PlaceSpeak?
A: Yes. Click HERE to read the FAQs. 

Video Learning Library

Learn how-to register.
Learn how-to use the Dashboard.
Learn about notifications.
How-To invite your friends to PlaceSpeak
Learn how-to customize privacy settings.
Learn about verification settings.
Learn about 'My Map' feature.
Explore 'My Topics & Activity Feed.'