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The Legacy of the Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition

For twenty-seven years the Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition (OHCC) supported Healthy Communities initiatives across Ontario and beyond. Following the loss of provincial funding in 2018, after careful consideration the...

Three Lessons from Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods

Over the past several months, I have enjoyed participating in a book study of Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods by John McKnight and Peter Block through the Tamarack Institute. This study, led by Jonathan...

Three Lessons on Engaging People With Lived and Living Experience

On November 25, we hosted a webinar featuring special guest, Cheryl Whiskeyjack, Executive Director of Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society, co-chair End Poverty Edmonton, and a member of the National Advisory Council on...

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CASE STUDY | Fostering Community Through Neighbourhood Grants

Neighbourhood grants have been popping up across the country. These locally-based, resident-driven grants pave the way for neighbours to get to know each other while working together to implement their innovative ideas....

WEBINAR | Authentic Engagement with People of Lived/Living Experience

In this webinar, Cheryl Whiskeyjack, from the Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society, discussed how their engagement with Indigenous community members with lived and living experience of poverty.

Cheryl shared some of the...

SERIES | Introduction to Community Innovation

In this series of webinars you'll learn what community innovation is, how it has changed the way we look at community change and how you can apply different innovation methods and lenses to your work in a meaningful way....

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Cities Reducing Poverty

Cities Reducing Poverty is a network of 330 municipalities represented by 70+ regional partners working collaboratively to end poverty in their communities.  

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Cities Deepening Community

Cities Deepening Community is a network of 67 cities seeking to strengthen neighbourhoods and 25 cities developing community plans to grow citizen engagement, civic leadership and a sense of belonging. 

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