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Disruptive Times Require Skilled Changemakers

Posted by Liz Weaver in February 2019

In this paper, Liz Weaver describes three elements that every changemaker needs when approaching complex challenges - a mindset shift, an agile and adaptable approach, and knowledge and skills in each of the five interconnected practice areas.

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It’s a Block Party and You’re Invited: Celebrate National Volunteer Week

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 11, 2018

What better time to thank the volunteers that give their time and skills to neighbourhood projects than National Volunteer Week April 15-21, 2018? This year’s theme, “Celebrating the Value of Volunteering – building confidence, competence, connections and community”, is fitting as volunteers are integral to the work of Cities Deepening Community members as they utilize the the power of citizens to strengthen communities and neighbourhoods and develop strategies.

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New Guide: 'Let’s Talk Housing' Community Conversations

Posted by Maytree on September 8, 2016
This guide has been published by Maytree in partnership with the United Way Centraide-Canada and the Lived Experience Advisory Council

Canada's National Housing Strategy Public Consultation


The Government of Canada is gathering people’s thoughts and ideas on the development of a national vision for housing and a national housing strategy. On the Let’s Talk Housing website, all Canadians are invited to provide feedback on four housing themes through an online survey and/or by uploading a written statement. The deadline for completing the online survey or submitting a statement is October 21, 2016.
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