Resource Library


Deepening Community

CASE STUDY | Kamloops: The Path to an Inclusive and Accessible Community

Deepening Community, Case Studies, Community Change

CASE STUDY | Since the 1990’s, the City of Kamloops has been an advocate for community accessibility. Over the last twenty years, many projects have...

Love My Hood: Kitchener’s Neighbourhood Strategy

Deepening Community, Case Studies, Neighbourhood Strategy

CASE STUDY | Every city builds neighbourhoods with sidewalks and roads, and homes, parks and arenas. Municipalities across Canada are realizing...

Case Study: Calgary's Neighbourhood Strategy

Deepening Community, Neighbourhood Strategy

CASE STUDY | In this case study, you will find the process and details of This is My Neighbourhood, The City of Calgary's four-year pilot project,...

Gives and Gets Tool

Collective Impact, Deepening Community, Tools

To work effectively as a team, it is important that we understand and agree upon what we want to achieve together. The most powerful and authentic...

Hosting Community Conversations in Batimore, MD: A Conversation Guide

Community Engagement, Deepening Community, Publications

The first step to building a community is to have a conversation. When we talk with each other, we build connections and form relationships....

CASE STUDY: Kitchener Neighbourhood Strategy

Deepening Community, Neighbourhood Strategy

In this resource, you will find a case study that highlights the in-depth engagement process used to develop the CIty of Kitchener's Neighbourhood...

The Case for Cultivating Community Resilience

Deepening Community, Publications

As part of our Community Change Series 2016, Sylvia Cheuy explores the concept of community resilience - what it is and why it matters - in her...

Caring is Life: A Keynote Address

Deepening Community, ABCD, Keynote Address, caring

A moving keynote address that holds the importance of care at the centre. Vickie Cammack and Al Etmanski discuss communal gardening and other acts...

Belonging, Enlivement, and Wellbeing

Deepening Community, Webinars & Videos

Michael, Daphne, Kim and Steve explore the possibility of a worldview that is in harmony with nature, the realization that we are all part of...

Communities of Belonging Part 2: Place-making and Reconciliation

Deepening Community, Webinars & Videos

Michael, Catherine, Erin and Bill explore the possibility of a worldview that is in harmony with nature, and the truth that we are all part of...

Resilience and Money

Deepening Community, Webinars & Videos, Vibrant Communities

Milton Friesen interviews Brian Dijkema as they discuss the often muted perspectives into the social dimensions of payday loans and explore the...

Communities of Belonging

Deepening Community, Webinars & Videos

In this webinar, Michael, Sophia and Heidi explore the larger canvas of place and place-making and, in so doing, make visible some of the patterns...

Community Engagement workshopAdaptive Leadership Masterclass | VAN, CGY, EDM, TOR, OTT

Does your work involve complex cross sector or community collaborations? Are you looking to learn practical and effective skills that will help you and your teams collaborate better – deal with conflict, challenge old ways of working, respond to diverse views, create shared meaning, and plan for the future – all while working together to make a collective impact?

This intensive Masterclass will equip you with the tools, processes and most importantly the leadership practice to make a real and meaningful change, through your own collaborative initiative.

Learn more about this workshop