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Vibrant Communities

The Fight for Decent Work: Tackling Low Wages, Precarious Work, and Poverty

Webinars & Videos, Vibrant Communities

2017 is the year where labour laws in Ontario will change. Through the government's Changing Workplaces Review, twenty-five years after their last...

Sometimes to Hear the Music you Have to Turn Down the Noise: A Game-Changer Approach to Poverty Reduction Strategy and Evaluation

Evaluating Community Impact, Publications, Mark Holmgren, Vibrant Communities

PUBLICATION | From a poverty reduction perspective, we are inundated with the voices of our clients, our funders and donors, our colleagues,...

Advocating for Poverty Reduction the “Rights” Way

Webinars & Videos, Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction, Human Rights, Cities Reducing Poverty

In this webinar, Michèle Biss, Legal Education and Outreach Coordinator for Canada Without Poverty (CWP), Stephen Portman, Advocacy Lead for...

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...

Canada Learning Bond: Investing in Education and Beyond

Webinars & Videos, Vibrant Communities

Joe March provides some valuable information about the Canada Learning Bond, and the excellent educational opportunities it offers to Canada's...

10 – A Guide for Cities Reducing Poverty

Case Studies, Books, Publications, Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction, Cities Reducing Poverty, Leadership, Municipal

BOOK | Authored by Brock Carlton, CEO of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and Paul Born, President of Tamarack Institute, 10 – A Guide...

Making History: Cambridge Adopts a Living Wage

Webinars & Videos, Vibrant Communities

Alan Broadbent, Doug Craig, and Pam Wolf talk about the importance of implementing a living wage in municipalities across Canada. With the...

Disrupt Cities

Webinars & Videos, Vibrant Communities

Ben Hecht and Mark Holmgren discuss how to build cities in a way that will achieve better results for low income residents, and how the innovation...

Poverty and Transportation in New Brunswick

Webinars & Videos, Vibrant Communities

Joanna Brown, Alex Henderson, and Janice Dunbar, as they explore successful community solutions to rural transportation issues in New Brunswick,...

Cities Reducing Poverty: Common Evaluation Method

Webinars & Videos, Vibrant Communities

Mark Cabaj and Kirsti Battista take us through the history of Cities Reducing Poverty evaluation, the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework, Community...

Shared Evaluation Method

Webinars & Videos, Evaluation, Vibrant Communities

Mark Cabaj explores Vibrant Communities' revised shared evaluation framework and provide more information about how you can use it to your...

Getting to Impact: Planning for Poverty Reduction

Webinars & Videos, Vibrant Communities

Adam Vasey and Lucenia Ortiz share the priorities, process, progress and learning moments of creating and implementing their poverty reduction...

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