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How Municipalities Can Support Affordable Housing Solutions

Housing affordability has become a critical issue across Canada, in cities such as New Westminster which is located in Metro Vancouver. New Westminster is home to 11,000 low-income individuals some of which are children and...

Letting Communities Guide Change

What does it truly mean to be guided by community?

Last month I was lucky enough to speak with Diane Roussin, Director of the Winnipeg Boldness project. Diane shared stories of the work that the Winnipeg Boldness project is...

Scaling for Systems Change: Rethinking Planning and Evaluation

One of the most common pathways to systems change is to ‘scale’ a successful small-scale innovation.

The theory is simple. Social innovators develop and test a new model or practice that they think can make a positive...

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WEBINAR | Global Perspectives on Community Change

In this webinar, Megan Courtney and Liz Weaver reflect on 25 years of collective wisdom in community change from Canada to New Zealand. Based on their experiences, you'll hear about some of the most important shifts in the...

ARTICLE | What We Know So Far About Evaluating Efforts to Scale Social Innovation

As changemakers, we are not always clear on what scaling means nor how efforts to scale should be properly evaluated, and because of this successful approaches to change have seen limited impact. This resource offers what we...

TOOL | Planning Prototypes and Testing

Prototyping and testing can help you build excitement and buy-in for a new service, get feedback to help you iterate and refine your service, or challenge some of your core assumptions about your service to make sure it will...

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Cities Reducing Poverty

Cities Reducing Poverty is a network of more than 175 cities represented by 61 regional partners who are 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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