The Journey to Community

 

 

Our Annual Report reflects on our journey through 2018 and growth along the way. We are incredibly thankful to the 23,277 learning partners in over 2,300 cities across Canada and beyond for being a part of this journey with us over the past year.

 

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Simple Tools to Unleash Collective Creativity

As the challenges facing communities become more complex and the importance of effective collaboration across sectors and perspectives increases, the need to find simple and effective ways for people to think and learn...

Why We Need Cities to Fully Realize the Right to Housing in Canada

On April 8, the federal government introduced Bill C-97, the Budget Implementation Act, 2019, which included the National Housing Strategy Act.

This is a significant milestone as we work towards enshrining the right to...

Dispelling Poverty Myths in New Westminster

The City of New Westminster’s Poverty Mythbusters report dispels stereotypes around the demographics of people living in poverty, pathways into poverty, working poverty, and child poverty. It was created by the New...

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CASE STUDY | Four Phases of Poverty Reduction in Saint John

Cities Reducing Poverty has identified that successful poverty reduction efforts progress through four key phases and share similar milestones. This case study details Saint John, New Brunswick’s journey through each phase...

CASE STUDY | Toronto's Lived Experience Advisory Group: Advising On A Municipal Strategy

The Lived Experience Advisory Group (LEAG) advises the implementation and evaluation of Toronto’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, TO Prosperity. The LEAG successfully balances the voices of lived/living experience with staff...

WEBINAR | Building Inclusive Communities

Loneliness and polarization are two growing threats to our society. Although these problems are different from one another, Jim Diers believes that the common solution is to build inclusive community and that the best place...

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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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