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Canadian Communities Leading the Way in Sustainable Innovation

According to the Institute for Sustainable Communities there are four elements of a sustainable community:

  1. Leadership, civic engagement and responsibility

  2. Ecological integrity

  3. Economic security

  4. Social well-being

Exploring Deepening Community in Atlantic Canada

Hi, I’m Dan Ritchie, the newest member of the Cities Deepening Community team. As a Manager of Cities, I will support members who want to develop neighbourhood plans. Joining the Tamarack Institute at the beginning of...

7 Indie Songs for People Who Have Mental Illness

The playlist featured below is filled with music ranging from indie to soft rock. It is music that has helped me through my journey of recovering from mental illness.

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WEBINAR | Climate Change Champions

In this webinar, members of Tamarack's Board of Directors - Lori Hewson, Mary Pickering, and Ana Gonzalez Guerrero - discuss their work in climate action. Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing our planet....

CASE STUDY | Investing in Social Capital Pays Off During a Crisis

Did you know that during an emergency your neighbours will likely be your first responders? When COVID-19 forced communities into lockdown, many were unprepared. But the City of St. Albert’s efforts to cultivate social...

WEBINAR | Innovation and Leadership

In this webinar, members of Tamarack's Board of Directors, Shauna Sylvester, Director of Simon Fraser University’s Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Brock Carlton, former CEO of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and Bill...

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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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Communities Building Youth Futures

Communities Building Youth Futures is a five-year strategy to work with up to 13 communities to develop system-wide solutions for youth as they build and act upon plans for their future.

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