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Tamarack’s Actions in 2022 Around National Truth and Reconciliation Day

Posted by Tamarack Institute on May 1, 2023


Truth and Reconciliation is a critical process in Canada that seeks to redress the historical and ongoing impacts of colonization on Indigenous peoples.

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Is ABCD a Diverse and Inclusive Approach?

Posted by Heather Keam on January 22, 2020

Having immersed myself in the Asset Based Community Development world, in my previous role in public health, and now at Tamarack, I keep seeing and hearing the same questions over and over. Is ABCD an inclusive process? How do you make ABCD address diversity? These questions have made me think about ABCD and does the approach address diversity and inclusion? 

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Wood Buffalo’s Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity and Equality

Posted by Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo on August 21, 2018

The Regional Municipality (RM) of Wood Buffalo, Alberta, is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality. The RM aims to create a welcoming community where residents work together to implement initiatives that meet the needs of its increasingly diverse population. Its work includes responding to community challenges such as a lack of affordable housing, racism, high costs of living, lack of mental health supports, and isolation.

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It’s a Block Party and You’re Invited: Celebrate National Volunteer Week

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 11, 2018

What better time to thank the volunteers that give their time and skills to neighbourhood projects than National Volunteer Week April 15-21, 2018? This year’s theme, “Celebrating the Value of Volunteering – building confidence, competence, connections and community”, is fitting as volunteers are integral to the work of Cities Deepening Community members as they utilize the the power of citizens to strengthen communities and neighbourhoods and develop strategies.

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Lessons from Toronto Foundation's Vital Signs Report: Towards a More Just City

Posted by Justin Williams on March 13, 2018

The Toronto Foundation, a community foundation focused on pooling philanthropic resources to maximize community impact, released their 2017/18 vital signs report this month. This year’s report, Towards a More Just City, uses an equity lens to reveal the ways that quality of life can be impacted by neighbourhood, income, race, immigration status, gender, sexual identity and age in Toronto. The Toronto Foundation hopes that the equity lens, and the concerns that it highlights, provide a useful roadmap for government, the philanthropic sector, private sector and individual citizens to remove systemic barriers facing some populations in Toronto from full participation in the city.

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A Matchmaking Website for Volunteers and Non-Profits

Posted by Fredericton Community Inclusion Network on March 13, 2018

Have you ever thought of giving back to the community – volunteering somehow – but aren’t sure of where to start?

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