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CASE STUDY | Coffee Creates Community - The Story of Wood Buffalo’s Resident Engagement Reset

Community Engagement, Civic Engagement, Municipal, Alberta, Cities Deepening Community, CDC Publications, Homepage Resources

This case study tells the story of how the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) changed its approach and philosophy to engage its residents across the various communities in the region. 


The story of Wood Buffalo is one that incorporates the philosophy of Asset-Based Community Development, to focus on what is present. Within this document, you will read the story of what led the RMWB to pause and reflect, how internal buy-in was gathered and the details of how they leveraged coffee to build relationships with residents at an Artisanal Trade show. 


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