Kelowna entrepreneurs unite to talk shop, B.C. Minister asks how he can help
Friday February 28, 2014
The Lower Mainland is typically dubbed B.C.’s hub for social innovation, so it’s not every day that government leaders attend meetings about innovation in smaller communities across the province. But when B.C. Social Development and Social Innovation Minister Don McRae joined a Feb. 5 convening in Kelowna, he expressed excitement about the innovation already happening and what community members can teach him about how the government can help.
February observed in Canada as Black History Month
Thursday February 27, 2014
As he studied for his Canadian citizenship test, Kofi Dickson says he came to discover and appreciate many contributions made by Canadians. They are things that everybody should know about Canada, which is similar to how Dickson, a native of Ghana, views Black History Month.
Collaborative ale an example of ‘community at its core’
Tuesday February 25, 2014
It all started when two brewers went out to pick hops from a garden just south of Calgary and a picture was posted on Village Brewery’s Facebook page sharing the plan to brew beer from the plants. People started commenting on the post, sending emails and asking how they could get involved.
Calgarian wonders if people could take sustainability to task more often
Monday February 24, 2014
Sustainability can often be perceived as something outward — something that happens or could be happening more at an industry level. But how much are we thinking about sustainability in our personal lives, asks Calgary resident Amanda Mitchell.
‘I’m so proud of her and I just want her to be proud of where she came from’
Friday February 21, 2014
In her early 20s, Rhonda Larrabee set out to fill in some gaps about her family that always felt mysterious to her. Although she believed what she was told about her Chinese-French heritage, she sensed there was more to the story.
Conversations in the Netherlands, Belgium dig into Generative Journalism possibilities
Tuesday February 18, 2014
The economic and social transition afoot in the world calls for a narrative capacity that will accelerate and bloom its possibilities. This is the premise of several gatherings taking place in the Netherlands and Belgium over the next couple of weeks with Peter Pula of Axiom News Canada.