Oct. 25-27 retreat provides space for participants to share trials and tribulations
Thursday October 24, 2013
One of the most successful aspects of a grassroots initiative called the Meaningful Work Project (MWP) is an intimate, multidisciplinary retreat that brings together people on various legs of their own journeys to find meaningful work.
The Nov. 1-2 Gathering of Alberta Co-operatives is designed to build upon the successes of last year’s event, with the opening day featuring a discussion on what people learned in 2012 as well as many other exciting topics.
Portal tracks more than $697,000 in associated purchasing in one year
Tuesday October 22, 2013
A Winnipeg training program for citizens returning from the criminal justice system needed “tons of sweaters and T-shirts” for its trainees. Thanks to the city’s Social Purchasing Portal (SPP), it was able to connect with a downtown sportswear supplier that employs people who have barriers to work. Now both organizations are even more well-positioned to advance their respective missions.
Time is ripe to elevate collaboration practices inspired and shaped by an AI orientation
Monday October 21, 2013
An Appreciative Inquiry (AI) learning network of about 50 professionals launching in Belgium this fall answers a growing need for elevated collaboration across organizations and sectors that is inspired and shaped by an AI orientation, says an initiator, René Bouwen.
Week coincides with International Credit Union Day
Thursday October 17, 2013
The theme for this year’s Co-op Week (Oct. 13-19) is “A Better Way,” and the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA) is encouraging more Canadians to discover the benefits of doing business with a co-operative enterprise.
News makers combining their strengths to empower through the news process will help create the world we all want to live in, says Lien Van Laere
Wednesday October 16, 2013
Throughout her 10 years of working as a freelance journalist, Lien Van Laere sought to make her work “life-giving” by sculpting out the “possibility, beauty and power” that already existed in whatever she was storying.