sylvia cheuy's blog

Promising Practices for Strong Neighbourhoods

Where We Live Matters is a rich new resource for undertaking place-based work at the neighbourhood level developed by Community Development Halton. It includes: promising practices, a literature review and a proposed approach for this work for undertaking this work.

An Incredible Victory for Ordinary Citizens

Three years ago a handful of local farmers banded together to accomplish an almost impossible task: to protect Ontario's farmland and water from a $22 billion US-based Hedge Fund that planned to convert 2,300 acres of unique silt loam potato fields into Canada’s largest aggregate quarry that would dig more than 200 feet below the water table.

Tamarack’s New Address

Tamarack has a new mailing address as our office has now gone virtual!

Old-Time Dances: Collaboration in Motion

This video clip shows an old-time barn dance, traditionally a key part of community life, to illustrate how they offer an opportunity to build community and become wonderful opportunities to experience “collaboration in motion.”

A Recipe for Holiday Warmth

Delicious soup and heartfelt conversation are my cures for the cold winter wind.