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  • Friday, June 3, 2016

    Every community longs for a story.This narrative serves as a gateway into our deep life together.

    For the community of Orillia Ontario, Mariposa is one of those mythic stories.

    Michael Jones, Daphne Mainprize, Kim Fedderson, Bill Phipps
  • Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - Thursday, June 9, 2016

    Join together with neighbourhood leaders, community builders, civic leaders, academics, municipal leaders, and other passionate learners to explore ideas that will accelerate the communities agenda.

    Paul Born, Sylvia Cheuy, John McKnight, Vickie Cammack, Al Etmanski
    Tegler Hall, Concordia University Edmonton, AB
    Multi-Day Event
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016

    In this timeley and provocative conversation, Milton and Brian will provide insights and often muted perspectives into the social dimensions of payday loans and explore the structural issues that support this system.

    Milton Friesen and Brian Dijkema
  • Friday, June 17, 2016

    You cannot have sustainability without regenerativity. To be regenerative involves a shift of mind from a reductionist industrial worldview to an enlivening worldview that is in harmony with how nature itself thinks and acts. This involves learning to adopt an indigenous feeling for life.

    Michael Jones, Erin Dixon, Cathrine Twinn, Steve Clark
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    Evaluations “work” when they lead to insight and action. In this webinar, ONN and VCC will identify top takeaway points for successful non-profit sector evaluations.

    Andrew Taylor, Ben Liadsky, Adam Vasey, Melanie Heintz and Elena DiBattista
  • Friday, June 24, 2016

    The movement towards celebrating local, living place based economies includes seeing our community as a commons – a form of economy that enhances a sense of aliveness based on a recognition of people’s personal needs and identity and the health of the ecosystems underlying it.

    Michael Jones, Tolulope Ilesanmi, Michelle Holliday, Ben Wolfe