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Building community resilience

In a matter of mere days, and in some cases hours, we have experienced unprecedented disruption in how live, play, work and connect with each other.

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The Future (of City Building) is Female

Women are now more than ever shaping the way we work with communities and bringing change to their communities. As leaders in decision-making or through their work behind the scenes, women are shaping the future of Canada’s communities and cities across the country.

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Introducing the Civic Capital Movement 

We are thrilled to be part of the launch of the Civic Capital Movement — alongside Dark Matter Labs, Community Foundations Canada, Evergreen, MaRS, the McConnell Foundation and MIS — taking steps to shift the way we're thinking about civic capital.

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The Biggest Challenge for Canada’s Major Cities: Structural Impotence

Throughout her career, Anne Golden has been searching for solutions to the most critical problems that Canada’s cities face. In this article, she states that the most realistic and effective option for empowering our city regions is a multi-tiered governance structure. 

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Inclusive Future(s) ahead for Calgary

Last year, the City of Calgary set out to create a strategy that looked at the city holistically for ways it could withstand future shocks and stresses, whether they be economic, environmental or social.

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Faire Face au Futur, grâce aux Podcasts

Spacing et Evergreen présentent ensemble une série de podcast, Face au futur : des solutions pour les communautés du Canada, d’une côte à l’autre. Dans cette série de podcast, nous nous intéressons de plus près au lot de défis sociaux, économiques et éthiques qui accompagnent cette nouvelle manière de gérer les villes.

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Rounded up: The Future Fix Podcast Series

The Future Fix Podcast series is a collaboration between Evergreen and Spacing for the Community Solutions Network. Since the fall of 2019, we have released seven episodes that explore how data and tech are transforming communities across Canada.

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Libraries and Hubs – where smart city solutions are taking shape

From the Community Solutions Network: How these civic commons are holding space for conversations on innovation

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