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Angela Blanchard - Building on the strengths of communities

In this TEDx talk, Angela Blanchard (Neighborhood Centers Inc) discusses a strengths-based approach to working with communities. It is an example of what… 238 more words

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What Makes a House a Home?

by Matthew Green

I’d like to share the story of a hard working homeowner I met recently. A single mother, she was determined to save up to purchase a home in which to raise her family. 508 more words

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In defense of retail-commercial on Barton Street

by Rebecca Doll

Organic cycle of market development

We see it all the time in cities; a little neighbourhood that turned into a hotspot seemingly overnight. 1,982 more words

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Blame and Disengagement

by Rebecca Doll

There is an interesting relationship between blame and engagement, and it’s inversely proportional.

Asset-Based Community Development is about focusing and building on the strengths of a community. 375 more words

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Ssssh, something different is happening on Barton…

by David Derbyshire

For the past few months a group of neighbours living in the Barton St. corridor have been coming together to get to know each other and identify and share the joys and tribulations of living in the corridor, breaking the invisible barriers that keep us apart. 399 more words

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New Beginnings at HARRRP

by Deb Stringer

HARRRP has seen a joyful spring of new beginnings. From the inaugural concert of the Hamilton Sings! Community Choir on Mother’s Day, to the building of the long-awaited ramp at St. 479 more words

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