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Community Consultations in Surrey: How inclusive is our city?

February 20, 2015 – 7:52 am | 1,046 views

The Surrey Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) is a consortium of government, public and private institutions, business, non-profit and community agencies working together to strengthen Surrey’s integration of newcomers and build a more inclusive and welcoming …

What’s wrong with being “leftie socialist”?

February 19, 2015 – 5:06 am | 1,428 views

I am biased. Any programs that any Canadian municipality introduces with the goal of being a more inclusive service provider and employer makes me happy. Some may even call me “leftie socialist” as did one …

The 2014 Cities of Migration Conference

April 23, 2014 – 6:27 am | 1,491 views

When: June 4-6, 2014
Where: Berlin
The world is on the move. Urbanization and migration have created a rich field for experimentation in cities around the world. Local communities are welcoming immigrants and creating the conditions they …

Dancing stirs community spirit: building welcoming neighbourhoods key to engaged communities

February 26, 2014 – 12:56 pm | 2,150 views

Instead of finding the right words to successfully belong within a community, a local group is using the art of dance to bridge the gap between newcomers and local politicians.
While many used the time to …

Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House adopts flashmob mentality

January 26, 2014 – 9:04 am | 769 views

Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House believes it can build a more inclusive community through the power of mass dance.
Olga Shcherbyna, coordinator of the provincially funded Building Welcoming and Inclusive Neighbourhoods program at the neighbourhood house, is …