The Integral Edge

“The Integral Edge” is a blog which focusses on highlighting new, integral breakthroughs in the understanding of values, cultural systems and worldviews in order to positively influence the Canadian political and policy landscape.”

Unleashed 2018: The Social Enterprise Event

On December 5, join the Centre for Social Enterprise Development (CSED) for it’s Unleashed 2018 conference. This year the conference is bringing social purchasing to the forefront showcasing its incredible potential to generate benefits for both the local economy and...

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The Silence of the Lambs

It would be an understatement to say that there has been silence on the issue of Herongate, the largest, racialized demoviction in Canada. Over 10 media outlets to date have run stories both in print and television, documenting the struggles of the tenants of Herongate to save their community.

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Creating conversations that matter

"A New Republic of the Heart should be required reading for all humans over the age of 16." —Stanley Krippner, PhD, co-author of Personal Mythology https://vimeo.com/269412664

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OPINION: Mooney’s Bay – from suburb to urban village.

I had the honour of speaking recently at Holy Cross elementary school’s 50th anniversary celebration.  It is hard to believe that is has been over 50 years since I walked with my brother Paul from our home on Hobson Road down the street and through a forest to get to...

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Supporting a local Ottawa group

I am proud to be supporting a local Ottawa group is is planning to develop a co-housing project! Stay tuned! These 4 cohousing projects are creating thriving communities: Affordable, quality housing is a human right. It is one of the elements that form the basis of...

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Op-Ed coming

I have an Op-Ed coming on this subject as it pertains to my Mooney's Bay neighbourhood in the Community Voice. Stay tuned! In February, we published an in-depth feature story exploring the rise of urban villages. An urban village is a "relatively small, place-based...

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A great idea!

Podcast: The case for worker cooperatives and economic democracy The latest episode of the Upstream podcast takes a deep dive into the worker cooperatives movement: a broad selection of organizations, activists, and cooperatively-structured workplaces that advocate...

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