Community Resilience to Extreme Weather (CREW) in partnership with the Workers’ Action Centre are inviting you to celebrate Earth Day! On April 22, we are joining the Earth Day Canada 2022 movement: Call in sick for Earth Day. Let’s take care of ourselves and our planet by taking action together. #CallinSickforEarthDay #RemedyTogether #EarthDay2022 Our event: … Continue reading Call in Sick for Earth Day!
Author: Trevor Popoff Sue Gwynn has been working in the field of community advocacy since she was a kid; or at least, that’s what her mother would say. At the start of her career in advocacy, she was defending the small kid in class. Now, inspired by her job at Community Hubs Calgary, she’s introduced … Continue reading How Community Catalysts Could Shape Neighbourhood Development and Resilience
Author: Trevor Popoff Sackville, New Brunswick, is beautiful. Located 30 minutes south of Moncton and sandwiched between the Bay of Fundy and the Northumberland Strait, the former shipbuilding hub is now a bustling university community with a growing tourism sector. But there is a hidden beast within Sackville’s beauty. The very location that makes the … Continue reading Saving Sackville: EOS Eco-Energy’s battle on the frontlines of climate change in Canada
Author: Trevor Popoff Every Canadian knows Calgary’s tropes. It’s an oil town. It’s the gateway to the Rockies. It knows how to put on a good show every year for the Calgary Stampede. But right before our eyes, Calgary is becoming known for something else: its weather is going berserk. Part of this comes down … Continue reading Climate disaster ground zero: How Calgary’s revolutionary emergency management system is getting hands-on with the effects of severe weather events
Volunteer researcher Mei-Ling Patterson writes about mutual aid.
When the pandemic struck CREW had been working with residents in Toronto’s St. James Town for more than four years.