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
Emergency preparedness and flooding in West Bend.
While Toronto battled extreme weather warnings and freezing rain, participants gathered on an unusually mild morning in Hamilton for a Resilient Hamilton workshop.
At the height of the December 2013 ice storm Lisa Levin was in charge of the north Toronto Circle of Care office, covering for staff who were on Christmas holidays. Lisa needed three things—fast: water, food and people.