Monthly Archives: June 2010

Thom Collegiate in Regina hosts Youth Engagement for Sustainability (YES) Network’s Eco Fair

The YES Network is an initiative started by the Co-operators Life Insurance Company and Sustainable Cities. YES involved six Regina, and surrounding area, high schools for the 2009-2010 school year. The Eco-Fair held on June 1st involved local organizations and … Continue reading

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High touch/Low Tech – On the Front line with Map Kibera

Cross posted with Community Mapping has always been quite an amazing tool – it localizes knowledge, draws on the “mappers” personal and community experiences, identifies interconnectedness – all this coming together and increasing social capital (if you are interested … Continue reading

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Making Connections

Here is a write-up of on one of our Sustainable Cities interns, Caitlin Purvis. Based in Colima, Caitlin is working to engage marginalized groups, particularly youth, into discussions about public space. By Hannah Sutherland – Peace Arch News Published: June … Continue reading

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June 23rd eDialogue: “Urban Sustainability: Youth – The Missing Solution?”

Join us for Part I in a series on Urban Sustainability in partnership with Royal Roads University June 23rd, 2010 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PT Are youth the missing link in achieving greater urban sustainability? … Continue reading

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Nairobi Notebook 2: The Sustainability of Good Works

Cross posted from Nairobi Notebook NOTE: I had a wonderful lunch when i was in Nairobi with some of the people from the Map Kibera project (you can read my previous blog on this here, or go to their … Continue reading

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The time is now … Digital Revolution Sweeping Africa

Cross posted at When there is an increase in broadband speed in the North America, we can download more episodes of our favorite TV show (mine is 30 rock); when broadband speed increases in Africa, millions more people get … Continue reading

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