MaRS Centre for Impa...

In late summer 2011, MaRS announced the formation of the MaRS Centre for Impact Investment  that, in their words: provides a national hub to increase the awareness and effectiveness of social finance to catalyze new capital, talent and initiatives dedicated to tackling social and...

Community Powerfund

Community Power Fund was an organization that, as it approached its next Annual General Meeting, faced some large decisions that would affect the future of the organization. While the board worked great together, the day long offsite at the Gibraltar Point Centre for the Arts called for a very...

The Collingwood Conf...

Working in conjunction with co-facilitators Mark Kuznicki & Daniel Rose, I was invited to come an facilitate and drive participatory engagement at the Collingwood Conference, the Ontario Liberal Party’s policy think tank weekend held in Collingwood, ON. This conference was an...

ChangeCampTO: Design...

ChangeCamp is an event format, an open community and a set of tools and ideas designed to give citizens and governments the ability to work collaboratively in new ways to make change and to better address real-world challenges in our...

Innovate News 2010: Visual Thinking & the Writing Process Jan30

Innovate News 2010: ...

I had the opportunity to speak at the Canadian Association of Journalists’ conference “Innovate News” – I had been asked to come and give a topic on Visual Thinking and how it could be used by journalists of all types. I deliberately focused on how visual thinking can...