3 questions to promote citizen-led changes

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“This film should be mandatory viewing for every mayor in Canada.” This comment was shared in the chat box during the panel discussion that followed an Ottawa-based online screening of my film, The Great Disconnect.  The panel featured architect Rosaline Hill and social entrepreneur Manjit Basi. It was an engaging discussion about responsibility and accountability for … Read more

Big things, small packages

“We expect too much of new buildings, and too little of ourselves.”  ― Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities  Would you believe it if I told you that I experienced not ONE but TWO random acts of kindness last week? Well, believe it, because it certainly happened! The first random act of kindness was in response to … Read more

“Be Like Water”

“And now let us welcome the new year, full of things that never were.” —Rainer Maria Rilke I came across a New Year’s resolution poll from the Vancouver Sun this week. The poll question was: Will you still make resolutions for 2021? The answers may surprise you: 47% answered: No – let’s just get through the year in one piece 39% answered: Yes … Read more