Holidays in Canada

Joitske Hulsebosch

Canadian taking our picture I just returned from a vacation in West Canada. I did not really know Canada except maybe the remote farm of Riks from Farmers wants a wife. With my friend Kidist It was also a reunion with three Ethiopian friends (two living in Canada and one in the USA).

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Stoking Canada’s racism

Chris Corrigan

” Nenshi shares his thoughts and stories on citizenship and on how that is changing in Canada. As a white skinned man, I grew up hearing racist chatter, even from my dark skinned grandfather. “Privilege” in Canada – being an “ Old Stock Canadian ” to use Stephen Harper’s egregious phrase, accords you a special window on people’s real views about things.

Canada’s shadow

Chris Corrigan

An incident in Red Deer this week has made visible some of the deep seated xenophobia that exists just under the surface in Canada. ” is totally confounding in a country as big and diverse as Canada. Canada is not a “nation-state.”

First Net-Map Certification Training in Canada (March 31st – April 1st)

Net-Map Toolbox

Disentangling complex influence networks, improving stakeholder engagement, developing personal networking strategies, fostering positive team dynamics or understanding why your technically sound plan failed dramatically: these are just a few things Net-Mappers do with pen, paper and toys.

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Presentation at the National Research Council Canada

Making CommunitySense

On Monday, I will give another version of the talk “From Inspiration to Activation: Making Online Collaborative Communities Work&# that I gave at the University of Alabama in Huntsville , this time at the National Research Council Canada Institute for Information Technology in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

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The varieties of winter on the west coast of Canada

Chris Corrigan

Perhaps we need words for the seasons here on Bowen Island. ”Winter” isn’t exactly accurate. Since December 21 when Winter was supposed to have begun we have had the following kinds of days, among others: Cold and clear days with no wind. Snow that falls in some places but rains in others. Southeasterly winds with rain. Calm and cold everywhere except in the Queen Charlotte Channel where a Squamish wind one mile storm force wind is blowing with freezing spray.

On the road in Atlantic Canada

Chris Corrigan

We are now firmly ensconced in Rob Paterson’s barn , lolling around and enjoying a late morning, before we head into town to catch the Canada Day festivities. …and searching for summer. After ALIA ended the family and I went down to The Shire , near Yarmouth for three days of hanging out with good friends from the Art of Hosting community, the Berkana Institute and the Split Rock Learning Centre. Our program consisted entirely to mastering the idea of pacing.

Australia vs. Canada: The Best and the Worst

How to Save the World

BLOG Australia vs. Canada: The Best and the Worst. In the process, I've come up with some interesting lists of the best and worst of (Westcoast) Canada and (Southcoast) Australia. Best Things About (Westcoast) Canada: Forests. BC rainforest -- photo by Henry Georgi.

Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement - Community Development Across Canada

Delicious/choconancy/community

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Wisdom is the ability to hold two conflicting truths in your mind at the same time, without budging

Net-Map Toolbox

This morning on Radio France Internationale I listened to a story on child abuse by catholic priests in Canada. Mammoth or no Mammoth – Out caveman ancestors faced simple questions with simple answers. In this case the answer is: Mammoth.

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Making invisible water governance networks visisble – the case of the Okanagan valley (by Nelson Jatel)

Net-Map Toolbox

This is the abstract: “This is a study of water governance in the semi-arid Okanagan valley, British Columbia, Canada. My thesis question for this study is: how does the relationship among actors influence water governance in the Okanagan basin, British Columbia Canada?

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The Maturing of Social Networking into a Business Discipline -- PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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Liberating Structures in Higher Ed: Vancouver 2018

Full Circle Associates

events facilitation Liberating Structures BCCampus CanadaSource: » Liberating Structures 2017 Image by Tracy Kelly As I noted in yesterday’s post, I’m heading up to Vancouver to co-host a couple of workshops.

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Collaborative Thinking: Another Example Of Video In The Classroom

Collaborative Thinking

» February 29, 2008 Another Example Of Video In The Classroom Shades of things to come: Carleton University in Canada has created a video portal for students, according to Campus Technology , which allows them to share, annotate, search, index, and even remix class lecture videos. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Getting Started With Web Conferencing | Main | Time-out for a festival.

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So it begins

Chris Corrigan

Location: Cambie St,Vancouver,Canada

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In the process, Ive come up with some interesting lists of the bestand worst of (Westcoast) Canada and (Southcoast) Australia. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Thursday, November 26, 2009 Why Leaders Cant Help Us BLOG Why Leaders DontGet It The famous Pogo cartoon from Earth Day 1971 (c) Walt Kelly T hebest thing about the job I just retired from has been the opportunityto speak with some of Canadas business leaders, specifically aboutsustainability.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

This photo is one of a series depicting spontaneous play between a bear, who wandered into a camp inNorthern Canada, and a sled dog team tied up there overnights, over thecourse of a week. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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Announcing Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 9-10, 2018

Michelle Laurie

Location is the Prestige Mountain Resort in beautiful Rossland, British Columbia, Canada. This workshop (aka Rosviz) focuses on engaging beyond words. We will learn simple techniques to increase participation, attention and productivity in your meetings and work by utilizing more visual tools.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 31, 2007 Workarounds for Oligopoly I nthe last year, Canadas largest brewery, largest retailer, three of itslargest mining companies, one of its largest steel companies and two ofits largest forestry companies have been sold to foreigners. UntilTuesday, that is, when Thomas Caldwell, the combative head of a largeCanadian securities firm, took out full-page open letter ads in thebusiness section of Canadas three largest newspapers headed "TheSellout of Corporate Canada".

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

June 13, 2007 Measures That Matter and The Misguided Productivity Scorecard A new report by the Conference Board of Canada laments the countrys laggingproductivity, measured by factors such as business and technologyliteracy, innovation and investment in R&D. So what should Canada do? BLOG TOOLS Salon Blog Rankings Salon Blog Recent Updates Technorati Cosmos Bloglines My RSS Subscribers Flickr: My Photos GeoURL World as a Blog BlogStreet Blogs Canada.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 13, 2007 If You Were the President A colleague asked me the other day, what I would do if I were,magically, the Prime Minister of Canada, with a supportive legislature.I July 2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Jun Aug SEARCH BLOG How to Save the World Subscribe to this blog by MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts HOME E-mail Me.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Canadas Cops Continue to Slide into US-style Corruption and Brutality: For the last year, starting with the report of how the RCMP wascomplicit in the US arrest and deportation to Syria for torture ofCanadian businessman Maher Arar, there has been a depressing litany ofreports of bad police behaviour at every level: the beating and murderof First Nations people, widespread corruption, kickbacks, theft andextortion, the use of excessive force in making arrests andextracting confessions, and more.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Jun Aug SEARCH BLOG How to Save the World Subscribe to this blog by MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts HOME E-mail Me. BLOG TOOLS Salon Blog Rankings Salon Blog Recent Updates Technorati Cosmos Bloglines My RSS Subscribers Flickr: My Photos GeoURL World as a Blog BlogStreet Blogs Canada.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

He was so unhappy with Bush he announced plans in 2004 to moveto Canada and renounce his US citizenship. Nationalmedia inboth Canada and the US were holdinga bit of a circle jerk over the patriotic American who was ready tobecome atraitor to his country. BLOG TOOLS Salon Blog Rankings Salon Blog Recent Updates Technorati Cosmos Bloglines My RSS Subscribers Flickr: My Photos GeoURL World as a Blog BlogStreet Blogs Canada.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 18, 2007 Plenitude on Any Terms I n todays NYT ,Verlyn Klinkenborg laments the lack of attention to the fact thatCalifornias population (like Canadas) is expected to nearly double to60 million by 2050 (both populations, barring crisis, will reach 100million by 2100, with US total population expected to remain about tentimes that amount, one billion by 2100). Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

April 2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Mar May SEARCH BLOG How to Save the World Subscribe to this blog by MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts HOME E-mail Me. BLOG TOOLS Salon Blog Rankings Salon Blog Recent Updates Technorati Cosmos Bloglines My RSS Subscribers Flickr: My Photos GeoURL World as a Blog BlogStreet Blogs Canada.

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Great meeting and art? Try Graphic Facilitation

Michelle Laurie

I’m offering a workshop July 9-10, 2018 in BC, Canada – please join me! Lovely facilitator drawing by Nancy White, graphic facilitator extraordinaire.

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Weekend Video 25.11

Michael Sampson - Currents

and Canada. An overview of the new business apps in Office 365 – for small business clients. Microsoft Connections, Microsoft Listings, Microsoft Invoicing, and the Office 365 Business center are now generally available as part of Microsoft 365 Business and Office 365 Business Premium.

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Principles for living reconciliation meaningfully

Chris Corrigan

Wednesday is National Aboriginal Day and ten days later, Canada commemerates its 150th birthday. The promise of Canada has never been delivered to indigenous communities.

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Planning meetings? Can visuals help? Learn the basics at our 2018 Graphic Facilitation Workshop

Michelle Laurie

If you are keen to learn more about visual facilitation / graphic facilitation, want to get the most out of your meetings and your planning, consider joining us to learn the basics of the art (no experience necessary) – July 9-10, 2018 in Rossland, BC, Canada.

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Cultivating System Change Webinar Changed

Networking Action

NOTE: The day has been changed to Thursday, and times are different for US/Canada because of daylight savings irregularities: 8am PT/ 11am ET/ 3pm UK/ 4pm CET (1 hour). Thursday, March 27: Cultivating system change – a practitioners companion.

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Change, and strategy, and creativity – another take

Viv Mcwaters

Lucky people to have had the opportunity to work and play with each other and at the fabulous Banff Center in Canada. I love this! Change as creating. Did I mention how much I love this?

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Knowledge Management & Climate Change Adaptation

Michelle Laurie

I wrote a short story: Lessons on bridging knowledge management with climate change adaptation: a story from southeastern British Columbia, Canada. A few months ago, the KM4Dev Journal put a call out for contributions linking Knowledge Management and Climate Change Adaptation. Given these are two of my most passionate areas of work, I could not resist.

Announcing the 5th Annual Graphic Facilitation Workshop

Michelle Laurie

Join us in Rossland, British Columbia, Canada, July 17-18, 2014. Announcing the 5th Annual Graphic Facilitation Workshop. Imagine you are planning a project, facilitating a meeting or writing a report. Adding visuals invites conversation, discussion and exploration.

My Master’s Thesis

Michelle Laurie

. . Canada's Youth Summit Team - October 2001. . In 2003, I wrote my master’s thesis on Canada’s Youth Summit Team. This was a select group of diverse, geographically representative youth helping Canada’s government and young people prepare for the World Summit on Sustainable Development (2002). For anyone who spent time writing a master’s thesis, you will understand my feelings of joy.

The week’s tweets

Chris Corrigan

Canada loves it's hockey and Canada's rioting for the Canucks. #. Our 2010 annual report from The Berkana Institute is now out: [link] # Berkana #. At 10:21pm ET the Toronto airport erupts in cheers. A quiet and still morning under a blanket of sea fog greets my return home from Virginia. #. Round Bowen race [link] #. Notes

Graphic Facilitation Workshop September 23-24, 2013 – Registration Open!

Michelle Laurie

Canada September 23-24th, 2013! Details at a glance: Location: Rossland, BC, Canada (1 hr flight from Vancouver or Calgary, 2.5 Warming up at Graphic Facilitation workshop. I am pleased to announce that there will be a Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, B.C.,

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SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities in October 2015

Michael Sampson - Currents

I head to Canada for a client meeting in mid-October, which works perfectly for dropping by Minneapolis on the way home to attend and speak at SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities. It’s hard to travel specifically to such events from New Zealand, but when it works in with other travel routing it works great. I will be giving two talks at the event: the first on Re-Imagining Effective Work, and the second on User Adoption Strategies.

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The Inside Scoop on the International Association of Business Communicators Conference

Partnering Resources

O Canada! I was surprised to see how well Canada was represented in DC. In June, I traveled to Washington, DC for my first International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) conference.

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