Monthly Archive - November 2014

Defining Urban Resilience in Christchurch

2014-11-30

Superintendent Wallace Haumaha spoke to us at the 2014 Cities of Migration conference about Christchurch’s cultural transformation, courage and ability to manage risk in the face of disaster.

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Digital Inclusion: Empowering Newcomer Families and Youth

2014-11-27

Interview with Di Daniels, National Coordinator of Computers in Homes: “It’s not about the computer. It is about developing social capacity, promoting social cohesion and building social capital.”

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Swedish with your baby – an interview with Karin Bruce

2014-11-27

Karin Bruce, co-founder of Swedish with Your Baby talks about why it’s important to meet and interact with people in your neighborhood.

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Arrival City Book Club

2014-11-02

A new edition of the City Builders Book Club launches in January. Urban planner? Activist? Architect? City manager? or Neighbour? Join us and our international contributors for an online reading of Doug Saunders’ Arrival City.

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Kimchee to Latkes: German President visits Kensington Market

2014-11-02

German President Joachim Gauck stops in Toronto’s Kensington Market to discuss Canada’s immigration system with local community leaders and migration experts.

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Cities United for Immigration Action

2014-11-02

For a new coalition of US mayors: “The president’s action on immigration will strengthen our cities. It will keep families together, grow our economies and foster additional community trust in law enforcement.”

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Diaspora Leadership

2014-11-02

“It’s not the size of the diaspora communities in Canada that makes them influential, it’s the success of individuals within those communities,” says Ratna Omidvar, Global Diversity Exchange (GDX).

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