Community & People
The mark of a healthy and active community isn’t just curb appeal or amenities, it’s the network of supportive relationships that connects us to our neighbours. 11 posts
Learning The Steps of The Sidewalk Ballet
Community & People
An experience of "the ballet of the good city sidewalk" in Montreal.
5 min read
Second-Round Lockdown
Community & People
Toronto just went back into lockdown. It's frustrating. We are tired of this pandemic. But going into lockdown the second time is not the same.
3 min read
Remote Work & Renewing Neighbourhoods
Community & People
Remote work should give people more freedom and flexibility, but how we use that freedom matters.
4 min read
Crossing the Borders of Discomfort
Community & People
“Where are you from?” The truth is it’s complicated. I feel I am from nowhere and anywhere. I’m from the uncomfortable middle.
On Being a Rent-a-Friend
Community & People
While there's a lot of science and technique that goes into good therapy, it's the therapeutic alliance—the relationship—that's considered crucial to success.
A Warm Welcome: Les Filles Fattoush
Community & People
The women of Les Filles Fattoush operate a catering service built around Syrian food, but they also participate in a community that helps refugees put down new roots.
For (and by) the Neighbourhood
Community & People
Not everything scales. Mass texts do not perform the same function as a knock at the door.
3 min read
Love Takes Time
Ideas & Culture
Relationships are a natural and essential part of being human. Because they happen naturally, it's very easy to take relationships for granted. Our culture of busyness doesn't help.
3 min read
Black History, Books & Filling in the Gaps
Community & People
After graduating, an idea began to take shape. What if Sean Liburd opened a bookstore that not only included African authors and those of the African diaspora but was actually built around them?
At Origin: Coffee for artists, art for Mount Pleasant
Toronto
Cuneyt admitted that displaying artwork in a café or hosting a workshop might seem insignificant. “But these can actually be very encouraging things for artists,” he said. “Especially those at the beginning of their careers.”
Community & People
Community & People
The mark of a healthy and active community isn’t just curb appeal or amenities, it’s the network of supportive relationships that connects us to our neighbours.
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