Inside Issue 6: Transformers

  • A truck driving through a flooded road

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    First line of defence

    Environment's Intact Centre takes action to turn the tide against climate change

    If there is one resoundingly positive lesson learned from Covid-19, it’s the power people have to adapt when our lives are on the line. Blair Feltmate and the ICCA are empowering communities to stand up to the threat of extreme weather.


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  • Katie with a megaphone in a crowd at the Waterloo City Hall

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    Don’t call me an urban planning pioneer

    Katie Turriff’s reconnection with her Mohawk heritage sparked interest in decolonizing her profession

    “If we’re serious about decolonizing, I would start with changing the names of our cities. Naming something is an act of ownership. But real decolonization must be way more uncomfortable than that. In the realm of planning, things like renaming are only the start.”


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  • The Willbald farm

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    The brews and the bees

    Brought together by love and a sense of duty to the environment, meet two alumni who transformed an old family farm into a business and a community

    Willibald Farm Distillery and Brewery and sustainable cosmetics company Boosh are the definition of a triple bottom line success story... even better, their products are really really good.


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  • Sam Nabi and Julia Gogoleva at the Full Circle Foods

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    Small businesses, big changes

    What large grocery chains can learn from sustainable community shops as a result of the pandemic  

    Unlike mammoth grocery-store chains who faced bare shelves, unpredictable supply demands and worried customers rushing tills, Full Circle Foods relied on local suppliers and a shared sense of community to thrive during the pandemic.


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