Category Archives: big ideas

Fun in the Park!

At our last Salon we chatted about Baby Boomers vs Gen Y in Trinity Bellwoods Park. Click here to see the findings. Mmmm, chips and cider.  Could we look more attentive?

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A mad scientist, perhaps

We are gearing up for a big week at The Civic Salon. There will be two Salons happening in the coming days, one on Monday, December 12th and the other Thursday, December 15th. Needless to say, this means a lot … Continue reading

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Done with being vertical?

It’s time to get sideways. The main goal of the Civic Salon is to promote something called ‘sideways learning’. The intent of sideways learning is to acknowledge that everyone has the capacity to be part of the decision-making and solution-creating … Continue reading

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Transportation makes it happen

A play on the famous words from the Sesame Street¬†song about cooperation, transportation can also make great things happen. Transportation is essential for regional growth, integration and development – a well connected city can lead to great things. And that … Continue reading

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Windy results

The findings are up from Salon #1! Check it out! Yee- ha!

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Trial #1

Riddle me this. The process of making public policy is generally done in response to a problem by addressing something that needs to be fixed. Problems are certainly worth solving, but they can also stand in the way of opportunities: … Continue reading

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