Government has failed; let the people have a go at managing COVID-19.
The trick is for the chattering classes to stop telling each other what the solution is, and instead to ask those who haven't been heard.
Canada’s Indigenous leaders are concerned that the federal government’s promised support to help First Nations, Inuit and Métis people deal with the impacts of COVID-19 may not be sufficient. Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde, second from right, makes the point during a news conference in Ottawa with First Nations leaders.
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Measures to control the spread of COVID-19 within Indigenous communities represent less than one per cent of Canada's funding to limit the impacts of the virus.
The community networks that social platforms host go much deeper than the technology. They have enabled a shift in the way we communicate with each other – especially in a crisis.
When resources are drained, people are tired and communities are recovering from trauma, social connection is vital.
We are all finding out about neighbourhood liveability as we stay home for the coronavirus lockdown. What we learn about local strengths and weaknesses can help us improve our communities in future.
Post-pandemic, co-operatives can scale up to promote the values of mutuality, inclusivity, economic justice and organizational democracy towards a transitioned Canadian economy.
Co-operatives can and should be key to Canada’s economic rebuilding and rethinking — now and following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Co-working spaces have become an innovative way to work away from a central office without necessarily being alone at home.
Co-working spaces have become popular since they were created in 2005, allowing self-employed workers to have a professional space outside an office and avoid isolation. But does it really work?
The fight against AIDS can’t be won without communities.
Communities continue to be vital in efforts to bring the pandemic under control. They are the custodians of rich knowledge that creates the context in which HIV transmission occurs.
The 235 Gosford Apartments, one week after the tragic Nov. 15 2019 fire.
A fire in Toronto's Black Creek neighbourhood displaced hundreds of people. One person died of smoke inhalation. The after-disaster response reveals some of the challenges faced by urban communities.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon currently chairs the Business Roundtable.
A group of America's most powerful CEOs said companies should no longer merely focus on maximizing shareholder wealth. A business professor explains why it's not a big deal.
Google+ is the latest online community to close.
Google+ is the latest online community to shut down, forcing users to seek other options. So why are organisations pulling away from user-generated content such as reviews, comments and debates?
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How theatre and artwork allowed us to better address severe air pollution.
Energy companies are drilling through the fibre of local communities.
A researcher looking at the social impacts of shale gas developments, explains why there's much more to the Blackpool tremors than just ground movements.
Volunteers prepare to take flow measurements on Muddy Creek.
Centre County Pennsylvania Senior Environmental Corps
When people form local networks to take care of resources such as drinking water, they strengthen their communities. Technology can support these efforts and promote learning and innovation.
Economist think so too.
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The president says immigration is bad for the US economy. Economists disagree.
Immigration sting at Corso’s Flower and Garden Center in Castalia, Ohio, June 5, 2018.
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Immigrant raids can cause long-term community trauma. The raids can also lead to new political alliances that reshape the meaning of community.
Rural areas across South Africa are hosting battles for control of land.
A different form of state capture is underway in South Africa's rural areas where traditional leaders are selling off people's land to miners. But communities are fighting back.
Cash-strapped Hartford is one of a number American cities that have missed out on the nation’s urban renaissance.
Jessica Hill/AP Photo
In the country's wealthiest cities, gentrification is a dirty word. But it's all relative – just ask Hartford and Columbus.
Local vigilantes patrol communities in north east Nigeria to repel attacks by Boko Haram militants.
Nigeria's failure to protect its citizens from Boko Haram's insurgency has given rise to vigilante groups north east of the country.
Families at a tree planting day at Te Muri, New Zealand in June 2017.
Mostly, humans have been devastating to the planet but, on rare occasions, we get it right. Here are stories of people who live in harmony with their surroundings, from Tibet to Morocco and beyond.