Like Mother, Like Daughter

The next generation discovers cohousing

Twenty-one years ago, Heather Thomas put a thousand dollars down on a dream. Heather was a single Mom with two adolescent daughters who wanted to live in what is called an “intentional community”. She had spotted a notice of a meeting for those interested in cohousing and joined the group. Her two girls, Jill and Lise, were horrified. They called her new group a “cult”.

Would you paint your neighbour?

Greeted by Faces

The lobby of Prairie Sky Cohousing Cooperative, just off Edmonton Trail in northeast Calgary, looks a lot like the lobby of any multi-residential building, with its row of mailboxes, tile floor, and a bench to sit on as you pull your boots on or off. Then, your eye catches the portraits that hang on the walls: eight of them on your left as you come through the door; another 18 in two rows above those ubiquitous mailboxes.

What will be our legacy in 100 years?

Possibility and Next Steps with Regenerating Places of Faith Workshop

This was the question posed by Bill Phipps, former Moderator of the United Church of Canada, at the start of Regenerating Places of Faith, a workshop for Christian faith communities with valuable real estate, often historic buildings, great locations, a history of service to the community alongside the challenges of dwindling numbers, uncertain mission and financial challenges.

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Join us for NewScoop’s First AGM

How do we take this from a spark to a campfire?

All members and supporters of NewScoop are invited to join us for our first AGM Thursday, June 8th, 2017 4 PM – 5:30 PM Prairie Sky Cohousing Co-operative #100 402 30 Ave  NE. Year in Review We will be sharing a summary of our work in 2016 including a review of our financials. Director Elections As