Tag Archives: community development

Village Model Attracts Interest in Calgary

Two groups investigate developing member-owned organization to support aging in community

One of the ideas explored at the recent Aging in Community workshop in Calgary was the Village model, a member-owned organization created to support older adults to age in community. There was considerable interest in taking steps towards creating such a member-owned, member-governed entity in Calgary.

Can Shopping be a Community-building Experience?

Calgary one of five cities in Canada to join Yellow Pages campaign to promote shopping at small to medium sized local businesses

As the 2014 holiday season unfolds, many Canadian shoppers are darting out to box stores – or in, to their computers, as the case may be — determined to nail the best deals in the least amount of time while gulping back stomach-churning anxiety.