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Each month we will be sharing thoughts and ideas that we believe will assist communities. These are conversations we hear every day in every community and are calling them the “13 Pathways to Success”. We will also be highlighting stories of successful community strategies which we like to call "Success In Progress". If you have an area where you feel stuck, reach out and let us know - We would love to help and write about it.
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Building Community Success

Building Community Success

We should have known 2020 was going to be a bad year from the get-go. In the first week of January, residents of Hinton, Edson and Lacombe learned their local newspapers were closing. The Hinton Parklander had been in business for more than 60 years, the Lacombe Globe...

Grants and Subsides available for Communities in Canada

Grants and Subsides available for Communities in Canada

There are many grants and subsidies that are available for businesses, not for profits and government entities. And they are a bit complex. We've taken the liberty of doing some of the heavy lifting for you.  See below for a sample of grants and...

No Simple and Easy Prescription for Community Success

No Simple and Easy Prescription for Community Success

Burlington, Vermont, USA at Church Street Marketplace. When the Covid crisis is over, somebody should write a book and perhaps entitle it, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in the Pandemic.” Top of the list of lessons learned, of course: “Wash your hands...

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Success In Progress Stories

Town of Canora

Town of Canora

Downtown Canora, SK The Canora Revive Group (CRG) started with a paintbrush and a love for the community; a true grassroots effort to beautify the Town through community-wide partnerships and volunteerism. Like many rural Saskatchewan towns, Canora was founded over a...