Thursday, 12 December, 2013
Ginn Fourie and Letlapa Mphahlele

This new documentary film depicts the journey of two South Africans to bring healing and reconciliation to their country post-Apartheid.

Monday, 02 December, 2013

Truth and Reconciliation HearingsThe Truth and Reconciliation events concerning the Indian Residential Schools began in Vancouver on Tuesday September 17th with a gathering of canoes in False Creek, as the Coast Salish people welcomed the many Aboriginal nations from across B.C. A beautifully carved paddle was handed to Justice Murray Sinclair, one of the three Commissioners, as a symbol of welcome and encouragement to keep the process of healing and reconciliation moving forward.

Tuesday, 26 November, 2013

Between 8 and 25 South Sudanese have been regularly attending a new twice-monthly dialogue begun in September by Augustino Lucano and Khor Rheat Top, assisted by Janyce Konkin. The dialogues are meant to help bring the various tribes of Canada’s South Sudanese together to continue building trust and create a more cohesive community.

Tuesday, 26 November, 2013

Janyce Konkin and Alana LaBelle attended a Retreat at Nordegg, Alberta, entitled Mending the Circle at the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights from Friday to Sunday, November 15-17th, 2013. Eighty-five people attended the Retreat, which was a culmination of the Centre’s two years of Community Dialogues. These dialogues brought together Alberta’s aboriginal and non-aboriginal communities in order to build trust and respect with the purpose of motivating collective change and a realization of human rights.

Wednesday, 20 November, 2013

Initiatives of Change Canada, is looking for a bilingual Office / Operations Administrator for its National Office in Ottawa working approximately three days / 24 hours per week, with occasional evenings and weekends, beginning January 2014.

Tuesday, 19 November, 2013

IofC Calgary partnered with The Intercultural Dialogue Institute (IDI) Calgary to present a Movie & Discussion Evening after viewing IofC’s video of The Imam & The Pastor.

Tuesday, 19 November, 2013

Up to 16 people attended the IofC Trustbuilding Workshop for the Altamas for Peace & Development Association.

Monday, 18 November, 2013

Four members of the Calgary IofC Team attended the two days of Truth & Reconciliation Commission Hearings in Calgary.

Sunday, 17 November, 2013
Khor Reat Top and Augustino Lucano

Participants from 5 months to 80+ years old gathered at the Khmer Temple in Southeast Calgary to celebrate the 23rd Annual Paris Peace Agreement

Sunday, 17 November, 2013

Initiatives of Change was asked by Calgary Centre for Global Community (CCGC) to present our introductory session of the Trustbuilding workshop.