Tuesday, 22 June, 2010
Standing behind Rob Corcoran is a group from Hamilton, where Hope
in the Cities has been the main focus of IofC’s activities, and from
where people have gone to conferences and training sessions in
Richmond, Virginia over the past years

Toronto is arguably the most ethnically diverse city in the entire world. The Annual General Meeting of the legal body of Initiatives of Change (IofC) Canada was appropriately held in the Days Hotel and Conference Centre, Toronto Airport East, one of the most multi-ethnic areas of the city. A group of some 40 people from five provinces and from the USA gathered on the May 21-23 weekend.

Friday, 16 April, 2010

"The beginning of new links and projects.." writes Janyce Konkin after a lunch meeting March 31 in Edmonton.with women involved with the NDHR and Alberta Education

Friday, 16 April, 2010
Religion: How it Affects and is Affected by the Economy

"Can people from different religions work together?" asked a member of the audience at an event in Cochrane, AB on March 31.

Friday, 18 June, 2010
On March 22nd, Calgary IofC team members Janyce Konkin, Joy Newman, and Bill Parker participated in a community event sponsored by the Calgary Centre for Culture, Equity and Diversity called "The Courage to Stand Together Against Discrimination Forum" attended by about 150. Several City Aldermen, community groups

Three members of Calgary's IofC team participated in a community event , which was titled "The Courage to Stand Together Against Discrimination Forum". It was sponsored by the Calgary Centre for Culture, Equity and Diversity and about 150 attended.

Friday, 18 June, 2010

The Director of Advancement, Bill Parker, accompanied by his wife Judy, spent some days on the west coast meeting local team members, new people and 2 students at UBC, one of whom had been a Caux Intern in 09. Topics of discussion ranged from Fund raising, planning for events at UBC, to enlisting more people

Monday, 21 June, 2010

On January 3, 2010, at an IofC gathering in Edmonton, a new video WE Are, was shown. Two of the people involved in its production were present, Seneca Crowe, 14 year old grade nine student introduced the video and told about how she and her friends produced it with the help of her mother, Charlene Bearhead.

Friday, 18 June, 2010
The 4 students are:  (L to R) Nicole, Agnes, Deepa, Shaista.

On December 18 2009, a Compass Program training course was held in Calgary. Four members of the IofC club took part.

Monday, 21 June, 2010

Important address change - the IofC office in Ottawa has moved - one suite over to 402.

Monday, 21 June, 2010
The fifth Harambee Leadership Programme was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in October 2009. Ms. Shaneeza Nazseer (front row, second from L, wearing a cap and scarf) from Toronto, Ontario was one of the 18 participants

On 16 October the fifth Harambee Leadership Programme got under way. The Programme brought together 18 participants from 7 countries to explore ethical leadership in the 21st Century Africa. A Canadian woman, Shaneeza Nazseer, is one of the participants.

Monday, 21 June, 2010

Two part-time program coordinators have been engaged. Iman Al Ghafari and Janyce Konkin share some of their background and vision for the work in their new roles.
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