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Who is Responsible for Building Communities?

By Doug Griffiths, President & CEO We often use the words interchangeably, but of course there is a significant distinction between them. Community: a group of people living in the same place and often sharing common attitudes, interests and goals. Municipality: a place or region that has corporate status and local government. The interesting question […]

Pursue the Heroic

By Chris Fields, Senior Strategist In Grade 8 he has only one minute of playing time on a basketball court as the lowest ranked player on the team (Src 1). Two years later he’s a starter. He leaves high school as an athlete of the year, and makes the Simon Fraser basketball team. Pain in […]

Community – More Than Buildings

By Doug Griffiths, President & CEO When we set to work making our communities better, we often start with infrastructure issues. We want a new pool, a new arena, and freshly paved streets. That may seem like the most logical place to start, and for elected officials it is certainly the most visually obvious issue […]