Introducing the Civic Innovation Blog Series: Campus—City collaborations This post is the first of a series showcasing the seven selected projects of the Civic Innovation Awards. Launched in the fall of 2015, the awards program supports innovative collaborations between post-secondary institutions and community organizations, municipalities or businesses that strengthen their communities. Photo courtesy of the Binners Project This fall, the Local Economic Development Lab (LEDlab) gave the green light for a new group of students to start working on community projects in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. An award-winning community-university partnership between Ecotrust Canada and RADIUS Simon Fraser University, LEDlab works with community partners to jump-start ideas by matching graduate students to non-profit organizations for eight months. Students use this incubation period to help launch or scale new […]
October 5, 2016
by Elvira Truglia
- New Resource: RECODE and Ashoka Canada 2018 Retreat Report
Why do Canadians need to go all the way to Boston to connect?
by Danica Straith (Ashoka Canada), Chad Lubelsky (RECODE), and Jennifer Gammad Lockerby (RECODE)
Solving the problems of today and tomorrow with social infrastructure
by Academica Group
The LabWISE Program: A Small Contribution to the Field of Change Labs in Canada
by Mark Cabaj
Campus-Community Collaboration: What can we learn from global post-secondary institutions?
by Jennifer Gammad Lockerby & Assiri Valdes
RECODE’s Year in Review
by Chad Lubelsky