Paul Born's blog

Ending Poverty

I was in San Francisco this week and spoke with pride about Canada's work to end poverty.

Bold action to end poverty in Canada

As the anti-poverty movement grows, people begin to see poverty differently. There is an emerging understanding that our communities are most vibrant when every member has the chance to participate. Reducing poverty is good for all of us. It helps our communities reach their potential, because “my neighbour’s strength is my strength"

A Tale of Two Cities: Edmonton & Toronto Launch Bold Poverty Reduction Strategies

The vision and hope now in cities right across Canada represent the "best of times." The challenge of poverty is being tackled head on through engagement and community planning, and collective impact strategies are being developed to significantly reduce poverty in a growing number of Canadian cities.

Vibrant Communities Canada receives $1.5 million in Funding

Vibrant Communities Canada is excited to announce that we have recently received substantial grant commitments from two of Canada’s most important Foundations and long-time supporters of Tamarack. We are deeply thankful to Maytree and the McConnell Family Foundation for their support.

New Director Appointed at Vibrant Communities Canada

As we enter into a new era of poverty reduction work in Canada, we are thrilled to announce that Mark Holmgren, current CEO of the Bissell Centre, is joining our team as the Director of Vibrant Communities Canada effective January 2016.

Every City, Province and Territory Working Together

The energy generated from the Poverty Reduction Summit helping to grow momentum in our work to reduce poverty across Canada.

Poverty reduction: Getting the big things right

Tamarack's Chairman Alan Broadbent prepares us for next week's Poverty Reduction Summit in Ottawa

Adam Kahane: 2013 Communities Collaborating Institute Thought Leader

Adam Kahane is Tamarack’s 2013 Featured Thought-Leader and keynote at our Communities Collaborating Institute – Oct 7-11th in Edmonton. He is a renowned facilitator of multi-sector processes including The Change Lab and his work is timely and relevant our Learning Communities.