Views from the Edge

Conversations from the Edge
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Welcome to the CRC blog, where we discuss bleeding edge issues around sustainable community development. The term ‘bleeding edge’ connotes the idea of our failure to somehow or other convince the publics about the urgency of responding to climate change now, and that we need to better communicate the principles and practises of sustainable development to the wider publics. So, yes it takes courage to be 'at the edge', and sometimes one 'bleeds' a lot, but let's start the conversation now.

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What is a 21st Century Curator?

By: Jaime Clifton, Research Curator
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The Complexities of Change

There is no denying the complexities of the messy, wicked problems we are…
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Home Sweet Home

Home is more than a suburban house, a city apartment, or a log cabin in the woods. It is our refuge…
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Sowing the Seeds of Craft

The now decommissioned Eastview landfill site in Guelph, Ontario, spans 45 hectares of degraded…
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What is a 21st Century Curator?

By: Jaime Clifton, Research Curator
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The winds are getting stronger

The G7 nations have put forth a landmark pledge to end oil and gas subsidies by 2025. At the summit…
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Change is blowin' in the wind

Canada’s status as an “energy superpower” is under threat because the global dominance of fossil…
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The Power of a Pretty Little Flower

Life starts with flowers. They are the foundation of our food chain. They nourish our fruit, grains…
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What is a 21st Century Curator?

By: Jaime Clifton, Research Curator
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Taking Legal Action to Fight Government Inaction

Over the last few years, concerned citizens in several countries have undertaken a unique strategy…
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Notley Leads Alberta into the Future

Yesterday, Alberta introduced its carbon tax legislation, as outlined in this Globe and Mail…
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How Rapidly We are Warming?

Ed Hawkins, a climate scientist and professor at the University of Reading, is making waves after…