A Community Celebration Goes Virtual and We Honour the Toronto Tool Library
It’s snowing and the end of year is in the air as innovators across our community wrap up their work. At CSI, this usually marks the end of year holiday party, an all-out bash famous for its cocktail and cookie competitions and sweaty dance floor. Despite the challenges of being physically distant, we weren’t about to give up on a ritual. On December 18th we brought together over 250 of our nearest and dearest to celebrate community resilience in a year that showed us just how important community is.
Six Big Ideas for the Next Economy
2021 is going to be a year of recovery, and we need big, bold ideas to get us started. We’ve chosen some highlights from the Next Economy Conversations we had last year, with the leaders from across Canada who are creating a future that is regenerative, equitable, and prosperous for all.
A Just Transition for Oil and Gas Workers: A Conversation with Bruce Wilson
Bruce Wilson of Iron & Earth sat down with our Senior Programs Manager Shea Sinnott for an online conversation about the challenges faced by oil and gas workers, hydrogen as an energy source, and the complexity of the fossil fuel industry.
CSI CEO Tonya Surman talks to Bloomberg about The Future of Cities
The global pandemic changed everything in 2020. Now it is going to change everything forever. In their “The Future of” series, BNN Bloomberg looks at what is next for our transformed economy and daily lives. For their examination of The Future of Cities, they spoke with people like Richard Florida, and CSI CEO Tonya Surman.
Dwelly.ca makes buying and renting a home simple and more affordable for every Canadian
The decision to buy, sell or rent a home is an overwhelming one. Dwelly’s mission is to make buying and renting a home simple and affordable for every Canadian. We talked to Broker of Record (and CSI member!) Karim Elbarbary about how he has simplified this complex, thorny experience and dramatically lowed the cost of buying a home.
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