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18 December 2017

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Emma Sheppard

We're pleased to introduce Synapcity volunteer, Emma Sheppard. Using social media, Emma connects diverse communities online, and empowers citizens to...
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14 December 2017

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‘The Bear’ by JustJamaal The Poet

On Tuesday, December 5th, at our Creative CityMakers event, Ottawa’s Poet Laureate, Jamaal Jackson Rogers, a.k.a. JustJamaal, showed his awe-inspiring...
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01 December 2017

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Barrhaven Civics Talks

Bringing people together creates magic. Earlier this month, I facilitated our Barrhaven Civics Talks with a group of passionate and...
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21 November 2017

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Youth Action Showcase

This past week, I was honoured to have been invited to City Hall as a Community Leader for the Youth...
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19 October 2017

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Throwback to Civics Boot Camp

Synapcity held the first session of its spring Civics Boot Camp on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at Ottawa City Hall....
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11 October 2017

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Participatory CityMaking

What is Participatory CityMaking? Is it just another trendy term only accessible to latte-sipping urbanites or is there something deeper...
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04 October 2017

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A hello note from Laine

Dear Friends, I first came across Synapcity in the fall of 2014, back when it was still Citizens Academy. I...
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04 October 2017

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A change at Synapcity

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21 June 2017

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Linking community to system change

I had expected the Tamarack Conference would offer me specific actionable items to further Synapcity’s work in neighbourhoods. What I...
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12 June 2017

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#100in1dayOTT

Congratulations! You did it! 106 city-building actions hosted by everyday citizens all over Ottawa – all in one day, June...
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