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Orange shirts, reciprocity, and ­decolonizing our backyards

›› Craig Candler
“…the legacy of ­colonialism is still with us… in ­speaking with Canadians across the country, the two ­questions I am most often asked are “What can I do?” and “How can I make a ­difference?” – Jody Wilson-­Raybould, From Where I Stand
Many of us are asking these questions this summer. Orange shirts and […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Buzz|0 Comments

Fernwood Art Stroll – September 4 & 5, 2021

The 13th annual ­Fernwood Art Stroll ­artists are looking ­forward to the new dates of the stroll – September 4th & 5th from 11am to 4pm

›› Jo Vipond

The Fernwood Art Stroll is back after a long 16 months and last year’s art stroll being cancelled.

The artists will be opening their respective studios and will give […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Artist's Aside, Events|0 Comments

Get Growing this fall

Free seedlings will be available at the Fernwood Community Centre on ­Friday, August 27th form 4pm to 5pm while supplies last

›› JJ Ford

It may feel like the height of summer, but vegetable gardeners know it’s also time to look ahead to fall and winter harvests! Due to our mild and misty winters, many ­common vegetables […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

Guide to the Truth & Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Report was ­published over 6 years ago, ­outlining 94 Calls to Action, meant to advance reconciliation and bridge the ­systemic gaps faced by Indigenous people, and yet we’ve seen minimal to no progress on it from our governments.

We can do better than our history.

Fernwood NRG is committed to ­learning […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Buzz|0 Comments

Join our Board of Directors

Are you interested in joining the ­Fernwood NRG Board of ­Directors?

›› Kelsey Singbeil

The Fernwood NRG Board is an enthusiastic group of neighbourhood residents dedicated to fostering a socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable Fernwood. We welcome new directors with a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives!

The board meets regularly throughout the year to support Fernwood NRG’s ­programs and […]

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You can’t be what you can’t see

›› Councillor Sharmarke Dubow

I was proud to watch when Her ­Excellency Ms. Mary Simon was installed as the 30th Governor General of Canada. I was reminded of the day I was sworn into office and the messages I received telling me how much this moment meant to them.

Indigenous, Black, and other racialized people are underrepresented […]

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The importance of ­diverse-specific spaces

›› Lizz Brooks & Shae Zamardi

Creating equitable spaces for diverse communities, such as people of colour, 2SLGBTQ+, people with disabilities, and other marginalized groups is a conversation that has been increasing in frequency these last few years. The more society sees of these conversations about cultural safety, the more we see individuals creating their own […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Indigenous Voices|0 Comments