As the newest member of our team, Jill brings a wealth of experience, including experience in social innovation and systems change and deep connections to the social impact and social enterprise ecosystems
Jodee Ng joined Urban Matters earlier this spring and is based in Surrey, BC.
As the team at Universal Access Design Inc. (UAD) has expanded, so has their breadth of work. UAD has been bringing wheelchairs into the wilderness! We’re featuring UAD’s important work for National AccessAbility Week 2019.
We are placing people people with lived experience into roles where they can make a difference in the lives of their peers.
World Creativity and Innovation Week (WCIW) is the kind of celebration we embrace at Urban Matters CCC.
In part two of a spotlight series on the 2018 Reframe Housing Competition winners, we’re featuring Expandwell Home Inc.
Recently, Urban Matters’ Social Venture Developer Jerome Lengkeek visited the Reframe winners in person. His first stop was Kamloops, BC.
Urban Matters CCC President joins the Central Okanagan Journey Home Society’s inaugural board of directors
“As part of a company that is deeply invested in the wellbeing of communities across the country, I see this role as an opportunity to share my learnings as I continue to learn.”
It is important to reflect on the economic and social challenges that disproportionately impact newcomer women and, going forward, imagine the possibilities that emerge when we prioritize initiatives that will enable newcomer women to thrive.
This article is the first part of a series exploring how creative community design interventions can lead to better child development outcomes.
A future of inclusive growth and full participation by everyone in society. This short phrase, or some variation, has been rolling around in my head over the past months.
What does it take to bring innovative housing ideas together to imagine the future of community housing in Canada?
City of Lethbridge Creating New Masterplan for Inclusive Design It was an unusual sight: Lethbridge city officials and consultants wandering around outside city hall, some blindfolded and holding canes, some in wheelchairs, all struggling. A local reporter who just...
Jen Casorso – Committed Kamloops based community change agent is Urban Matter’s new Community Well-Being Consultant
Jen Casorso - a much loved Social and Community Planner from Kamloops, is broadening her reach and joining the Canada wide team of Urban Matters. Walking down the street with Jen through Kamloops you quickly get a picture of the incredible depth and breadth of trusted...
Everywhere you look nowadays, people are having a conversation about housing: How do we ensure equitable housing for everyone? What does the solution or solutions look like? Perhaps not part of the conversation, however, is how to share the success stories that are...