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Disrupt-ATHON Crowd Favourite | Congratulations The SolFood Project

July 30, 2020

Congratulations to The SolFood Project! You have been selected as the Crowd Favourite Concept. Scott and Patrick did an amazing job engaging with the public to gain support for their concept. The Social Impact Lab looks forward to connecting with you to discuss how we may continue to support your work in the future. We would 

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The Importance of Innovation in Times of Change

April 13, 2020

The Importance of Innovation in Times of Change Doesn’t the first week in March feel so far away now? There we all were looking forward to spring in blissful ignorance about the tsunami of change that we were all about to experience. Now it is real. Two weeks after lockdown started and there is no 

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The Lab Pulse | December 2019

December 10, 2019

Mobilizing Communities for Lasting Social Change At The Social Impact Lab, we understand that innovation doesn’t always happen between 9 to 5. We believe solving complex social problems requires ideas and insights from all citizens, so we created Open City. Open Challenges These days, parents have a lot on their plates; balancing work, taking care 

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United Way Innovation: The Social Impact Lab

October 16, 2019

The Lab emphasizes human-centered design — which focuses on humans first and foremost — and works to design solutions to address their unmet needs. Pauline Ng United Way Worldwide recently highlighted the partnership between United Way of Calgary and Area and J5 Design + Innovation, and the work they have done through The Social Impact 

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The Lab Pulse | September 2019

September 25, 2019

WE’VE LAUNCHED OPEN CITY! Social innovation has gained prominence as a necessary step to address complex social problems and to co-create with citizens in order to confront challenges our cities face. The more people work together, the more engagement there will be between the systems and the people who access them. Open City is an 

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