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Community: October 2013 Archives

Cyberbullying Summit in Charlottetown

Posted by Mitch Cormier

Perry Aftab talks about an event in Charlottetown designed to address the growing problem of cyberbullying. Young people from around the Maritimes are being invited to take part.

Here is a link to the event's website

Click here to learn more about organizer Parry Aftab

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13 Ways to Kill Your Community - Doug Griffiths

Posted by Bill van Asperen

13WaysDougGriffiths.jpgAs MLA and Minister of Municipal Affairs in Alberta, Doug Griffiths has visited most of the province's 422 communities. And he's learned what can make those communities suffer or thrive. Those are lessons he's shared in his book "13 Ways to Kill Your Community", a bit of a reverse psychology approach to building better towns.

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Calling Georgetown Home - The Batchilders

Posted by Bill van Asperen

IslandMorning2013.jpgFive siblings, all still proud to call Georgetown home... even though they had to move away seeking education and employment opportunities. They are now scattered... from Halifax to Ottawa to Indonesia and a couple of places in between. Chris, Alana, Andy, Melissa and Haley say they're ALWAYS  proud to say they're from Georgetown.

Matt talked with Haley from her home in Cape Breton, who helps run a community of people with intellectual disabilites called L'Arche. Haley's big sister Alana, is in charge of security for the Canadian Embassy in Jakarta Indonesia.

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