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PERC Visioning Event

Thank you to all who came out and gave input at the PERC Visioning Event! Please stay tuned for reflections and recommendations. We ask that all members plan to attend the spring AGM (Thurs May 24 at 7 pm) to help us decide what course we will take.

 

Click the photo below for more pictures from the graphic facilitation of the visioning event

Click here to read an article on the event: Creating a Vision for PERC

 

 

On the evening of September 22nd, PERC held a Visioning Event to celebrate PERC's successes and co-create a vision for our future. Our thanks to St Giles Presbyterian Church, The Art of Hosting Community of Practice, Kara Stonehouse, Bridgehead, and all of our supporters for a wonderful event!       

Please check back for updates on our "post-visioning" reflections!"                                  

 

 


 

 

 

The PERC thanks the Community Foundation of Ottawa

and the Ottawa Sustainability Fund for their support

of our Practical Environmentalism: Energy Conservation for Low-Income Populations project

Offered in partnership with EnviroCentre

 

In this issue..

West End Food Coop Opens

 

by Francella Fiallos

 

Six years of preparation, $1.6 million in costs, and over 60 volunteers have led to the launch of the West End Well, a new food cooperative in Ottawa's Hintonburg neighbourhood.

Part grocery, cafe, meeting space, lending library, and theatre, the West End Well hopes to become a new hub for social justice and sustainability advocates in the city. The coop opened its doors in late July. Around 235 people have already joined the coop.

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