National Association Gives CoSA a Stronger, Unified Voice in Canada

A recent conference call between two dozen representatives and supporters marked the birth of a new national association for Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) in Canada. In the works for some time, CoSA Canada was formally launched with its inaugural Annual General Meeting on October 27th, 2015. The launch…

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How to Build a Conscious Community

Throughout the years I’ve lived without community, in communities that functioned seamlessly, with old friends and friends that were new on meeting, I lived in communities of thousands that popped up for a week then disbanded. I’ve lived in communities in different countries, in groups that tried to…

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Mosquitoes: Why We Cannot Live Without Them

Christopher is a McGill graduate student and an expert on mosquitoes, those pesky insects that most of us agree we can live without.  Recently, he kept the entire Open Door crowd enthralled with a fascinating presentation, taking us through the mosquito life cycle, the diseases they transmit, the role they…

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Happy 14th Birthday Open Door!

Today, 11 September 2015 is the 14th anniversary of Open Door…

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MSCM Journée de Ressourcement 2015

MSCM Journée de Ressourcement (more popularly known as our Summer Picnic) took place last Saturday 1 August, on a beautiful sunny day.  As usual we defied the weather report -which called for afternoon showers- and spent some 4-5 hours enjoying good food, even better company and  beautiful surroundings…

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