Open Door

Bertrand Rides His “Weird” Bike Across Canada

Bertrand brought his Dutch bicycle to Open Door and encouraged everyone to undertake an adventure that would make them feel as alive as did his 78-day trip across Canada. He encountered bears, moose, and wonderfully hospitable people in all ten provinces (Newfoundland was his favourite province). In the Rockies…

21 May 8:30 PM 0 Read More...

International Engineering Projects at Open Door

Tony invited his friend Klaus all the way from Berlin to speak at Open Door and we lapped up every word as Klaus described his childhood in Nazi Germany, the hardships involved in rebuilding the country, and his student days of music and engineering. We then journeyed with him as…

16 May 2:09 PM 0 Read More...

YOUths Leadership JEunes

Jonathan, Shura, Tina and Véronique of YOUths Leadership JEunes joined Open Door on May 7 to show us how they prepare highschool students for leadership roles. Through conferences and hands-on workshops, students aged 12 – 17 learn about the four basic types of leaders: the Warrior, the Relationship builder…

11 May 11:17 PM 0 Read More...

Shakespeare visits Open Door

On April 29 the gang at Open Door was once again wooed—and wowed—by Tony’s melodic voice in celebration of the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare, born April 23, 1564. Tony dressed up in costume and led us through such famous speeches such as “To be or not…

01 May 10:58 AM 2 Read More...

Unschooling

Marilyn, a speaker found through University of the Streets Café, opened our eyes to the world of unschooling. As a six year old, her son protested attending school so violently that she had no choice but to educate him at home. However, rather than following a school curriculum, she followed…

07 Apr 1:46 PM 0 Read More...