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A Just Community

On March 20 at Open Door Jean-Marc led us in reflection about what is a Just Community. Can community survive the ideology of a global economy?

The conventional wisdom that human and societal progress is achieved through greater wealth is a major blow to a Just Community. In fact…

24 Mar 11:46 PM 1 Read More...

What is Community?

On March 11, two students from Concordia’s Community Development class, Nicole and Leann, presented at Open Door in fulfillment of the requirements of their term project. Their presentation, entitled “What is Community?” began with the idea that community is not only made of people sharing a locale, but includes…

20 Mar 12:06 AM 2 Read More...

Evolution vs. Creationism by Mark

On March 4, 2014 new volunteer Mark gave his first presentation at Open Door, a controversial contrast of Evolutionary Science and Young Earth Creationism. Attendees will forever envision a bridge of kangaroos hopping from the Middle East to Australia; non-attendees will wonder what that sentence means!

Mark left us…

05 Mar 11:29 PM 0 Read More...

Dragonbridge at Open Door

On February 25, Peter Loorits of Dragonbridge Corporation followed up his acclaimed 2010 appearance at Open Door and intrigued everyone with his “Doing Business in China” quiz. We started by looking at correct and incorrect ways to give gifts in China (What colour of wrapping paper is best? Are any…

05 Mar 11:45 PM 0 Read More...

Jamie Klinger - JOATU: Jack of all Trades Universe

On February 18, Open Door welcomed Jamie Klinger, the founder of an exchange forum, JOATU: the Jack of all Trades Universe.  JOATU is two things:

JOATU is a web application that allows you to offer all of the things you want including services & products to sell, give or loan…

19 Feb 11:39 PM 0 Read More...