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Tuesday, 22 November, 2011

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Mary Anne Roche asks: what can you do to promote peace?

Throughout the Fall, I am pleased to bring you a series of information, insights and ideas presented by guest bloggers. Today I am pleased to welcome Mary Anne Roche, Vice President, International Development and Relations at YMCA Canada. - Scott   WHAT CAN YOU DO TO PROMOTE PEACE? I live in a Toronto high-rise filled [...]

Wednesday, 28 September, 2011

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Paul Bates: YMCA and the Economy

Throughout the Fall, I am pleased to bring you a series of information, insights and ideas presented by guest bloggers. Today I am pleased to welcome Laura Palmer Korn, Senior Vice President for Federation Strategy at YMCA Canada. - Scott On Thursday September 15, Paul Bates made a presentation to the YMCA about managing in [...]

Monday, 22 August, 2011

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Plan Y and the National Panel on First Nation Education

As I shared with YMCAs earlier this summer, in June  I was approached by the Federal Government with a request to chair a National Panel on First Nation Elementary and Secondary Education for Students living on Reserve. While this joint call to action from the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and the National [...]

Friday, 10 June, 2011

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AGM 2011 Series #5: Incoming and Outgoing Board Chairs

In 2008, Marty Reynolds (Vancouver) took on the role of Chair, YMCA Canada’s Board of Directors. After a successful three year term, at the 2011 AGM Marty passed the role on to Marilyn Kapitany (Winnipeg). I am happy to share the discussion I had with both of them during our recent AGM. I am thankful [...]