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Colleges as corporations

Which is more surprising – that community colleges struggle in a highly competitive environment, or that I’m just starting to understand why?  After five years of working around these institutions, their way of doing things is making more sense to me. In the 45 years since provincial legislation brought them into being, everything has changed…
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City Planning: Growth by Accretion, or Growth by Design?

Call us creative, or call us overly ambitious… but we decided to try putting today’s blog in the form of a Prezi.  Click here for a windy and whimsical journey through what is a very long and loquacious look at the role of city planning in Toronto and Vancouver. For those who might fear motion…
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Disheartening Developments at the Toronto Zoo

To say the least, it’s disheartening that The Toronto Zoo recently found itself embroiled in bureaucratic turmoil. Some years ago, NetGain produced a detailed strategic plan anchored in the idea that exhibits and programs should be focused on environmental leadership. Unfortunately, The Zoo’s implementation of the plan was bizarrely misdirected. Results on the ground included a Jeep…
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“I Still Don’t Get It… What Does NetGain Actually Do?”

So if you haven’t already had a chance to read my NetGain-ified bio, please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Darryl Moyers and I’m the newest member of team NetGain. While Doug takes a well-deserved “work-cation,” I’ve stepped in to write a guest blog post about how I originally discovered NetGain and some of…
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