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Workshops & Events

The Metcalf Foundation hosts workshops and special events with the goal of bringing people together to advance conversations on complex and pressing issues. This section provides information and reference materials about workshops and events. Events are listed chronologically. The search function can be used to locate an event by name or subject.

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Toronto Sector Skills Academy 2018 Information Session

2017

Please join us on Friday December 1, 2017 from 10:00 – 11:30 am. Space is limited so please register on line.

Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 Cohort Public Sharing: Relationships, Audiences, and Communities

2017

Please join us for a public event in recognition of the second cohort of performing arts companies to complete the Creative Strategies Incubator (CrSI) program. CrSI participants will share the results of these initiatives and the event will conclude with an informal and celebratory reception.

Celebrating the 2013 Creative Strategies Incubator Cohort

2016

Please join us for a public event in recognition of the first cohort of performing arts companies to complete the Creative Strategies Incubator (CrSI) program. CrSI participants will share the results of these initiatives through a series of videos, and the event will conclude with a post-screening reception.

Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 Application Information

2015

On January 21, 2016, close to 90 people from a cross section of performing arts organizations gathered for an information session hosted by Metcalf’s Performing Arts program. The purpose of the event was to discuss the 2016 Creative Strategies Incubator focus issue and application process.

The Power of Civic Action

2015

Toronto’s neighbourhood of Thorncliffe Park, built in the 1960s, was designed for 12,000 people — young singles and couples with cars to traverse bridges into the city. But by 2008, Thorncliffe Park’s demographic had changed. Its aging apartment buildings had become an “arrival city” for newcomer families...

PUBLIC KEYNOTE: METCALF HOSTS JANETTE SADIK-KHAN

2015

The Metcalf Foundation’s Environment Program held an informative and lively event on December 1st at Isabel Bader Theatre, featuring two visionary city builders: Janette Sadik-Khan and Jennifer Keesmaat.

Webinar: Applying to Opportunities Fund

2015

Please join us for a webinar on November 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm. Inclusive Local Economies Program Director Adriana Beemans will answer questions about the Foundation’s Opportunities Fund program.

Webinar: Applying to Performing Arts Internships

2015

Please join us on September 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm. Performing Arts Program Director Michael Jones will answer questions about the Foundation’s Performing Arts Internships program.

Webinar: The Working Poor in the Toronto Region: Mapping working poverty in Canada’s richest city

2015

Please join us for a webinar on Wednesday, April 29 at 2:30pm with Metcalf Innovation Fellow John Stapleton where we discuss his latest report, The Working Poor in the Toronto Region: Mapping working poverty in Canada’s richest city.

Sector-Based Workforce Development

2015

Presented by the Metcalf Foundation, the Intergovernmental Committee for Economic and Labour Force Development, and the Toronto Workforce Innovation Group, this two-day event on February 12 and 13, 2015 was an opportunity to hear from two New Yorkers — Angie Kamath and David S. Berman — who helped lead...

Stories from the Inc.: Alternative Revenues for the Performing Arts

2014

Please join us on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Hart House, University of Toronto. These two separate workshops are designed to share the learning of the participants in the first learning network formed under the Creative Strategies Incubator program at the Metcalf Foundation.  

Report Launch: Better Work: The path to good jobs is through employers

2014

Please join us for the launch of Metcalf Innovation Fellow Tom Zizys’ latest report, Better Work: The path to good jobs is through employers.  There will be a public presentation and panel discussion of the paper on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 9:30am.

Report Launch: Profiting from the Precarious: How Recruitment Practices Exploit Migrant Workers

2014

Please join us for the launch of Metcalf Innovation Fellow Fay Faraday’s latest report, Profiting from the Precarious: How Recruitment Practices Exploit Migrant Workers.  There will be a public presentation and panel discussion of the paper on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 2:00pm.

Webinar: Applying to the Performing Arts Internships Program 2014

2014

Please join us on March 25, 2014 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Performing Arts Program Director Michael Jones will answer questions about the Foundation’s Performing Arts Internships program and the changes to this year’s application process.

Report Launch: The “Welfareization” of Disability Incomes in Ontario

2013

Please join us for the launch of Metcalf Innovation Fellow John Stapleton’s latest report, The “Welfarization” of Disability Incomes in Ontario.  There will be a public presentation and panel discussion of the paper on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 2pm.

Report Launch: Choreographing Our Future: Strategies for Supporting Next Generation Arts Practice

2013

Metcalf will be launching Choreographing our Future at a public presentation and panel discussion of the paper on Thursday, November 7 at 4:30 pm. In addition to Shannon, three panellists have been invited to participate.

Webinar: Creative Strategies Incubator 2014: Preparing Your Letter of Interest

2013

On October 18, 2013 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Performing Arts Program Director Michael Jones will answer your questions about the Foundation’s Creative Strategies Incubator program and our 2014 focus issue – engaging audiences and building communities around your work.

Report Launch: Shared Platforms and Charitable Venture Organizations: A powerful possibility for a more resilient arts sector

2013

Please come to a brief reception on June 13, 2013 celebrating the formal launch of the Metcalf Foundation’s first Innovation Fellowship paper in the performing arts: Shared Platforms and Charitable Venture Organizations: A Powerful Possibility for a More Resilient Arts Sector by Jane Marsland.

Reinventing the Future: Green Economy at Community Scale

2013

Metcalf’s Environment Program invites you to an informative and lively event, on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 5:00 pm, featuring two leading thinkers on issues of growth and environmental and economic sustainability: Tim Jackson and Peter Victor. Moderated by David Miller and and joined by Karen Nasmith.

Webinar: Creative Strategies Incubator 2013: Preparing Your Letter of Interest

2012

On January 22, 2013 at 2:00pm Performing Arts Program Director Michael Jones will answer your questions about the Foundation’s new Creative Strategies Incubator program and our 2013 focus issue – new approaches to, or alternative sources of, revenue.

Report Launch: “Zero Dollar Linda”: A Mediation on Malcolm Gladwell’s “Million Dollar Murray,” the Linda Chamberlain Rule, and the Auditor General of Ontario

2011

Please join us on December 2nd, 2010 for a discussion with John Stapleton, Catherine Porter, Linda Chamberlain, and Pat Capponi about the issues raised in this paper.

Public Policy 201 – A Primer for Nonprofit Organizations Cutting Through the Fog: Why is it so Hard To Make Sense of Poverty Measures?

2011

Workshop Presentation in conjunction with release of paper by Metcalf Fellow John Stapleton.

Why Don’t We Want the Poor to Own Anything?

2011

Workshop Presentation in conjunction with release of paper by Metcalf Fellow John Stapleton.

Income Security for Working-Age Adults in Canada: Let’s Consider the Model Under Our Nose

2008

Workshop Presentation in conjunction with release of paper by Metcalf Fellow John Stapleton.

Why Is It So Tough To Get Ahead? How Our Tangled Social Programs Pathologize the Transition to Self-Reliance

2007

Workshop Presentation in conjunction with release of paper by Metcalf Fellow John Stapleton.

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