SHIFT Collaborative

A better world is possible. SHIFT Collaborative offers strategy, coaching, training and tools to support learning and leadership development, strategic impact and collaborative innovation for a healthier and more resilient world.

Ecohealth webalogue

ecohealth webalogue

Wednesday March 20th 12:30 – 2:00 pm PST Making the Links between Climate Change, Community Health and Resilience: Building the Field in British Columbia Climate change has simultaneously been called the greatest threat and the greatest opportunity for public health this…

Converging on Social Innovation Labs

converging on social innovation labs

In June, our SHIFT Team joined McConnell Foundation, Radius SFU and a number of other convening partners in Vancouver along with social lab practitioners from across Canada for two days of connecting and learning… …

Greater Victoria Resilient Streets Workshops

greater victoria resilient streets workshops

Greater Victoria Resilient Streets Kick-off Workshops September 13, 16 and 24 | Victoria, BC Join SHIFT Team members Stacy Barter and Michelle Colussi for Resilient Streets Kick-off workshops this fall in 3 new neighbourhoods: James Bay, Fernwood and Burnside Gorge. Resilient…

September 18 – 20, 2017: Livable Cities Forum

september 18 20 2017 livable cities forum

In partnership with ICLEI Canada, the City of Victoria is hosting the sixth annual Livable Cities forum: Advancing Low Carbon Resilience. Join SHIFT Team members Erica Crawford and Deirdre Goudriaan and others for their workshop on Creating Resilient, Low Carbon Food…


why shift

Let’s face it: we’re just not going to get there at this rate. No, let me try that again: the way things are going, we’re going to end up exactly where we’re currently headed, and it doesn’t look so good…. A…

Good collaboration doesn’t just happen

good collaboration doesnt just happen

The Collective Impact model is a valuable guide for any cross sector group with system changing or “needle moving” aspirations. Tamarack Institute’s recent addition of the “Collective Impact 3.0” model, incorporates learning and stretches the model in a helpful direction. But…