eNewsletter of Calgary's Generative Journalism News Co-Op | October 24, 2014

WELCOME to New Scoop YYC!

You are receiving this inaugural edition of the New Scoop e-news because of our shared interest in stories of generative change in Calgary. We're excited to share these stories with you and look forward to all the conversations and opportunities they provoke.


Future editions will introduce our co-operative model and opportunities for membership. The stories below link to our new website, here,


- Sarah Arthurs, Story and Member Coordinator


  Inspired by Generative Journalism

Inspired by the Promise of Generative Journalism
New Scoop will report stories that "catalyze strengths, enable change"

A mix of factors has drawn New Scoop's founders together - but the promise they see in generative journalism is key. It's a different approach to news: a way to help bring about desired change by focusing on existing strengths and future possibilities. Read more...

Stephanie Jackman cheering on the winners of the 2013 REAP Calgary Be Local Awards
The Real Winners in REAP Calgary's Be Local Awards:
The Community and Economy
Stephanie Jackman's vision is now a thriving ethical business network

When REAP Calgary's second annual Be Local Awards are presented on November 19, there will be eight new winners. But the biggest winner may be the Calgary area community and economy. Read more...

Making Treaty 7
'Making Treaty 7' May Change
the First Nations Conversation
in Alberta
Many requests for groundbreaking theatrical production

Michael Green, producer of the recently premiered 'Making Treaty 7', has been feeling a fresh sense of hope as calls pour in asking that the show be brought to communities around the Calgary area, and as far away as Montana. Read more...

Canada Hosts 93 Countries at International Summit of
An exhilarating event with a focus on innovation

From October 6-9, more than 3,000 people explored the Summit themes of health care, employment, food security, co-op financing, and developing new co-ops.

There was a constant flow of new research. For example, co-operative enterprises now generate partial or full-time employment for at least 250 million people world-wide - many more than multinationals. Visit the Co-op Summit Roundup.

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