Winter Solstice Message 2018

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by Ken Low The winter solstice is upon us, or more accurately, we’ve arrived at the solstice once again. The winter solstice is the point when the changing elevation of the noonday sun stops its downward course, appears to pause then begins to climb again. The change occurs slowly – almost imperceptibly – at first, then picks up speed. As … Read More

Solstice Celebration

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The winter solstice season is a time to break from routine and reconnect with family, friends, nature and self.  It is also a time to reflect on the gift of being alive and human, and the responsibilities that come with that gift. Celebrate this special time with the Human Venture community. Your $40 ticket includes drinks, charcuterie, and a $25 … Read More

Holiday Shopping Night on Nov 28

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Attention holiday shoppers! If you’d like to give meaningful experiences to the explorers on your shopping list, consider giving books. At all ages, books stir our imaginations and consciences, helping us learn more about being alive and human. The holidays can be a perfect time to catch up on reading. To receive the gift of a book – and to have the … Read More

Solstice Online Fundraising Auction: Dec 16th – 21st

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We have some AMAZING items for our small auction, which will be online and open to the public. Bidding opens on Dec 16 at 9 am MST and closes on Dec 21 at 10 pm MST. Please support our fundraising efforts by bidding on these super cool items, starting Saturday! Items include: an abundant selection of live theatre and event … Read More

Personal Essential Story Workshop

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Dec 28 & Jan 4: Personal Essential Story Workshop An essential story is the essence or driving force that shapes our lives and helps us find our direction when things become difficult or uncertain. Whatever our situation, nothing is as important to our future than creating an active, positive life story. Hero or victim, leader or follower, it is up to … Read More

Solstice Eve Celebration & Fundraiser – Dec 20th

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Celebrate the holiday season with our community, gather around the indoor fire – eat, drink and catch up. Hear a solstice message from Ken Low, and an update from the board. Cash, cheque, and online donations will be gratefully accepted at this fundraising event. There will be a small silent auction too! Items – so far – include an amazing … Read More

Alumni Book Clubs in Calgary and Edmonton

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We have alumni book clubs in Calgary and in Edmonton – held on the same night, using the same books, joined together by online meeting software. Huge thanks to hosts Lisa (Calgary) and Laura (Edmonton) for initiating and organizing these events. Books clubs are open to all alumni of Leadership Calgary, Leadership Edmonton, Introduction to Human Venture Leadership, and Integrity … Read More

Human Venture Alumni Program 2017-2018

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Do you want to keep exploring and striving with a community of caring people? Ready to dedicate time for learning? The alumni program continues and extends the first and subsequent years of programming. It is open to alumni of Leadership Calgary, Leadership Edmonton, Introduction to Human Venture Leadership, and Integrity Leadership to build capacity for assessing, integrating and creating high … Read More

Existential Resilience Online Workshop for Alumni

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Human Venture learning requires an ability to draw on the totality of the human story. In order to learn how to reduce waste, suffering and injustice we have to investigate how and why they happen. Like detectives, trauma surgeons and accident investigators we have to be able face realities that are often brutal and depressing. These days the realities of … Read More