The Parallel Parliament

Glen Pearson

Posts tagged “creativity

The Creative Cliff

Posted on April 27, 2013

Canada’s communities run the real danger of enduring the erosion of the creative class – that group that provides the thinking, innovation, and strategies for the jobs and economy of the future.  If we don’t start paying attention to how we might resource them, encourage them, and include them in our city plans then a steep precipice is ahead.  Follow the link below to read my new London Free Press article on this challenge. 

Right to Community – Our Turn

Posted on February 27, 2012

It wasn’t expected. Just returning from a meeting, my cellphone rang. The caller ID was blocked, but upon answering I was delighted to hear the voice of a Conservative MP from out West with whom I’d had good relations. I hadn’t heard from him since my election loss. “Glen, I just read the stuff about what happened to you with all that misinformation. Just wanted to say how sorry I am and that I didn’t know a thing about it.” I believed him 100%. “You seem happy,” he noted. I smiled, realizing I was probably more content than him at the moment. “Keep up your blogs,” he said quietly. “We need some clarity.” That was code for the reality that he’s part of the…


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