Journalism Archive

ENP-CA News Service Launches Inquiry Into Scaling Up Social Enterprise

Initial stories to glean insight from social enterprises experiencing success

While an employee who has a disability derives pride, sense of accomplishment and financial security through daily work at a Cape Breton social enterprise, organizational leaders grapple with questions about the development of their enterprise. Do they build capacity to extend such opportunities to more people who have a disability in the province? Or hone in on optimizing what they offer to existing staff and clients? Is scaling up the answer? And, if so, what does that look like, what supports are available to enable that expansion and what are cautions to keep in mind?

Netherlands Consultants Believe Time is Ripe for Axiom News in their Country

News agency to fuel, build on citizens’ engagement in economic and social transition

Whether it’s technical expertise or small- to medium-sized businesses, the Netherlands holds an abundance of assets that have been in large part unrecognized and unappreciated. Yet it is exactly these “un-glorified” gifts that could ring in the country’s future thriving.

Generative News Makes Visible and Connects Social Tourism Network

Director, ‘believing without seeing,’ pioneers generative news in Belgium

While a network of 1,900 Belgian organizations dedicated to social tourism was already strong, when Marianne Schapmans heard about generative news, her sense of what else might be possible was awakened, she says.

Peter Pula Follows Energy to Europe

Netherlands, Belgium gatherings explore building a narrative capacity for the transition agenda

Axiom News founder and CEO Peter Pula joins gatherings in the Netherlands and Belgium this week to continue an exploration around building a narrative capacity for the transition agenda.

Axiom Produces Client Video Series

OMNI Health Care CEO shares thoughts on changes in sector

OMNI Health Care president and CEO Patrick McCarthy recently stopped by the Axiom News newsroom to talk about the changing landscape in long-term care and what OMNI is doing to better accommodate those the changes.

What’s Possible for a Calgary News Co-op?

Axiom News, Sarah Arthurs convene Calgary News Co-op launch conversations

Axiom News founder and CEO Peter Pula and co-operative initiator Sarah Arthurs are inviting Calgarians to take part in getting a new community owned and funded news co-operative launched in the city.

Storytelling Strengthening Health System

OMNIway stories capturing attention outside Ontario

When a nurse in Nova Scotia was recently looking for information about the Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) initiative he did an Internet search and came across an OMNIway story about Streamway Villa’s success with the program that’s posted on the Central East Local Health Integration Network’s (LHIN’s) website.

Google Hangouts Closes Reporter, Audience Gap

Reporter shares insights from Hangouts On Air experiment

One of the latest news experiments being tested out by The Gazette and KCRG involves webcams and a reliable internet connection. Part of Google Plus, Hangouts is an online video conferencing platform (like Skype) that allows people to have private or public, live-streamed video conversations.

Axiom News, HIROC Partner to Co-Create News Site

Free standing news site opens the gate to engagement

The Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC) is unveiling a dynamic new news site, offering subscribers and other stakeholders an insight into the organization and an opportunity to play a role in creating the safest healthcare system.

Photographer Wants World to Go Nose to Nose

Photos that challenge personal space rules could evoke more wisdom, peace, says Jan Somers

Via a shared screen, I can see Jan Somers’ nose to nose photo archive as he scrolls through close-up after close-up of two people with their faces turned towards each other, so near they would feel one another’s breath, noses just a wisp apart.