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A Collision of Extraordinary Changemakers Across Canada

November 27-29, 2017  |  Artscape Daniels Spectrum & Centre for social innovation | regent park |  Toronto, Ontario


Save the date and sign up for more information on programming and tickets, to be released in September.


Spark is bringing together practitioners, social entrepreneurs, community leaders, system thinkers, and others with lived experience designing programs, policies, systems and methods that improve communities and environments across Canada and beyond. We welcome people from diverse regions, cities and indigenous communities across our country.


Over 3 days, we will engage burning questions about social innovation through immersive learning, provocative debate, deep connection, and community sharing. Join us to spark new perspectives, ideas and collaborations that will activate a national network for peer learning, best practices and action.

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The Oxygen

A group of 200-250 social change-makers, actively working to make a difference in their communities, who are open to learning and sharing from each other.


The Fuel

Thought-provoking, vulnerable and creative programming designed to equip you with new tools, elevate your practice and shift your perspective to advance your social missions


The Heat

The unexpected and intangible outcome from serious play, the collision of questions and ideas, co-created content and connections across diverse networks.


Land Acknowledgement

This event is taking place in Toronto, a sacred gathering place for many Indigenous People’s of Turtle Island, on the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat and Petun First Nations, the Seneca, the Mississaugas of the Credit River.


Inclusivity Commitment

We aim to create an inclusive and bilingual space and welcome peoples of all backgrounds. The venue is wheelchair accessible. Accessible tickets will be made available for community leaders who provide free labour and/or face systemic barriers. Dietary restrictions will be accommodated.  


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