Wayside Learning Community

Where Atlantic Canada's Changemakers gather to learn and connect.


Explore live discussions, courses, blogs and resources to cultivate your systems leadership skills.

What is Wayside?

A website. A learning centre. A platform. A community.

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Wayside Learning Community, an affiliate of Inspiring Communities, is for anyone working for the greater good in Atlantic Canada. It’s a place to connect and recharge, collaborate, learn, and discover new paths to achieve positive social change.



with a network of others with similar goals, aspirations and challenges.



through online courses and a supportive peer community.

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resources and ideas for systems change in Atlantic Canada.

Discover new ideas and potential for collaboration, learn from peers, and join powerful conversations about creating positive social change in Atlantic Canada.


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Better Zoom / Video Meetings Guide

Tips, ideas and how to’s to make your next Zoom meeting EXCEPTIONAL.

Black History Month Resources

African Heritage / Black History Month Resources

If you wish to learn more about the history, culture and achievements of people of African Heritage in the Atlantic Provinces, there are a wealth of places to start (and yet still, […]

Movement Map

Movement Map

BCCIC has made an investment to surface people and projects in Atlantic Canada who are aligning with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We encourage you to help build out this map by […]

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Tools for Video Meetings

Video Meeting Tools

Setting aside the COVID vaccine and the supply chain to deliver it, 2020’s greatest technology accomplishment is surely the surge in innovation in the online video meeting space.

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