Wayside Learning Community

For Atlantic Canada's Changemakers

What is Wayside?

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

Wayside Learning Community was a prototype learning environment led by Inspiring Communities. It was 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.


Explore stories about systems change efforts in Atlantic Canada. More


Find the resources you need to increase the impact of your work. More

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