CIF News


Upcoming: Creative Problem Solving and Applied Sociology Workshop

American Association of Applied and Clinical Sociology Annual Conference. Cleveland, Ohio, October 4-8, 2017.

Michael J.M. McNamara and Sara J. Cumming


Community Ideas Factory: Exploring Community Collaborations to Solve Social Issues 

C2U Expo, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, May 3-6, 2017

Sara J. Cumming, Sarah McPherson and Michael McNamara


Housing Hurdles: Identifying  the gaps and solutions to accessing housing in the Halton Region                                                       

Canadian Sociological Association, Applied Sociology Cluster. Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, May 2017

Sara J. Cumming, Michael McNamara


Community Collaborations: Working together to address housing vulnerable populations

Sheridan Creates Conference.  Sheridan College, Mississauga, ON, March 2017

Sara J. Cumming and Michael McNamara



Oakville’s Vital Solutions. March 14, 2017, CogecoTV Halton. Oakville Mayor Rob Burton hosts Wendy Rinella of the Oakville Community Foundation, Mary DeSousa of FirstOntario Credit Union and Dr. Sara Cumming of Sheridan College to discuss Oakville’s Vital Solutions

Sheridan experts engage the community in Creative Problem Solving to address socio economic issues. November 21, 2016, Sheridan News

Oakville Community Foundation marks National Housing Day Nov. 22. November 18, 2016

Feds invest around $654,000 in three research projects at Oakville’s Sheridan College, June 23, 2016, Inside Halton