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The Beginnings of About Face

I began my career with the Calgary Police Service in 1979, retiring from 27 years of active duty in 2006. I have spent the last five years as the full time coordinator for the About Face Program. The About Face Program began its journey in 2003 while I was working for Chief Hanson in the

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Heroic Alberta: Evidence of our Impact

Impact Society has been delivering HEROES®, our flagship strengths-focused character education experience, to students in Alberta since 1994 and across Canada since 2009.  Over the years, we have received significant anecdotal support from our participants confirming that what we do works.  While the value of participant testimony is undeniable we also recognize the value of

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Heroes: Making an Impact on Business

Last week, Jack Toth and Regan Davis were presenters at the 2013 the Energy Leadership Forum, a program that presents world-class leaders and innovators to inspire the next generation of oil and gas executives. Following keynote remarks by Hal Kvisle, President and CEO of Talisman Energy, Jack was able to present the business case behind

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The Power of a Switch

Impact Society has been selected as a community partner of Sponsor Energy, a new, low-cost power retailer in Alberta which gives back 50% of their profits to local charitable initiatives that matter to their customers. Customers choose where they want their profits to go by selecting one of the community partners listed in a drop

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Commonality of Diversity

A few weeks ago I landed in Toronto to launch our pilot project with the Toronto District School Board, Model Schools for Inner Cities; the largest pilot to date in Impact’s history.  As I was preparing for our time of equipping with over 100 educators and community support workers, I was struck with the importance of

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