Fireside with Female Founders

As part of the Do It in Durham line-up, the Spark Centre held a fireside chat with strong female founders at Little Beasts Brewing Co. in Whitby. CEO of the Spark Centre, Sherry Colbourne moderated a discussion with a panel of amazing women including Carissa Stewart of Wondermakr, Diane Kellow of Durham Recruiting,  Natasha Cultraro of Investor’s Choice Property Management and Erin … Read More

Innovations in Safety

Access IO – an incredible initiative in the Durham Region to showcase new technologies, support innovation, promote investment and grow the Canadian economy – focused on Community Safety and Well Being in November. Investors, government representatives and community stakeholders gathered at Whitby Fire Department’s HQ to hear from several startup companies that are developing innovative technologies for first responders, health … Read More

Humanizing Tech

It’s been one year since I committed to getting out into the community and sharing my perspectives. What a journey it’s been – the best part has been to learn about the needs and strengths of the community and to connect with diverse people throughout the region. Through 1COMMUNITY1 and The Hive we are working on solutions with partners that … Read More

Honouring Linda

On Nov 23, we will be holding an event to celebrate our friend Linda, a significant contributor to the arts and culture scene in Durham. If you would like to honour her legacy, please join us. It would have been Linda’s 70th birthday