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The Legacy Project has brought together a new Group of Seven. They are experienced, respected, big-picture thinkers serving as guides in our intergenerational, bioregional systems work.

We're facing a polycrisis – converging climate, environmental, economic, political, technological, social, health crises. Let's #ChangeTheStory – the story we have about what it means to be human, our relationships with each other and the planet, and the meaningful actions we can take in the context of lifetimes across generations.

We're connecting the dots across seven broad themes:

Environment/Climate ChangeGraham Saul
Executive Director, Nature Canada
Metcalf Innovation Fellow

EconomyAnn Armstrong
Retired Social Enterprise Initiative Director,
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Education and Lifelong LearningCarol Campbell
Professor of Education, University of Glasgow
Professor, OISE, University of Toronto

HealthGary Bloch
Family Physician, St. Michael's Hospital
Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine,
University of Toronto

CommunityJanelle Hinds
Founder, Helping Hands
CivicAction DiverseCity Fellow, Toronto

Life Course and AgingPeter Whitehouse
Co-Founder, The Intergenerational Schools
Physician and Professor, Case Western Reserve University,
Cleveland, OH
Professor of Medicine and Institute of Life Course & Aging,
University of Toronto

Indigenous Worldviews/KnowledgeDan Longboat
Associate Professor, Trent University
Co-founder, Indigenous Environmental Institute

Together, we're working on social regeneration (generations in community) and ecological regeneration (community in bioregion) to #ChangeTheStory for ecopsychosocial wellbeing.


Design School for Regenerating Earth
Indigenous Environmental Institute, Trent University
York University
McMaster University
University of Waterloo
RMI (Rocky Mountain Institute)
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA)
York Regional Forest
City of Markham
Rouge National Urban Park (RNUP)
LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests)
Toronto Nature Stewards
Markham Public Library
Social Services Network
Canadian Institute for Social Prescribing
Generations United
Intergenerational Schools International


We gratefully acknowledge the support of our funders:

United Way Greater Toronto

United Way (now Greater Toronto)
7-Generation development and pilot

Ontario Trillium Foundation

Ontario Trillium Foundation
7-Generation development and pilot

Government of Canada New Horizons for Seniors Program

Government of Canada Pan-Canadian NHSP
Building 7-Generation Community