Research, Innovation, Education

Realizing a more just and inclusive world by transforming society through a restorative approach.

The Restorative Research, Innovation, and Education Lab, or the Restorative Lab, is both a “virtual” change lab creating the knowledge needed for social innovation across systems and sites in Canada and around the world and a physical lab serving as a hub for researchers, partners, and communities to convene and work together.

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Building relationships and facilitating collaboration and integration of work across systems, sectors, and communities. Supporting and sustaining a restorative approach provincially, nationally and internationally.

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Mobilizing knowledge to inspire, support and study social innovation in real-time.

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Supporting the continued development and work of the Restorative International Learning Community.


Public Lecture Series

2022 Series Kindness Isn’t Weakness: Working together as a Restorative Community to Tackle Intractable Problems Delivered by Dr. Holly Northam on Monday April 4, 2022....


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