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Hi, I'm Tamer - a community connector & neighbouring enthusiast.

 

I’m here to teach you how to enhance your community wellbeing.

 

Why? I believe that a truly healthy and fulfilling life includes strong connections to the people around us, the environment we live in and the local and sustainably-grown food we eat. 

 

Explore the links above to learn more, or click here to learn more about me.

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"Tamer’s knowledge, experience & passion is inspirational."

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Resources to build your knowledge of sustainable community practices

"Tamer’s knowledge, guidance & expertise are matched only by his enthusiasm & support in helping one reach one’s goals. Some very simple changes translated into immediate & lasting results."

- Benjamin Woolf

WELLNESS DOCUMENTARIES

"Tamer's film is heart-felt and inspiring. I hope to bring its messages into positive changes in my own life. In fact, I started today."

- Shawn M.

 

"Easy to see the passion behind the film. Very well put together as well as inspiring for change."

- Cass W.

 

"Tamer’s calm and caring personality combined with his enthusiasm...has made him a leader in his field. I want to see more documentaries from Tamer to learn more."

- Michael Bourassa

Recent Blog Posts

3 questions to promote citizen-led changes

By Tamer Soliman | 2 February 2021 | 0 Comments

“This film should be mandatory viewing for every mayor in Canada.” This comment was shared in the chat box during the panel discussion that followed an Ottawa-based online screening of my film, The Great Disconnect.  The panel featured architect Rosaline Hill and social entrepreneur Manjit Basi. It was an engaging discussion about responsibility and accountability for […]

Big things, small packages

By Tamer Soliman | 17 January 2021 | 0 Comments

“We expect too much of new buildings, and too little of ourselves.”  ― Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities  Would you believe it if I told you that I experienced not ONE but TWO random acts of kindness last week? Well, believe it, because it certainly happened! The first random act of kindness was in response to […]

“Be Like Water”

By Tamer Soliman | 6 January 2021 | 0 Comments

“And now let us welcome the new year, full of things that never were.” —Rainer Maria Rilke I came across a New Year’s resolution poll from the Vancouver Sun this week. The poll question was: Will you still make resolutions for 2021? The answers may surprise you: 47% answered: No – let’s just get through the year in one piece 39% answered: Yes […]

“Tamer’s posts are full of expert information, innovative ideas and a generous dash of humour – which we all need. Never preachy, he truly seems to want people to make the most of their opportunities to live a healthy life, and to have fun doing it.”

– A. Laidlaw

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