JHG Consulting Network, Inc. offers specialized management consulting and heritage conservation services that address social, cultural, health and justice issues, challenges and opportunities. We work with governments, non-governmental organizations, societal and cultural institutions, academic institutions, and private sector interests. We undertake small-scale projects on specific topics that address specific challenges; and we also contribute to large-scale, multi-faceted initiatives.
Collaboration is a fundamental part of everything we do, in all areas of our service offering. We work together with clients, their partners and stakeholders in balanced, engaging and constructive ways. Our experience working with diverse populations from different walks of life underpins our approach. We listen and seek to deepen understanding. We value the lived experiences of people and organizations. We use creative ways to share ideas and technical knowledge …Read More
Michael Harrington of JHG’s Heritage and Conservations Services, is excited to announce that he will be joining forces with Andrew Todd and Felix Solomon to offer a three-day Caring for Totem Poles workshop following the upcoming symposium Poles, Posts and Canoes: The Preservation, Conservation and Continuation of Native American Monumental Wood Carving, which will be hosted by the Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve in Tulalip, Washington, USA.
This hands-on event will explore both traditional and museum-based approaches to the upkeep of totem poles and is aimed at individuals directly involved in the preservation of these objects. The workshop, developed with input from a number of carvers and conservators, will build on the success of previous workshops hosted by First Nation communities in Canada and …Read More
Check out this snapshot of some of the projects we’re currently working on:
Our Work with the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute
JHG Consulting Network, Inc. facilitated a productive and engaging day of discussion with a group of expert advisors working across disciplines to address child maltreatment in Canada. The meeting, which took place at the end of February in Ottawa, is just one aspect of a multi-disciplinary/inter-professional process to inform an update to the 2001 Joint Statement on Shaken Baby Syndrome. Many thanks to the the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute, the Canadian Paediatric Society and the Public Health Agency of Canada, we are looking forward to our continued collaboration on this project.
Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Performance Measurement Workshop
Together with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), JHG Consulting …Read More
Speaking of archives, we would like to congratulate the whole team at the Peterborough Museum and Archives, who recently moved their archival collection into secure, climate-controlled, temporary storage while the next phase of the Museum Renewal Project gets underway. Pictured here are Curator Kim Reid (left) and Conservator Nicole Christie (right), preparing a Victorian wheelchair for transport – by supporting weak or damaged elements to reduce the risk of further damage during transport and storage.
JHG is providing facilities planning services to the Peterborough Museum and Archives – playing a leadership role in their Museum Renewal Project by facilitating a smooth, successful and cost-effective move of collections material and archives to a new purpose built storage facility adjacent to the present museum building. Site preparation for …Read More
JHG’s Amy Knobelsdorf recently led an exciting project in collaboration with the Sustainable Communities Initiative and Carleton University’s Centre for Initiatives on Children, Youth and Community (CICYC). Building upon the innovative approach to mentorship that has evolved out of our ongoing work, Amy developed a toolkit of mentorship materials that served as the foundation for a presentation to the National Mentoring Symposium in Banff, Alberta. The presentation and toolkit were met with great enthusiasm and we are excited to see more community development initiatives adopting innovative approaches to mentorship and collaborative practice.
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