Social Enterprise Canada

Social Enterprise Alberta

Social Enterprise Alberta

Studio C is an award-winning Community Art Centre in downtown Calgary - a studio and gallery open to the public. Studio C is also a project of Prospect - a non-profit organization that breaks barriers and employs change to build a productive Alberta workforce, one that is accessible, diverse and inclusive.

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Social Enterprise Manitoba

Social Enterprise Manitoba

Founded in 1969 by a group of Saint-Boniface entrepreneurs, this once three-day event, held in Winnipeg’s French Quarter, has evolved into a 10-day province-wide celebration of sights, sounds, snow and spirit. Dubbed “The World’s Largest Kitchen Party”, Festival du Voyageur celebrates the joie de vivre of the fur traders, who established the Red River Colony and the ever-growing French-Canadian community in Western Canada.

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Social Enterprise in BC

Social Enterprise in BC

The North Vancouver Outdoor school offers environment education programs to about 5,000 school children each year, plus about 4,500 adults.

 

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Social Enterprise Yukon

Social Enterprise Yukon

Raven Recycling receives another load of cardboard. Raven Recycling plans to purchase a machine to compact Styrofoam.  In 1989 Raven was started by a group of volunteers who wanted to see recycling happen in the Yukon. Thanks to those volunteers, Raven has been able to offer full recycling services to the Territory for over 20 years. Image Source: Yukon News

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  • Heroes mark booming impact of social enterprise movement

    Added on: April 17, 2014

    VANCOUVER -- Social enterprises are reshaping the cultural fabric and understanding of the economy, said Kevin McCort in his closing remarks at the 6th annual Social Enterprise Heroes (SE Heroes) event hosted by Enterprising Non-profits (ENP) on April 16. There are thousands of stories like the three shared at the eventís pitch competition among the 22,000 charities in B.C., he says.

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  • Social Enterprise Heroes win would enable organization to take next step

    Added on: April 14, 2014

    If The Cleaning Solution wins this yearís Social Enterprise Heroes competition it would propel the organizationís effort in expanding, says board member Harri Jansson.

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  • Thriving Nova Scotia social enterprise offering hand ups

    Added on: April 11, 2014

    In the 1980s, Nova Scotia Hospital psychologist Dr. Norman Greenberg was working with patients with mental-health conditions when he had a unique idea: combine the patient recovery process with business. It proved to be a win-win idea: meet consumer needs while providing people disabilities with job skills needed to achieve greater economic independence.

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