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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  • Google Hangout on scaling up social enterprise to include Bridgespan, Habitat for Humanity

    Added on: July 17, 2014

    A Google Hangout on scaling up social enterprise will be hosted by the Enterprising Non-profits Canada news service on Aug. 7. The news service has arranged for a diverse cast of practitioners and consultants to lead the conversation with their inspiring and insightful stories and comments. The Hangout will then be opened for conversation with participants.

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  • ‘Time to move from doing no harm to doing some good’

    Added on: July 15, 2014

    While adding a community benefit clause to a city’s RFP (request for proposal) process is not a bad thing, sometimes the greatest social benefit can happen pre-procurement.

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  • Three non-technical takeaways from the Buy Social Summit

    Added on: July 10, 2014

    If you’ve ever had a conversation with BC Partner for Social Impact Sandra Hamilton, you likely felt her passion for local food, social good and using markets to marry the two. The business consultant and marketing specialist based in the Comox Valley recently spoke at the Buy Social Summit In Vancouver, held June 16-17. She shared three key takeaways from the gathering with us.

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