'Alberta’s social innovation potential amplified with new $1-billion fund'
Added on: March 11, 2014
In a presentation last fall former Canadian prime minister Paul Martin highlighted the possibilities he sees in Alberta to be a leader in social innovation. Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter painted a similar picture of opportunity in a recent presentation in Calgary. Now there’s even stronger reason for their aspirational “forecasting” to be actualized, thanks to a new endowment fund designed to fuel social innovation, says Daniel Overall.Read more...
Nova Scotia Co-operative Council embraces non-co-operative social enterprises
Added on: March 7, 2014
Three social enterprises in Nova Scotia have been selected as the top winners of the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council’s Social Enterprise Innovation Competition.Read more...
New V Prize aims to boost social-impact employment in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside
Added on: March 5, 2014
Olla Urban Flower Project, a flower social enterprise in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, satisfactorily piloted a new program designed to boost social-impact employment in the area.Read more...