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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  • Scaling for different models: Partnerships and social procurement

    Added on: August 26, 2014

    Ottawa-based non-profit Causeway Work Centre stands in the unique position of operating four different social enterprises: Krackers Katering, lawn and yard maintenance company Good Natured Groundskeeping, bike refurbishing and resale business Cycle Salvation, and bike share program RightBike.

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  • New thought leadership on building enterprises for meaningful contribution

    Added on: August 21, 2014

    Three resources released in 2014 offer insight on building enterprises that contribute to society in a way that is meaningful to all stakeholders, including the enterprise. Though not necessarily geared to social enterprises, the thought leadership offered in these publications certainly applies to them as wel. Each resource includes tangible take-aways.

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  • Pathways to scaling what works

    Added on: August 20, 2014

    “How do we … begin to have impact at a scale that’s commensurate with the need?”

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