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North Cowichan and Sustainability Solutions Group win 2013 Climate & Energy Action Award

For release: 18th September 2013 Contact: Petronella Tyson,

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BALTA: Webinar with Elizabeth Sheehan from Climate Smart

Elizabeth Sheehan, the co-founding champion and now president of Climate Smart Business Inc , is leading an exciting webinar on the evolution and scaling of a unique community based approach to carbon reduction.  Organized as a B-Corp which blends non-profit and private ownership, Climate Smart is a social enterprise focused on engaging small and mid–size businesses to reduce their carbon foot print through energy, waste and transportation efficiencies.  Their story from idea to prototype to piloting their package of services is joined up with a remarkable scaling of their carbon reduction

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CED Study Bursaries are Available!

$1000 community economic development bursary
Deadline to apply: December 14, 2009

The Canadian CED Network, Coast Capital Savings and the Vancity Community Foundation are pleased to announce applications are being accepted for $1000 bursaries to enroll in Simon Fraser University's Certificate Program for Community Economic Development.

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Credit Unions in BC Win Awards for Innovation


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