East End Food Co-op Board Recruitment Call-Out

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Hello all, Please take a moment to read about our food co-op’s call-out for the Board of Directors and consider applying or sharing it with your networks. Thank you! In this pivotal moment of the store’s 38-year history, the East End Food Co-operative (EEFC) is excited to seek nominations for new board members. About the … Continued

Realize Opportunity – Building BC’s Social Economy: A Better Future Together

Realize Opportunity Building BC’s Social Economy: A Better Future Together  Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue October 7-8, 2013   Realize Opportunity will explore the role of BC’s social economy sector as a contributor to jobs and economic development, and will also explore opportunities for partnerships with the Province and the private sector. Bringing together … Continued

Does local ownership matter? A presentation by Michael Shuman

Michael H. Shuman is an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and a Fellow at the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE), Cutting Edge Capital, and Post-Carbon Institute. He is one of the world’s leading experts on community economics.  He makes a compelling case for focussing limited economic development resources on building local living economies.  … Continued

At Terminal City Glass Co-op, badass blowtorches fire up art

By Andrea Warner, November 15, 2012 A block off the sketchy north end of Clark Drive, tucked into a relatively untouched pocket of Vancouver’s industrial history, Terminal City Glass Co-op is situated in a large ground-floor suite of the Mergatroid Building. Outside, it’s cold, wet, and dark; the streets are empty save for the occasional semi truck. … Continued

Next enp Grant Deadline is November 15, 2012

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Next enp Grant Deadline is November 15, 2012 Applying for an enp-BC Grant? Please review eligibility criteria and guidelines before applying. enp Grant Application Form (Fill in the blank WORD format) View our most recent grant recipients or highlights from the past 15 years. Applications may be delivered in hard copy or soft copy by … Continued

CCS Innovation Hub Social Venture Incubator Program

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CCS Innovation Hub Social Venture Incubator Program WHAT: Info session for social ventures interested in our new Incubator ProgramWHERE: The HiVE, 128 West Hastings, Suite 210 WHEN: Wednesday October 24, 2012, from 6:30-8:00pmREGISTRATION: Please register in advance.   The Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub is a new incubator program for social ventures recently launched by ISIS. Applications are now open for the first group … Continued

Cities as Communities: Regenerative Community Design

Date/TimeDate(s) – Aug 237:00 pm – 9:30 pm LocationMary Winspear Centre 2243 Beacon Avenue Sidney, Victoria, BC V8L 1W9   Regenerative Community Design with Mark Lakeman, Starhawk, Jack Anderson, & Brandy Gallagher Join us as we explore the remarkable work that Mark Lakeman and his organization have done in Portland to transform city areas into vibrant … Continued

PeerNetBC: Fall Workshop offerings

News It’s that time of year again…we’re gearing up for our new Fall Line Up of courses here at PeerNetBC and wondering if you want to strengthen your facilitation skills. We’ve rejuvenated and restructured the curriculum which targets the participant needs in a way it didn’t before. They are more aligned with Peer Support Principles … Continued