Policies and Programs

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If you knew a way to save money while helping a young person clamber over multiple barriers into the job market, would you do it? It sounds like a no brainer!Québec has been learning how to do it for...
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SummaryWhat sets Quebec's training businesses apart is their combination of labour market integration with genuine, nonprofit enterprise. In the course of being trained to turn out quality goods and...
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RésuméDotées d’une mission d’insertion sociale, les entreprises d'insertion du Québec se distinguent par la cohabitation de la formation, de l’accompagnement et d'une activité économique sans but...
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RésuméL’infrastructure, c’est tout ce qui permet à l’entreprise sociale de mélanger jour après jour les valeurs d’affaires avec les valeurs sociales : le leadership communautaire et l’implication,...
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SummaryInfrastructure is everything that enables a social enterprise day after day to blend business values with social values: community leadership and engagement, supportive public policy, and...
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The story of social enterprise development in British Columbia is an interesting one. It's a bit like people building a jigsaw puzzle - not with a box they took off a shelf with a picture on the lid...
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The Development Wheel Project applied a best practice tool - the Development Wheel - to training, support, and network building in B.C. and Francophone Ontario 2006 - 2008 in order to answer three...
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"Social enterprise" is not a legal expression in Canada. No "Social Enterprise Act" or regulation defines it or gives it a specific structure, abilities, and limitations. Without that, social...
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Intentionally or not, every decision to purchase causes not one, but multiple transactions, like ripples in a pond. "Purposeful purchasing" occurs when we make those decisions to achieve specific...
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Le projet de la Roue du développement n'a pas essayé de lancer des entreprises sociales. Il était plutôt occupé à créer une infrastructure qui leur est favorable : les organisations et les politiques...