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It’s a sad case. In Vancouver a 50-foot lot on the west side with a single family home was only $1.2 million a year ago. Today it is $1.65 million. For the somewhat less pricey average two story...
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Declining enrolment. Low property values. “For lease” signs in shop windows. These are such common sights in rural parts, it’s a relief to hear about a place that is beating the macro-trends. When...
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Among nonprofit organizations in Canada, there’s few bigger successes than Momentum, in Calgary. With an annual revenue of over $5m, and 18 programs serving 4700 clients per year (most of them living...
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SummaryAs a Not-for-Profit or Social Enterprise, are you looking for ways to mobilize capital, to diversify your sources of revenue and/or to raise money?In this presentation we will explore Social...
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SummaryUnlike a private business, a nonprofit usually incurs expenses after it secures revenue. Without that revenue, even the best ideas can’t go forward. What’s more, most revenue must be used as...
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Summary:Year by year, exclusive forms of ownership concentrate wealth in the hands of a few at the expense of the many. Year by year, the public debt load rises and private citizens suffer the...
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Summary:Researchers and co-operators have developed a novel way to make housing more affordable in the United Kingdom. The Mutual Home Ownership Society (MHOS) combines the advantages of three...
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SummaryEven when people’s intentions are good and mineral prices are high, it is neither simple nor straightforward to generate lasting benefits for local communities from a mine. That takes careful...
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Summary:The price of housing has now risen so high in many places that even professionals cannot afford to live in the same community as they work in. Yet as the crisis deepens, the ability and the...
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SummarySangudo, Alberta used to have many things in common with other rural towns: retiring shop owners, boarded-up shops, youth exodus, and resignation to its fate. Things are turning around in...