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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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Click here to buy your copy of The Resilience Imperative: Co-operative Transitions to a Steady-State Economy! Price: $26.95. (For a synopsis of the contents, download the flyer from the blue box at...
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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 U.S. debt crisis is a reminder to all of us that our economic lives are very much at the mercy of an unpredictable, tenuous, global system built around debt. National and international...
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SummaryIt’s an impressive accomplishment. In 15 years Québec has witnessed the launch of more than 50 health services co-operatives, of which about 40 are active. They aren’t confined to rural areas...
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It’s that time of year for outdoor pursuits and gardening – in spite of our cooler weather! Transition Towns are playing an active part in strengthening local food awareness, access and self-reliance...
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In many respects, Canada’s health care system is in crisis. Access to care, long waiting lists for treatment, unnecessary illness, deaths, and error are matters of rising public concern in most, if...
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An excellent publication of the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA), Working Together for Local Food explains how Canadians are currently using the co-operative model to meet the challenges of...