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July 21, 2010- Hook-and-line co-op aims to save fishermen's livelihood

From Globe and Mail, by Oliver Moore Globe and Mail, July 21, 2010

Back in the early 1990s, Orlie Dixon remembers earning about $1 a pound for gutted haddock.
It wasn’t a bad wage then. But nearly two decades later, with costs rising as the fleet goes farther and farther out, he’s still getting about the same.

July 12, 2010- Canadian student founds Ghana-based social enterprise

July 12, 2010- The Globe and Mail

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Maryanne Mathias is the owner of Osei-Duro Clothing and a 2010 ACE Student Entrepreneur British Columbia Champion. 

She is a full time MBA student at UBC.
Osei-Duro is a company dedicated to creating socially responsible and sustainable clothing. The company provides employment opportunities and job training to women in West Africa.

July 12, 2010- Dragon walk proves major SUCCESS in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, July 11 (Xinhua) -- The SUCCESS Foundation is often one of the first groups coming on the radar of thousands of new immigrants to Canada each year -- officially about 250,000 -- particularly Asian newcomers.
Vancouver's Chinese community, as well as others from all walks of life, demonstrated their appreciation for the group Sunday when more than 10,000 people turned up at the Stanley Park for the 25th anniversary of the SUCCESS Walk with the Dragon event.

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July 7, 2010- Wealthier is not necessarily Healthier: study

The Sydney Herald.
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The suggestion by one of President Barack Obama's key economic advisers that wealthier nations are also healthier is not necessarily true, according to a team of British social scientists.

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July 6, 2010- How about Owning just Part of your Home?, Monte Paulson

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Among the most counter-intuitive components of Vancouver's affordable housing conundrum is this: High housing prices have pushed hundreds of millions of dollars of ready money on to the sidelines.

July 5, 2010- Affordable Homes: Is a Co-op in your future?, Monte Paulson

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Vancouver is among the least affordable housing markets in the world, according to a report by the Frontier Centre for Public Policy.
That hardly comes as news to Vancouver families trapped between rents they can barely afford and the increasingly unobtainable dream of home ownership.

June 7, 2010- Building the triple bottom line

Building the triple bottom line

People-centred economy values people and planet as highly as profit.
by Penney Kome

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