Social Enterprise

Three New eBooks from the Canadian Social Economy Hub

The Canadian Social Economy Hub has produced three final publications building on the results of the national, 6-year research program.  

Download FREE pdf or epub (for e-readers) versions of the e-books below.  

Febraury 2, 2010 - Where purpose trumps profit

Feb 2, 2010,
by Stuart Laidlaw
For the complete article click here.

Most businesses do all they can to keep good employees for as long as possible. But at the Phoenix Print Shop, they can't get them out the door fast enough.

"We work closely with most of them to find work elsewhere," says Andrew Macdonald, general manager of Eva's Phoenix youth shelter.

January 18, 2010- Throwaways recycle lives at B.C. nonprofit

United We Can, a Vancouver, B.C., nonprofit, helps homeless and low-income people to be productive, while cleaning up destitute neighborhoods and promoting recycling.

By Kristi Heim- Seattle Times business reporter

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January 11, 2010 – Aboriginal Social Enterprise: Hopeful alternatives

Manon Barbeau has a simple dream: giving young people from First Nations communities an opportunity to express themselves using video and music, promoting a sense of healing, empowerment, and community engagement. A filmmaker, Barbeau has always been passionate about creating movies that give voice to those who need it most. A powerful means of communication, films are an outlet like no other.

Canada's first magazine dedicated to social enterprise

tuesday, december 15, 2009

Announcing Canada’s first magazine dedicated to social enterprise
We’re excited to announce the launch of SEE Change Magazine in early 2010. With a mission to inform, inspire and educate, SEE Change will be the first publication in the country devoted to social enterprise and entrepreneurship.

Each issue will contain a mix of important news and information about social enterprise and social innovation in Canada, opinions and commentary, expert advice, and engaging features that will get people thinking, talking, moving…and changing.