Social Enterprise

Resource
To reconnect their way of life to a local food supply and to the land itself, young residents of a northern town are building an organic market garden with assistance from the Community Futures...
Resource
Québec City and Montréal have a magnetic appeal to the young people of Portneuf Regional Municipality. Nothing new there. What is new is how the youth-led JeunEssor has become a spearhead (not a...
Resource
Many 21st century dilemmas will defy small-scale solutions. Here's a way to link construction training for youth@risk with national and local sources of development finance to build affordable...
Resource
It's a social entrepreneur's dream come true. Stonyfield Farm has blended economic with social and environmental goals, shaping and responding to consumers' demand for organic foods. The business,...
Resource
Like any business, a nonprofit enterprise attends to the key issue of expenditure versus income, not in order to maximize profit, but to achieve surpluses that will make it possible to continue...
Resource
Community Ownership Solutions channels charitable funds into businesses that create quality jobs and management opportunities for low-income Manitobans, and superior work for their customers. By...
i4 eJournal Article
Prior to 2008, Chris' speciality was holding up gas stations (with an unloaded revolver). Now, after 18 months retrofitting public housing for BUILD in Winnipeg, he's a Level One Carpenter.BUILD is a...