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Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise 2017: Registration now open!

The Social Enterprise Council of Canada, in partnership with CCEDNET Manitoba, is pleased to announce the sixth national conference on social enterprise to be held in Winnipeg from May 10-12, 2017. CCSE 2017: A National Learning Exchange May 10-12, 2017.

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Social Enterprise Reflections: 2015 Hope and 2016 Challenges…

Pollster Doug Miller in his recently published book, “Can the World be Wrong?” predicts social enterprise ‘as the next big thing’ as we face “the ever-increasing pressure on business to act better in society’s interest…”[1] His prediction just might be

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‘Tis the season to buy social

The Social Enterprise Council of Canada invites you to consider buying your gifts this holiday season from a social enterprise in your community. Across the country, there are ways to find social enterprises through directories and links. In the coming

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Social Enterprise Learning Opportunities: Free Webinar Series

Measuring Impact for Employment Social Enterprises If your social enterprise offers employment to people with barriers, find out how TEF has used the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework for 15 years to measure success for a variety of business models. Anne Jamieson

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Join the movement to promote social enterprise in Canada. Click on the Membership tab above for more information.
SECC Social Enterprise Definition
Social enterprises are community-based businesses that sell goods or services in the market place to achieve a social, cultural and/or environmental purpose; they reinvest their profits to maximize their social mission.
SECC Vision, Mission, and Goal

We envision vibrant community-based social enterprises successfully contributing to creating healthy communities.

Our Mission is to convene, inform and influence community-based social enterprises and their key stakeholders.

Our strategic goal is to insure social enterprises have a supportive ecosystem that:

· Enhances Their Business Skills
· Assures Access To Capital
· Creates Market Opportunities
· Recognizes Their Impact
· Provides Supportive Legislation And Regulations

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