Calling Canada’s Post-Secondary Institutions
The Trico Charitable Foundation is inviting Canadian post-secondary institutions to apply to undertake case studies on its Social EnterPrize recipients. In total, five social enterprises will be studied: three Vancouver-based organizations: The Cleaning Solution, Mission Possible, & Potluck Cafe; one Hawkesbury, Ontario-based organization: Groupe Convex Prescott-Russell; and one Calgary-based organization: Women In Need Society [WINS].
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A recap of the premier international event for advancing entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. Our blog includes “Potpourri of Insights” and “Three Key Pillars (The Skoll Awards, Al Gore Keynote, Discussion on The Future of Social Impact and Entrepreneurship Education)”.read more
The ABSI Connect Fellows formed in August 2015. Every aspect of the Fellowship embodied the spirit of the collective action and intent that inspired this experiment. The ABSI Connect Fellows are a timely experiment crafted in response to an emergent need, opportunity, and collective interest for social innovation in Alberta.read more
Mount Royal University (MRU) alumni Paisley Dressler is a leading example of a social entrepreneur who is making a difference internationally. Graduating in 2015 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with a minor in social innovation and non-profit management, Paisley is the now the Operations Director of her social venture Project STOKE.read more
There are a growing number of events connected to social entrepreneurship. Many of them happen in our home city, demonstrating what an incredible hub of activity Calgary is. The Trico Foundation team is pleased to attend many of them and wish we could attend more. This list from the last 30 days is our attempt to thank the hosts of these events and help get the word out about their great work.read more