CSI Community Buzz http://socialinnovation.ca/innovation/csi-buzz en Together we will elect Canada's environmental leaders http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/together-we-will-elect-canadas-environmental-leaders <p>We want to tell you about a new partnership CSI has with GreenPAC, a fresh, non-partisan organization that will make environmental concerns politically relevant by recruiting, nominating, electing and supporting environmental champions.</p><p>In the 2015 federal election, we are asking you to support environmental candidates across the country. GreenPAC’s expert panel will endorse candidates across the country and party lines so that regardless of the outcome of the election there will be parliamentarians who will put the environment first.</p><p><a href="http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/together-we-will-elect-canadas-environmental-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/together-we-will-elect-canadas-environmental-leaders#comments Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:56:41 +0000 27567 at http://socialinnovation.ca Apply to be in Philanthropitch 2015 http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/apply-be-philanthropitch-2015 <p>Philanthropitch is the Pitch Competition for Charities, Non-Profits and For Profit Social Enterprises Wanting to Make a Social Impact taking place June 2nd at MaRS!</p><p><a href="http://www.philanthropitch.ca/">Apply Now! Deadline is May 8, 2015!</a></p><p>Philanthropitch mission is to: (i) help seed and support social change in a transformative way; and (ii) be a catalyst for your social enterprise venture to reach one or more social impact goals outlined in the Toronto Foundation's Toronto's Vital Signs® Report.</p><p><a href="http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/apply-be-philanthropitch-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/apply-be-philanthropitch-2015#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:30:40 +0000 26998 at http://socialinnovation.ca Attend Philanthropitch 2015 http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/attend-philanthropitch-2015 <p>Philanthropitch is a start-up pitch style competition for grant award funds for community non-profits, charities and social enterprises operating in the GTA. The competition came about as a result of a multi-stakeholder and venture philanthropy organizations meeting last year. The group believed that it could increase its impact, and improve the grant award process tremendously by working together as an example of collective impact at work.</p><p><a href="http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/attend-philanthropitch-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/attend-philanthropitch-2015#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:21:19 +0000 27000 at http://socialinnovation.ca Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards now accepting nominations http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/prime-ministers-volunteer-awards-now-accepting-nominations <p>To mark National Volunteer Week, the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada, is announcing the launch of the call for nominations for this year’s Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards.</p><p>Through these Awards, all Canadians have the opportunity to recognize the accomplishments of deserving individuals, businesses and not-for profit organizations that are volunteering their time and making a difference in their communities. Nominations will be accepted until June 30, 2015.</p><p><a href="http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/prime-ministers-volunteer-awards-now-accepting-nominations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/prime-ministers-volunteer-awards-now-accepting-nominations#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:54:57 +0000 26908 at http://socialinnovation.ca Help Kickstart a TV series inspired by CSI! http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/help-kickstart-tv-series-inspired-csi <div class="userContentWrapper aboveUnitContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}"> <div class="_wk mbm"> <div id="id_5457b27758dd97333070699" class="text_exposed_root text_exposed">I want to share a bit about my passion project, which is heavily inspired by CSI and my work and travels in conflict zones. My girlfriend and I have this crazy idea: We want to create a TV travel show in which we spend time with people affe<span class="text_exposed_show">cted by social and environmental challenges and meet the entrepreneurs and innovators working on solutions.</span></div></div></div><p><a href="http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/help-kickstart-tv-series-inspired-csi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/help-kickstart-tv-series-inspired-csi#comments Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:34:41 +0000 Barnabe Geis 25950 at http://socialinnovation.ca Buzz Test http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/buzz-test <p>Hello World</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:23:11 +0000 Naomi Freeman 25547 at http://socialinnovation.ca Buzz Test 5 http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/buzz-test-5 <p>Hello world</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:07:25 +0000 Naomi Freeman 25513 at http://socialinnovation.ca Buzz Test 4 http://socialinnovation.ca/community/csi-buzz/buzz-test-4 Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:22:06 +0000 Naomi Freeman 25511 at http://socialinnovation.ca Buzz Test 3 http://socialinnovation.ca/community/csi-buzz/buzz-test-3 <p>Where is the Buzz going?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/buzz-test-3" title="http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/buzz-test-3">http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/buzz-test-3</a></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:09:31 +0000 Naomi Freeman 25510 at http://socialinnovation.ca Clone of Stewardly Launches Project to Re-inject a Million Hours a Year into Medical Research http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/clone-of-stewardly-launches-project-re-inject-million-hours-year-into-medical-researc <p>Stewardly is pleased to announce the launch of <strong>"One Million Hours: Shorter Research for Longer Lives"</strong>, a major crowdfunding campaign to fund a project which will permanently remove a million hours a year from the medical research process. Research done in less time and for less cost means that medical innovations reach you and me faster and more affordably.</p> <p>To find out more about this project, visit <a title="One Million Hours: Shorter Research for Longer Lives" href="http://www.onemillionhours.ca/" target="_blank">http://www.onemillionhours.ca/</a>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/clone-of-stewardly-launches-project-re-inject-million-hours-year-into-medical-researc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/clone-of-stewardly-launches-project-re-inject-million-hours-year-into-medical-researc#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:02:54 +0000 Naomi Freeman 25509 at http://socialinnovation.ca Buzz Test 2 http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/buzz-test-2 <p>Knock knock</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:47:18 +0000 Naomi Freeman 25508 at http://socialinnovation.ca Learn Ruby on Rails in Paradise http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/learn-ruby-rails-paradise <div>Developing for the web goes beyond HTML and CSS. CSI members are eligible for substantial discounts on a fantastic technology bootcamp in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>You'll go from HTML/CSS basics to Web Application Developer in just 9 weeks: CSI alumni Peter Wall and Steve Munroe run Hubud, a co-working space in Bali, and have partnered with Ruby on the Beach, a Toronto-based bootcamp company, to create a really life-changing experience. If you've ever considered learning to program, this is the time and the place to do it. Program starts in September.</div><p><a href="http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/learn-ruby-rails-paradise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://socialinnovation.ca/community/buzz/learn-ruby-rails-paradise#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:13:47 +0000 Naomi Freeman 25507 at http://socialinnovation.ca