sector is a driver of the economy with over 55,000 organizations creating $50
billion in economic impact for the province, and employing 600,000 people. The
nonprofit sector is a key way for Ontarians to help shape their province.
The Centre for Social Innovation recently hosted Turnout Toronto - a civic engagement fair for citizens looking
for ways to get involved in their city. Hundreds of Torontonians showed up to learn how to make Toronto even greater, and to share their ideas on how to bring on
The New Year is often a time when you tell
yourself you’ll eat less cake, play more, and work less. For real this time.
But we know we’re going to eat plenty of cake and work hard. We’ll just make
sure our work feels more like play.
2013 has been a wild ride. One year ago, we had just opened a pop-up
space in suite 325 in the Starrett-Lehigh building in NYC, and we were starting to host a few events. We were
working day and night to make CSI Starrett-Lehigh a success but some pressing
questions hung over our heads: Would we secure the resources we needed
to operate? Would the construction go according to plan? Would the
design vision come together? And, most of all: Would anyone actually
The B Corp community in Canada believes that where we spend our shopping dollars matters, and we're convinced that better businesses make better gifts. In an effort to help jump-start (or wrap-up) your holiday shopping this season, we've put together a collection of some of our favourite "better" businesses (see below). Some are B Corps. Others are based out of the Centre For Social Innovation in Toronto. A few others are free-agents bringing their own kind of impact to your holiday "to-do" list.