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- Communities across Canada are embracing a living wage

4 November 2014 - 3:53pm -- Mary Katharine Ross

Living Wage Canada LogoNovember 2-8, 2014 is Living Wage Week in Canada and the UK - the livinig wage is a global movement. Thirty cities in four provinces have engaged in local discussions on how to create living wage communities. 

In Canada today, more than 1.8 million employed people don’t earn enough at their jobs to pull themselves and their families above the poverty line: they are working and poor.  Paying employees a living wage can change that for millions of Canadians and employers in about 30 cities are set to do just that.

 

 

 

 

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Laughing Allowed! The Slapstick World of Neighbourhood Activism

21 October 2014 - 3:10pm -- Mary Katharine Ross

It’s great when neighbours unite and work hard to make their community better, but sometimes there are bumps in the road to getting there.

Laughing Allowed! is a physical comedy show about the bumps.

A dozen people who shared both an interest in their neighbourhood and a quirky sense of humour came together with a question: Could they turn their experiences of the ups and downs of neighbourhood leadership, activism and volunteering into physical comedy sketches?

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- Just Released: Pathways to Success for Youth in BC’s Capital Region: The Power and Potential of Social Enterprise

7 October 2014 - 2:57pm -- Mary Katharine Ross

Pathways to Success for Youth in BC’s Capital Region: The Power and Potential of Social EnterpriseBC Centre for Employment Excellence has recently released the report: ‘Pathways to Success for Youth in BC’s Capital Region: The Power and P

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AGM just a week away - September 24th

17 September 2014 - 3:35pm -- Mary Katharine Ross

REGISTRATION REMINDERAGM

2014 Annual General Meeting of the
COMMUNITY SOCIAL PLANNING COUNCIL

Wed, September 24, 2014 | 11:30am to 1:30pm
Burnside Gorge Community Centre - Activity Room
Please register now: http://bit.ly/cspc_agm_2014
 

 


OTHER EVENTS COMING UP QUICKLY

September 25 - AN EVENING WITH RANKIN MACSWEEN

 

October 2-3 - FROM CHARITY TO SOCIAL JUSTICE: ADDRESSING CHILD AND FAMILY POVERTY

 

October 16 - FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

 

 
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CIF How-to Guide

26 August 2014 - 3:19pm -- Mary Katharine Ross

Interested in starting a Community Investment Fund?  Read our How-to Guide where we share our learnings and experience starting up the Vancouver Island Community Investment Co-operative.

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