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Podcast of Telelearning Session 12 now available!

Thank you to all who participated in our most recent telelearning session, especially to our featured speakers Julie Drolet and Nanci Lee for their presentations!

For more information, please click below:


Social Economy Stories: Perspectives from Practitioners and Acteurs

The Social Economy Stories Project

The blending of social and economic objectives is taking root across the world as the best means to replace dependency and exclusion with self-determination and self-sufficiency.

The Social Economy stories are designed to provide practitioners' perspectives on what the Social Economy means to them and their communities.

ANSER Conference 2009


MAY 26 – 29, 2009

Carleton University, Ottawa, ON

Tue, 05/26/2009

The legal structure of social enterprise in Canada

Now available from the BC Centre for Social Enterprise: Legislative Innovations and Social Enterprise: Structural Lessons for Canada, a paper outlining the potential for a "Made in Canada" legal form for social enterprise, inspired by the UK and US structures, and informed by gaps in the Canadian legal landscape.


CSERP at the World Social Forum

January 27 to February 1, 2009 - CSEHub co-director Rupert Downing journeyed to the Brazilian city of Belém to take part in the ninth World Social Forum, a conference that promotes alternative answers to world economic problems.


Food Security: Speakers' Event and Webcast

The Social Economy Centre (OISE/UT) Presents

Food Security

Debbie Field
Food Share


Michael Oliphant
Daily Bread Food Bank


Lorie Stahlbrand
Local Plus

Wed, 04/01/2009


The Canadian Social Economy Hub (CSEHub) is inviting proposals for research scholarships, from students and young practitioners (under 30 years of age*) working in the Social Economy. This scholarship program is intended to promote original research by “emerging leaders” in the Social Economy that will advance knowledge for the sector, and advance the capacity of successful candidates to further strengthen the Social Economy in their academic and practitioner sectors.

February 2009 ECO-SOC INFO

The February ECO-SOC INFO bulletin of The Canada Research Chair on Social Economy is now available on its website!

To read it, click here!

Lindsay Kearns

lindsayonair.jpgCSEHub Knowledge Mobilization
Lindsay Kearns was first hired as a Work Study student to maintain the CSEHub contact database in October of 2006. Since then, her job has expanded to include tasks such as composing the CSEHub E-Bulletin, maintaining the CSEHub website, publishing the Occasional Papers Series, and producing CSEHub's new Researcher of the Month sessions.

Vivian McCormick

vivian_mckormick.jpgAdministration, Canadian Social Economy Hub