Understanding the Social Economy

To illustrate the Social Economy in Canada, the Canadian Social Economy Hub has created various educational resources.

"Resource List for Developing an Understanding of the Social Economy in the Canadian Context"

We have also compiled a collection of case studies into a booklet called "Building and Strengthening Communities Through the Social Economy". Download the PDF (1Mb) booklet. ENcover

The Social Economy in Canada contributes to public policy priorities in such areas as:
  • Aboriginal Development
  • Crime and Public Safety
  • Immigrant Integration
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Affordable Housing
  • Rural Development
  • Inner City Revival
  • Child Care
  • Agriculture and Food Security
The following organizations provide some examples of the Social Economy at work.

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