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Healthcare in Ontario: Drummond Report to drive drastic reforms

The Drummond report highlights the exploding healthcare expenditures in Ontario. It makes over 105 recommendations to help restrain healthcare expenditures while improving health outcomes. Continue reading

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Social Enterprises as engines of economic and social development: Groupe Convex

Since Groupe Convex was created around 2004, it has been an engine of social and economic development in this small town of 11,000. Through a series of partnerships and entrepreneurial ventures, they have created nine different companies that employ over 110 individuals who would otherwise be out of work. Continue reading

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An unexpected summer chat in my backyard: Talking about social innovation with an Ontario member of parliament!

A few days ago as I was working in my backyard when my provincial member of parliament paid me an unexpected visit as part of a pre-electoral effort to meet his constituents. We spoke only briefly but I was able to ask him about Ontario’s commitment to social innovation and he showed an impressive mastery of the topic. Continue reading

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Social innovation: Ontario releases strategy for the not-for-profit sector

Tweet The news that Ontario was launching a strategy to strengthen its partnership with the not-for-profit (NFP) was met with enthusiasm yesterday. The strategy includes a commitment to invest in social innovation- a very positive step for the sector! The report … Continue reading

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