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Registration for the sixth Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise is now open

The Social Enterprise Council of Canada welcomes you to join us in Winnipeg from May 10-12, 2017 to attend a conference of social entrepreneurs, progressive non-profits, and social enterprise support organizations, funders and policy makers. Full information about the conference

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Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise 2017

The Social Enterprise Council of Canada, in partnership with CCEDNET Manitoba, is pleased to announce the sixth national conference on social enterprise to be held in Winnipeg from May 10-12, 2017. CCSE 2017: A National Learning Exchange May 10-12, 2017.

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National Conference on Social Enterprise supporting Mental Health

Discovering Hidden Talent: A National Forum for Social Businesses Employing People with Mental Health Challenges _______ The Mental Health Commission of Canada presents a free, one-day, interactive forum on practical tools and resources and innovative practices that promote employment of

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Become a member of SECC. Help shape the face of social entrepreneurship.

The Social Enterprise Council of Canada is delighted to be hosting more than 350 delegates in London Ontario to share stories of social enterprise from across the country. From social finance to social procurement, the discussions are vibrant, and there

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Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise 2015

The Social Enterprise Council of Canada is pleased to partner with Pillar Non Profit in London, Ontario to present the Fifth Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise. You are invited to join hundreds of existing and prospective social enterprise operators from

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SECC is now a federally incorporated non profit

As of July 2, 2014, the Social Enterprise Council of Canada became an incorporated organization. The Council has been working as an informal, but well organized group of social enterprise practitioners, consultants and promoters since 2007. In that time the

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SECC Social Enterprise Definition
Social enterprises are community-based businesses that sell goods or services in the market place to achieve a social, cultural and/or environmental purpose; they reinvest their profits to maximize their social mission.
SECC Vision, Mission, and Goal
We envision vibrant community-based social enterprises successfully contributing to creating healthy communities. Our Mission is to convene, inform and influence community-based social enterprises and their key stakeholders. Our strategic goal is to insure social enterprises have a supportive ecosystem that: · Enhances Their Business Skills · Assures Access To Capital · Creates Market Opportunities · Recognizes Their Impact · Provides Supportive Legislation And Regulations