Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Considering Social Enterprise in Canada

An Industry Canada paper, The Government of Canada Community Futures Program defined a social enterprise as a:
business producing goods and services for the market economy, but they manage their operations and redirect their surpluses in pursuit of social, environmental and community goals. Typically, social economy enterprises grow out of community economic development strategies involving citizens, governments, the voluntary sector, business, learning institutions and other partners.”

With the federal Liberal caucus meeting this week in Vancouver, we thought to ask each of the Liberal leadership candidates their thoughts on the opportunity for Social Enterprise in Canada.

Our question:

Under your leadership, how would the Liberal Party of Canada contribute to the growth of Social Enterprise in Canada?

We'll keep you posted on what we hear from Michael Ignatieff, Bob Rae, Joe Volpe, Gerard Kennedy, Martha Hall Findlay, Scott Brison, Ken Dryden, Carolyn Bennett, and Hedy Fry.

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