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An Open Letter to the Non-Profit Sector: Let’s Build the Community of our Dreams

News, Next Economy
We feel comfortable and safe where we feel at home. And it is precisely that image - the safety of home - that I want to evoke to my nonprofit friends when I ask you: come home to CSI. Let us welcome you into our warm, brick-and-beam communities.
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Get 60% Off The Office of the Week: Annex #309

News, Spaces
Looking for a private office for your team? Move into CSI Annex #309 and get up to 60% off your first six months of rent! This offer is only available until October 31, 2020.

MakeRoom creates space for artists at CSI (and beyond)!

Member Stories
MakeRoom Inc’s Space Project enables artists to submit their work to an online platform which then gets projected on to partner gallery windows at night. CSI is thrilled to have recently become one of the venues for this project! We love seeing our windows come alive with art at night.

Get 50% Off The Office of the Week: Spadina #412

News, Spaces
[NOTE: This office is no longer available.] Looking for a private office for your small team? Move into CSI Spadina #412 and get 50% off your first month of rent!

Making social change and having fun doing it

Next Economy, Staff
Our CEO Tonya Surman spoke at the 2020 Creative Bureaucracy Festival: “I like to try new things out and give things a shot and have as much wonderful people around me as possible co-creating these ideas and solutions because I guess we never really figured out that we couldn’t.”

Moving at the Speed of Trust: A Conversation with Cat Abreu

Climate Ventures, Events
Internationally-recognized climate justice campaigner Cat Abreu joined us for a conversation about climate justice, the evolution of the climate movement, and how strong, long-term relationships are the basis for change.

Get 50% Off The Office of the Week: Spadina 407

News, Spaces
[NOTE: This office is no longer available.] Looking for a private office for your team? Move into CSI Spadina #407 and get up to 50% off your first three months of rent!

Win a year of free access to Awake Labs!

Member Stories
We talked to Awake Labs last spring, learning about their work helping adults who have an intellectual disability manage their daily stresses. Their mobile and wearable apps measure stress in real-time and send an alert for more timely, effective mental health support.

CSI member Brett Matthews makes sure digital currency leaves no one behind

Member Stories
In most countries — Canada included! — our currency is easily differentiated by things like the colour and artwork of each bill or coin. But as the world moves away from cash and towards digital transactions, we are leaving behind approximately one billion illiterate and and innumerate (otherwise known as ‘oral’) adults who can’t read or write numbers.

Get 50% Off The Office of the Week: Annex 304

News, Spaces
[NOTE: This offer is no longer available.] Looking for a private office for your team? Move into CSI Annex #304 and get up to 50% off your first six months of rent!
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