CSI Hosts Election Debates, Candidates Discuss Climate, Social Enterprise
CSI hosted a hybrid virtual/in person debate at each of its locations ahead of the June 2 provincial election, and invited candidates from all four major political parties to participate.
A Successful Post-Pandemic Recovery Requires Grief-Informed Business Leaders
As we continue to live with COVID-19, employers must recognize that people bring their whole selves to work. Maria Vassiliou writes about how organizations are on the cusp of a grief crisis, and how their response can create an economy that is more equitable, sustainable, and prosperous for all.
Young People Are the Largest Voting Group. Will They Decide the Election?
Young people are known for online activism and grassroots organizing. Will that translate to the polls? CSI Member Future Majority explains what’s at stake and how “house parties” could increase youth voter turnout.
What Our Members are Reading to Make An Informed Vote
We asked what our members are reading (and writing) to make an informed vote in the lead-up to the election. From housing to health to climate, here’s what some of them had to share.
Building Inclusion From the Ground Up: A Next Economy Conversation with Kalen Taylor
For our latest Next Economy Conversation, Kalen Taylor discusses how they are “building circular systems from the ground up,” integrating affordable housing, employee social enterprise, food systems, and social finance into their multi-pronged approach to building the Next Economy.
After 16 Months, the CSI Team is Taking A Moment To Breathe
It’s been an overwhelming year and a half, to say the least. That’s why, from July 19 to August 13, the CSI staff team is taking time to recharge and reflect before we reopen (when it’s safe to do so).
Celebrating National Indigenous History Month
To celebrate National Indigenous History Month, here are some of our favourite stories of Indigenous-led innovation from the last year, as well as a spotlight on a few of CSI’s Members and Alumni.
Next Economy Primer: Employment Social Enterprises
In the lead up to our Next Economy Conversation with Kalen Taylor on June 24, we’re explaining all things employment social enterprises so you can enter the conversation in the know. Building the Next Economy requires all of us. Here’s the breakdown before we build.