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Jan 06 2016

HireUp Featured in Strategy Magazine

A job board for homeless youth Impakt, Home Depot and Workopolis partner to create a long-term solution to youth homelessness.   Social responsibility agency and B Corp. Impakt has partnered with Home Depot and Workopolis to create HireUp, a national job board geared towards helping homeless youth find...

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Jan 06 2016

Is Corporate Social Responsibility Extinct?

We love the article below, which highlights how doing good is becoming indivisible from business activities. CSR no longer exists in the way it used to. CSR, as it has been known, is an extension of a business or corporation, present but separate.   In toady’s ever...

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Dec 22 2015

The Rise of the Social Enterprise

CEOs around the world are endorsing the creation of social change through starting businesses. In the video below, AOL founder Steve Case discusses the rise in the creation of social enterprises. These businesses are solving social problems, while at the same time creating jobs and...

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Nov 18 2015

CTV Montreal: Jobs for Homeless Youth

Source: Montreal CTV Finding a job as a young person can be a very difficult prospect, but is next to impossible if you’re a homeless youth.   That’s why a new initiative for homeless youth launched nationwide this week - the first of its kind in Canada –...

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Oct 06 2015

Social Impact – Answering the Cyclical Cynic

Is history to be understood as cyclical or teleological? For anyone seeking to make a positive impact in the world, this question is perhaps of fundamental importance. Indeed, one’s purpose in life and how one chooses to live on an existential level—cannot be understood without addressing...

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Blog Post 3 Working Poor
Jun 01 2015

Title: Growth of Income Inequality and Toronto’s Working Poor

Economic theory has traditionally linked economic development with increased income inequality. This falls under the aphorism “a rising tide lifts all boats” because during times of economic development, while income inequality increases (not a good thing), so does overall wellbeing, including those at the bottom...

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