Buy Social Canada releases the Downtown Eastside Social Enterprise Impact Report

December 17, 2019

Buy Social Canada has released the Downtown Eastside Social Enteprise Impact Report, detailing the significant economic contribution and the diverse range of social value that the social enterprise sector achieves. 

This survey of 40 social enterprises in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside documented $26.5m in sales with $18.4m in wages. The enterprises created over 2,800 jobs, with 55% of full-time and 90% of part-time workers overcoming barriers to employment.

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