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Are you interested in strengthening the public policy environment on the Social Economy, Nationally?

Do you want to learn about key findings of our National research?

Be part of generating a common policy agenda for Canada.

Your input will be incorporated into the final report submitted to the National Summit May 30 - June 1st, 2010 in Ottawa on a People-Centred Economy.

 Visit the Summit Engagement page for links to the 2010 National Summit  wiki, Telelearning sessions and In Person Events in your area.

More opportunities to participate and Learn about the Social Economy:

The Social Economy Centre

Subscribe to Podcast Series - ON CUE

The Social Economy Centre at the University of Toronto has started a new podcast series called ON CUE: Community University Extension. The podcast features its 2010 Speakers' Series. To subscribe, paste this URL into your browser:

2010 Workshop Series

These half- and full-day workshops can be taken individually or applied towards a Certificate (requires completion of 5 or more workshops).

For more information about individual workshops, please visit the Social Economy Centre's website.

Canadian Social Economy HUB Telelearning

Upcoming Session:

 2010 National Summit Telelearning Series, starting April 14th!

Register soon, lines are limited for this event!

Past -Sessions

Listen to Podcasts:

Session 19: The Long View of the Social Economy March 30th, 2010

Session 18: The Role of the Social Economy in Meeting Diverse Housing Needs February 16th, 2010

Session 17: Municipal Government Supports for the Social Economy January 15, 2010

Session 16: Building a People-Centered Economy, December 3 2009

Session 15: Poverty Reduction October 21, 2009

Session 14: Procurement and the Social Economy  May 13, 2009

Session 13: Microfinance a Canadian Context March 10, 2009

Session 12: International MicroFinance and the Social Economy March 3, 2009

Visit: for a full listing, speakers bios and background readings