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Technology, Social Media and Community Engagement


Speakers: Tierney Smith, Tech Soup Canada
Location: via conference call
Date: Thursday, August 16th, 2012 - 11:55am - 1:00 pm, ET 


Tierney Smith is the Community Manager of Tech Soup Canada. She regularly tests out new programs, technology and social media ideas for their use to non profits of all sizes. She writes a blog about these resources: as part of her work. Join Tierney Smith and Liz Weaver on this call as they discuss technology and social media tools that can be used to enhance, create and measure community engagement. As always there will be an opportunity to ask your questions towards the end of the call.

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Towards a Shared Prosperity


Speaker: Senator Art Eggleton
Location: via conference call
Thursday, September 13th, 2012 - 11:55am - 1:00 pm, ET 


Senator Art Eggleton has served the citizens in public office for over 37 years. He has been a City of Toronto Councillor, Mayor of Toronto, Member of Parliament representing York Centre and most recently as Senator. Senator Eggleton is co-chair of the recently formed Federal All Party Anti-Poverty Caucus. Senator Eggleton has been a strong advocate for reducing poverty and moving Canada towards a shared prosperity. Learn more about the All Party Anti-Poverty Caucus, income inequality in Canada and how Canadians must focus on a shared prosperity. There will be an opportunity for participant questions and discussion towards the end of the interview.

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2012 World University Service of Canada International Forum


Join World University Service of Canada for our 2012 International Forum where we will explore the theme “Youth Leading Change – Aspirations to Action”.
This year’s theme is: Youth Leading Change – Aspiration to Action. The forum will bring together WUSC’s institutional and student members, alumni and partners as well as members of the international development and policy community. This year’s forum will prioritize the voices of youth in the discussion of global issues.
The forum program will be a familiar format as those in years past and will explore the following sub-themes: (1) Turn Up the Volume: Youth Voices for Social Change (2) Show us the Money: Economic Opportunities for Youth (3) Keeping up the Momentum: Everyday Global Citizenship.

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Social Enterprise Development Path and Resources

October 26th, 2012   12:00pm EDT

David LePage, Enterprising Non-Profits & Anne Jamieson, Toronto Enterprise Fund 
Building a social enterprise is an intentional and vibrant process along a business and organizational development path.  This session will explore the components and resources to assist you: organizational readiness, idea exploration, feasibility studies, business planning and strengthening.


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