Sunday, October 08, 2006

Social Economy 101 Telelearning Session: Thursday, October 26, 2006

The Canadian Social Economy Hub of the Social Economy grants will be holding its first telelearning session, called Social Economy 101, on Thursday, October 26th.

In this session, Marie J. Bouchard, Canadian Research Chair on the Social Economy, and Jack Quarter, director of the University of Toronto's Social Economy Centre, will give short presentations and discuss with participants the following issues:

  • How is the social economy defined?
  • What are the benefits and disadvantages of the various definitions?
  • What are the challenges of defining the social economy?

Session Objectives:

  • To familiarize practitioners with the research
  • To provide a forum for practitioners and researchers to communicate
  • To engage practitioners in discussions on the research
  • To help practitioners understand how the research will impact public policy and practice
  • To allow practitioners to connect across regions on specific research topics of interest

The session will start at 12:30 pm Eastern time, 9:30 am Pacific time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

Register by e-mailing with your name, city, province of
location, and work or volunteer position. To register by phone call 1-(250)-472-5338.

Limited number of phone l ines for session – so register soon!

Thank you,
Laurie Mook
Director, Social Economy Centre
SSHRC Social Economy Suite, Southern Ontario Regional Node
OISE/University of Toronto

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