Thursday, August 13, 2009

Just Published: Living Economics: Canadian Perspectives on the Social Economy, Co-operatives, and Community Economic Development

Edited by J.J. McMurtry of York University, the authors in this new edited volume grapple with the debates, challenges, and opportunities offered by the social economy as Canada experiences rapid changes in the 21st century, be they economic, industrial, environmental, or social.

Table of Contents

1. Introducing the Social Economy in Theory and Practice (J.J. McMurtry)
2. Co-operatives and the Social Economy in English Canada: Circles of Influence and Experience (Ian MacPherson)
3. The Social Economy in Quebec and Canada: Configurations Past and Present (Yves Vaillancourt)
4. Building the Social Economy Using the Innovative Potential of Place (Doug Lionais and Harvey Johnstone)
5. Educating for the Social Economy (Jorge Sousa)
6. Social Accounting for Sustainability in the Social Economy (Laurie Mook and Jennifer Sumner)
7. Aboriginal Perspectives on the Social Economy (Wanda Wuttunee)
8. Building Bridges with Government: The Social Economy in Practice (Denise Guy and Jen Heneberry)

Published by Emond Montgomery.
Edited by J.J. McMurtry
ISBN: 978-1-55239-282-9
2009 / softcover

For more information, and to order, go to

Monday, August 10, 2009

Enterprising Non-Profits Toronto Matching Grants Program

Enterprising Non-Profits Toronto (ENP-TO) is a program designed to seed and support social enterprise in the Greater Toronto Area. ENP-TO will distribute $100,000 in matching grants to nonprofit organizations and registered charities. In order to apply for funding you must attend an ENP-TO Orientation Session. For more information about Enterprising Non-Profits Toronto and to register for one of the upcoming Orientation Sessions, visit