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Budding social enterprise

September 5, 2012

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“Social enterprise” or “social purpose business” have been buzz words for several years. It is not a new thing – for more than 75 years, Goodwill has been a successful social enterprise.  They use their stores that sell used goods to create “work opportunities and skills development for people facing barriers to employment – among them, […]

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Open Government Data

September 22, 2011

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Public sector institutions – governments and their agencies – collect a lot of data in the course of their operations. There are varying degrees of accessibility of this data. Increasingly, there are calls for making this data more available to the public to respond to changing expectations with respect to accountability and transparency. But there is another […]

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