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AGM just a week away - September 24th

REGISTRATION REMINDERAGM

2014 Annual General Meeting of the
COMMUNITY SOCIAL PLANNING COUNCIL

Wed, September 24, 2014 | 11:30am to 1:30pm
Burnside Gorge Community Centre - Activity Room
Please register now: http://bit.ly/cspc_agm_2014
 

 


OTHER EVENTS COMING UP QUICKLY

September 25 - AN EVENING WITH RANKIN MACSWEEN

 

October 2-3 - FROM CHARITY TO SOCIAL JUSTICE: ADDRESSING CHILD AND FAMILY POVERTY

 

October 16 - FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

 

 


- Mark Your Calendar - AGM set for September 24th

AGM season is upon us and we bring you an action packed day on September 24th to advance and celebrate new horizons for community investing.  



- Enabling Community Investment in British Columbia

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On July 2nd we sent a letter to (or initiated contact with) the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment & Social Development & Minister of Multiculturalism...


- CSPC releases new resources on Community Social Financing

The Community Social Planning Council has a new resource on the business and public policy case for Community Investment Funds.  A policy brief published today is available on our website.  The brief outlines the experience in other places with similar community investment opportunities that offer a social and economic return.  Recommendations are made in the brief, calling on the BC Government to introduce similar tax incentives and enabling regulations as exist in places like Nova Scotia. 



- Cool Aid Community Health Centre: Building People, Lives and Community

Through the performance of its mission the Cool Aid Community Health Centre carries out research, prevention and health care for a population whose primary condition is poverty. This is an essential service without which our community would be less and the people it serves would be without a medical “home”. ...“if you don’t have access to medical care, that’s poverty”.



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