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Social Entrepreneurism (Revision)

“The disabled of tomorrow will be those who lack access to technology today,” Terry Wiens 2001 Today was gorgeous and well worth a good wheel along the water front.  Nanaimo’s 50th anniversary World Championship Bathtub race weekend was going on so … Continue reading

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Progressive Nanaimo

I left Vancouver Island seven years ago to return Calgary for career purposes.  I grow up in Calgary.  I have lived in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax but I have continually returned to Calgary.  However having moved to Vancouver Island … Continue reading

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Changing the Way We Think of Charity!

Charities and goodwill are changing, not only in Canada, but worldwide.  And they are changing for a wide range of reasons, some good and some bad.  Canada is now experiencing what has been referred to as “charity chill“.  Charities who … Continue reading

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Who Says Charity Has to be Non-Profit?

Where is it written that organizations who want to provide charitable work have to be a non-profit?  It isn’t.  It was 1966 before charities were asked to file returns on their activities and to register with the Minister of National … Continue reading

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