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BluPlanet Recycling

If you are a resident in Calgary, you’ve likely heard about the fairly comprehensive overhaul that the City of Calgary has been doing with Waste and Recycling management. Since February 2016, multi-family buildings are required to provide residents with recycling services, and starting November 1, 2017, food and yard waste services will also become mandatory for the same […]

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Grow Your Business with Thrive Accelerator

Starting March 14th, join the NEW Thrive Accelerator to grow your business while creating social change.

In this FREE 6 month program, you will dive deep into strategic planning, financial management, marketing and sales, as well as defining your social impact and measuring success.

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EconoUs Call for Proposals Now Open!

How are you innovating for shared prosperity? If you are working on a project that builds thriving communities, creates good jobs or does business differently we want to hear from you! Submit your ideas for a workshop at www.econous.ca before end of day Tuesday, February 28.

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Intrinsi – Healthy Living, Locally

Congratulations to Intrinsi for all they do to support their clients in healing and all they do to grow a robust and sustainable business model! This applicant for the Community Economy Leader Award is truly impacting Calgary in a unique way.

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Village Brewery is this year’s Community Economy Leader

Thrive is happy to announce this year’s winner of the Be Local Community Economy Leader Award is Village Brewery!

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Hop Compost

With innovative technology, passionate employees, and the desire to create a closed-loop food system in Calgary, Hop Compost is revolutionizing composting in Calgary.

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What’s Your DEAM Job?

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month, and Calgary Employment First Network is hosting a variety of events around Calgary! Learn more about inclusive workplaces, employer engagement, and how to start the conversation at your own organization.

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Doing Business Differently in Calgary

Entrepreneurs in Calgary are changing what it means to do business by innovating for the common good while growing a healthy profit.

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Looking Inward: Thrive reflects on its impact

An evaluation was recently completed for Thrive that captures achievements and results over the past 5 years as well as important lessons and implications for Thrive going forward.

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Bridgeland Riverside Farmers Market Kicks Off June 23rd

The Farmer’s Market in Bridgeland is a resident led initiative that builds community and offers economic opportunities for local farmers, producers and artisans.

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