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Register now for Thrive’s 2018 Community Huddle

Want to create sustainable impact in Calgary? On November 29, join Thrive’s annual gathering for inspiration and connection to the people and resources to move your idea forward. It’s a community event for changemakers, neighbourhood champions and entrepreneurs working towards a resilient and inclusive local economy for all Calgarians. Click here to register for this […]

Government Alberta introduces incentive for local investing

When he was in his 20s, Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Deron Bilous recalls sitting down with a financial advisor and struggling to find worthy investments that aligned with his values. Now, with the introduction of the Community Economic Development Tax Credit (CEDC) by the Government of Alberta on October 18, 2018, Bilous is […]
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Who’s who: Thrive Accelerator Fall 2018 Edition

On September 4, nine social entrepreneurs gathered at Momentum to begin learning from Thrive’s Accelerator program on how to scale the financial and social growth of their businesses. We are excited to introduce the latest cohort, and to see how they grow in the coming 24 weeks of the program: Allison Ainsley Events is a […]
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The last free space: on libraries and placemaking

When searching for a venue to host Thrive’s 2018 Community Huddle, no place exemplified community quite like the new Central Library. Libraries are everything a community hub should be: a place where absolutely everyone is welcome, where imaginations run wild and new skills can be learned. It’s also one of the few institutions left that […]