On Monday, December 17th, Calgary’s City Council took another important step towards supporting a more diverse and resilient local economy by approving recommendations to develop a social procurement policy for The City of Calgary.
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Now in its second cohort, Thrive Incubator is poised to help early-stage and aspiring social entrepreneurs put their business ideas to action. The fall run of the program is now in session, and we are in awe of the innovative ideas that our participants have brought into the classroom. Check out the business ideas from […]
On November 14 at REAP’s 6th Annual Be Local Awards, Thrive presented our Community Economy Leader Award to Bite Grocer and Eatery. Among the six nominees, Bite stood out for its commitment to provide a community hub and access to local goods through its various partnerships throughout Inglewood. In addition to having a designated staff […]
The $7 Challenge is Vibrant Communities Calgary’s latest campaign to put average Calgarians in the shoes of someone living on low income.
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 […]