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Protecting your Legacy

3 Steps to Estate Planning

In its simplest form, estate planning is the structuring of your legal and financial affairs so you can provide for your family after your death. Whether it involves passing along a business to the next generation, leaving a lasting gift to a favorite charity, or something completely different, planning ahead makes it easier for your […]

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Social Purchasing Power

Co-operating through the Social Purchasing Portal

Co-operatives are shifting the way entrepreneurs think, not only about business, but about environmental sustainability and social justice, too. They are the product of the realization that it is possible to be profitable while addressing systemic environmental and social issues through purchasing habits and the way in which labour is organized. As this awareness spreads, […]

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ICR building community — literally

Inner City Renovations Builds Opportunity for Inner City

Inner City Renovations (ICR) is an award-winning social enterprise founded in 2002 with the goal of providing quality, full-time, permanent jobs for people living in Winnipeg’s inner city and facing barriers to employment.   Assiniboine Credit Union’s McGregor Branch was the first time ICR has been Assiniboine’s general contractor, but they have worked on two other Assiniboine branches—Main Street […]

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Urban Eatin' - Edible Landscaping Grows Community

Urban Eatin’ – Community Economic Development in Action

Urban Eatin’ Garderners Worker Coop is a group of young gardeners that responded to increased interest in local food production and environmentally sustainable yard care. They came together in 2008 to launch a service to build and maintain vegetable and culinary gardens for private residences and public spaces. Urban Eatin’ offers consultation and design services, installation […]

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