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Book Review: Social Enterprise Law: Trust, Public Benefit, and Capital Markets

Social Enterprise Law: Trust, Public Benefit, and Capital Markets, by Dana Brakman Reiser and Steven A. Dean.  Oxford University Press. New York, U.S.A., 2018, ISBN: 9780190249786 How do you persuade social entrepreneurs and impact investors to trust one another’s commitment to impact? That’s the question Social Enterprise Law attempts to answer. Social enterprises (here defined…

150 Profiles: Ravi Jain

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Ravi Jain Current role in the sector: Founding Artistic Director of Why Not Theatre Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: 10 years. What was…

150 Profiles: Ilona Dougherty

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Ilona Dougherty Current role in the sector: Managing Director, Youth & Innovation Project, University of Waterloo Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit…

150 Profiles: Andrea Clarke

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Andrea Clarke Current role in the sector: Director at À deux mains/Head & Hands, an organization providing medical, social and legal services and recreational activities…

150 Profiles: Eyob G. Naizghi

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Eyob G. Naizghi Current role in the sector: Executive Director of MOSAIC, an organization serving immigrant, newcomer and refugee communities in Greater Vancouver. Years…

150 Profiles: Joanne L. Murray

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Joanne L. Murray Current role in the sector: Executive Director, John Howard Society of Southeastern New Brunswick Inc. Years working and/or volunteering in the…

150 Profiles: Ernest Edmond Jr.

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Ernest Edmond Jr. Current role in the sector: Right now I am involved in several projects related to non-profit sector: basketball coach; member of the…

150 Profiles: Javier Schwersensky

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Javier Schwersensky Current role in the sector: Chief Executive Officer at the Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The WHS is one of…

150 Profiles: Derek Rumboldt-deLouché

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Derek Rumboldt-deLouché Current role in the sector: Director of Resource Development and Member Services, The Canadian Federation of Humane Societies and Immediate Past President…