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Check out our library of videos and podcasts highlighting social economy enterprises throughout the province as well as the concepts and ideas behind the movement.

EXPLORE EXAMPLES OF THE SOCIAL ECONOMY IN ACTION

Learn more about some of the innovative social economy enterprises and initiatives in Québec as we take you in depth with our podcast and video series. This project was funded by the Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d’expression anglaise.

VIDEOS

Join us as we take a look at social economy enterprises and the people who create them. We’ll also dive into the concepts and ideas behind the social economy movement.

Three houses on a two-lane street with two pick-ups parked in from of them and a small trailer parked between them.

Constructions Ensemble: Shared Management, a Winning Formula

This video by the Chantier de l’économie sociale highlights Constructions Ensemble, a worker cooperative in Québec City. Sharing the responsabilities

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A view from a nearly empty road with some cars in the distance. Sidewalks bord the two lane road. Grass is on the left and some buildings are in the distance.

Quartier Artisan: Bringing the Community Together Through Governance 

This video by the Chantier de l’économie sociale highlights the Quartier Artisan of Lac Mégantic, Québec. The board of directors

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Cuisine Atout: Democratic Governance, an Asset for the Next Generation 

This video by the Chantier de l’économie sociale highlights Cuisine Atout, a social integration company in Montreal whose mission is

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PODCASTS

We’ve talked with social economy entrepreneurs from across Québec about their routes to starting their enterprises, the challenges and surprises involved, and their suggestions and advice for those looking to start their own social economy enterprises.

L'Outillerie

L'Outillerie

Most of us have tools we rarely use which take up space in our closets, garages, and basements. A group of social economy entrepreneurs in Rimouski took a different approach: creating a “library of things” called L’Outillerie.

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Startop

Startop

Since starting in 2018, Montreal-based Startop, a nonprofit, has worked with hundreds of immigrant women throughout Québec to take their business ideas and show how they can turn them into social economy enterprises.

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Patriotes de Québec Gaelic Football Club

Patriotes de Québec Gaelic Football Club

The Patriotes de Québec Gaelic football club promotes Irish culture, gets Québec City-area adults active in a new sport, and integrates people from around the world into a close-knit club that does more than just play football.

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