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Constructions Ensemble: Shared Management, a Winning Formula

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

This video by the Chantier de l’économie sociale highlights Constructions Ensemble, a worker cooperative in Québec City. Sharing the responsabilities between employees, who are also members of the board of directors, has allowed the cooperative to be long-lasting and to create a organisational cultre appreciated by all.  Production : Funambules Médias Coordination : Chantier de l’économie

Quartier Artisan: Bringing the Community Together Through Governance 

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This video by the Chantier de l’économie sociale highlights the Quartier Artisan of Lac Mégantic, Québec. The board of directors of the Quartier Artisan maintains close connections to the citizens, city, and artisans so that it can adjust and adapt to the needs and priorities of the community.  Production: Funambules Médias Coordination: Chantier de l’économie sociale 

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

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This video by the Chantier de l’économie sociale highlights Cuisine Atout, a social integration company in Montreal whose mission is to support adults in their social and professional integration in the catering industry. After 18 years as general manager, Guy Thibault, supported by his board of directors, is handing over the reins to Magdalena Schweiger. 

Collective Entrepreneurship in the Arts 

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Are you an artist looking to start a business? This workshop, co-presented with ELAN’s Québec Relations project on December 8, 2022, explored key components of the entrepreneurial process as well as what it takes to create a new enterprise and the advantages of collective entrepreneurship. Rooted in creativity and innovation, the collective entrepreneurial model may

Making Your Grant Applications Count 

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Part art, part science, writing grant applications requires more than just filling out a form. Purpose, preparation, and a good understanding of what the funder wants are just some of the key elements that go into making a good grant application. Join Hugh Maynard from Qu’anglo Communications & Consulting as he shares his more than

Business Planning 101 

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Do you have a business idea but don’t know how to get it off the ground? This workshop will give participants a broad overview of all the core elements of a business plan (e.g., value proposition, marketing, operations, and financial planning). Participants will also be provided resources and tools to help with their own business

SEEnet Launch Event 

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Join us in watching the SEEnet Launch Event that happened on December 2, 2021.