The state of the future is in your handsWhat do you want the world to look like in 2030?

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Green Economy Hubs

By Priyanka Lloyd

Green Economy Hubs is an innovative, community-based model of bringing together, supporting and celebrating businesses to take climate action while becoming stronger and more resilient. Led by Green Economy Canada, this network of 300+ businesses is demonstrating a sustainable economy …

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Haliburton Farms

By Purnima Govindarajulu

Haliburton farms works on projects that bring back temporary wetlands on Vancouver Island that will help regulate water during extreme events in this area. The wetland also helps the local crop farming that happens in this location. The farm acts …

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Open Ocean Robotics

By Julie Angus

Open Ocean Robotics is a 100% renewable organization that collects ocean data using cleantech. It produces energy-harvesting unmanned autonomous boats equipped with sensors and cameras to make oceanic observations and instantly relay them. They offer a safer, more efficient and …

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MarineLabs, CoastScout™ Marine Buoys

By Scott Beatty

MarineLabs’ mission is to optimize how society adapts to changing marine environments by providing data that drives solutions. They design, assemble, and operate fleets of CoastScout units that can record and transmit ocean information at super high resolution, such as …

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West Coast Vegetables

By Ray and Ron VanMarrewyk

Greenhouse growers uses innovative water technology to fuel their 55 acres of pepper growing greenhouse. The project collects rainwater from their greenhouse and uses nano-bubbles to increase the oxygen in the stored water. They also use contemporary drippers instead of …

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Clean Catch Baits

By Robel Berhane, Guillermo Villarreal, Kati VanZutphen

Clean Catch Baits is a Halifax based start-up that manufactures 100% biodegradable, PVC free, recreational soft bait fishing lures. Their goal is to provide a quality sustainable alternative solution to single use, plastic based fishing lures.

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Beecuz

By Lena Schreyer

Beecuz is a youth-led, non-profit organization that develops and leads innovative mental health education for students, teachers, families and communities. It is built on a strong foundation of scientific research, evidence-based practice, and teacher feedback, Beecuz’ online instructional platform helps …

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Parkdale Centre for Innovation

By Rusul Alrubail

CanadaInnovates.org is a national online incubator with community hubs to support entrepreneurs to start, grow their business from anywhere in Canada, with a focus on equity, accessibility, and inclusion for underrepresented people, namely women, Black, Indigenous, people of color, and …

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NeedsList Crisis Coordination Tools

By Natasha Freidus

NeedsList, a Toronto-based tech startup, has been partnering with local, regional and global organizations to support a more sustainable and efficient model of crisis response. Local organizations, including Feed it Forward and Scadding Court Community Centre received over $25,000 value …

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Yukon University PIVOT Program

By Lauren Manekin Beille

Yukon University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) team built a program with the mandate to “save Yukon businesses.” Within four weeks, I&E launched PIVOT, a program that matched expert advice/coaching with financial contributions that enabled businesses to quickly pivot and offer …

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Indiegraf

By Erin Millar & Caitlin Havlak

During COVID many local news outlets were shut down at a time when communities needed local news. Indiegraf allows journalists an opportunity to launch digital news by providing them with a platform and support. During COVID they helped launch various …

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Village

By Ashley Stone

Village is an app that enables real life connections by using needs-based messaging and hyperlocal contacts to unlock the potential of someone’s personal support network. Help or item requests get sent quickly and efficiently to a specifically curated community of …

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Colours of Mama

By Pearly Pouponneau

Colours of Mama (COMO) is a safe, inclusive and equally represented community for mamas of colour to be acknowledged, valued, and celebrated. COMO serves as a culturally-sensitive community initiative which puts mothers of colour front and center. We prioritize finding …

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Community Health and Social Medicine (CHASM) Incubator

By Anne Xuan-Lan Nguyen; Andrew Dixon; Brianna Cheng; Owen Luo; Anna De Waal; Mathew Thomson; David-Dan Nguyen; Julie de Meulemeester; Kacper Niburski

CHASM was founded by McGill medical students in 2017 to improve the health outcomes of local, historically marginalized communities. It helps students form an inter-professional team, co-create with the community and develop solutions to the needs or social determinants of …

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Artscape’s Together for Artists Initiative

By Lindsay Kwan

To respond to COVID-19, Artscape, an organization dedicated to helping artists thrive, launched the Together for Artists initiative, which aims to empower artists by providing support in three areas of greatest need: relief, remuneration, and recovery for long-term sustainability of …

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Seniors with Skills

By Jaya Manjunath

Through connecting volunteers and seniors over daily video calls, we integrate seniors into an online environment, helping them recover from the effects of physical/social isolation. Over 70 North American student volunteers help educate seniors to become more technologically independent.

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The Financial Relief Navigator

By Janet Flynn

Financial Relief Navigator was created to help Canadians learn about all the financial supports that they can get during the pandemic – provincially, territorially and federally – in one, easy place. A bilingual tool, it makes it simple to find …

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Conexus Kindness Capital Fund

By Rachel Langen

The Conexus Kindness Capital Fund (CKC) re-invested $210,000 in communities across Saskatchewan. By encouraging a return on kindness, Conexus recognized 42 individuals and businesses with $5,000 each to continue their acts of kindness. In a way, COVID-19 inspired these extraordinary …

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Ontario Tourism Innovation Lab: Digital Shift Series

By Ontario Tourism Innovation Lab team

Using a newly developed toolset called the “Digital Shift Toolbox” the Ontario Tourism Innovation Lab partnered with WEtech Alliance to launch this program. Their tool has been downloaded 211 times as a way to cultivate and propel collabortions between tourism …

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Virtually Global

By Sue McMaster

Through Virtually GLOBAL™, Global Philanthropic Canada has opened up free expert consulting sessions dedicated to the non-profit and charity sector. With the pandemic looming, the social impact sector needs to pivot in various directions – from navigating employees to digital …

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CityStudio

By Duane Elverum

CityStudio is a national innovation hub that brings together city staff, students, faculty and community to co-create experimental projects across all municipal strategic areas, aiming to make cities more sustainable, liveable and joyful and inclusive, while speeding the COVID response …

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Troop

By Kelly Emery

Troop is on a mission to build communities where basic needs don’t go unmet. Through partnerships with charities and non-profits, Troop is using technology to engage businesses and neighbours in lending a helping hand, starting with the fulfillment of local, …

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SEED Emergency Food Delivery

By Gavin Dandy

The SEED (a not-for-profit food project at the Guelph Community Health Centre established in 2015) moved quickly when the pandemic hit, recruiting over 100 volunteers in order to provide nutritious fresh food hampers delivered directly to community members. This project …

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Connected Communities Work

By Anne Gloger & Ajeev Bhatia

Connected Communities Work (CCW) is a place based strategy approach to well researched & well documented evidence, that aims to shorten commute times, by bringing jobs closer to home and local hiring. This strategy will have many spiralling effects in …

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Symbiosis Centre

By Christopher Bush and James Irwin

Symbiosis Centre is a community scale on-farm biogas plant – converting animal waste to energy and food – to advance environmental and economic sustainability of agriculture. The project offers many resources to farms, such as Manure Management as a service, …

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Sustainable and a Green Supply Chain – SIOChain

By Mack Bhatia

SIOChain™ enables corporates and suppliers to collaborate and build a sustainable supply chain. The primary features include tracing in real time, getting measurable data (such as GHG emissions, amount of waste produced, recycled plastic etc.) and sharing functionalities with their …

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The Station Food Hub

By Rebecca Tran and Heather Lunan

The Station Food Hub is a local food manufacturing hub and a social enterprise that exists entirely to support the local food movement in Nova Scotia. In an old refurbished elementary school building in rural Nova Scotia, this project provides …

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Theseus

By Lucía Gallardo

Theseus provides full visibility along supply chains, reducing waste, enabling responsible consumption, and increasing the amount of money that gets back to farmers. It does this by using cutting edge sensors and tags to track goods from start to finish, …

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Eat Local Grey Bruce

By Jeannine Kralt

A member based, non-profit Coop, Eat Local Grey Bruce (ELGB) is an online farmers market connecting local food producer members to local eater members. The organization makes ecologically sound local food products more accessible by pooling resources in one online …

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Creative Reuse Toronto

By Creative Reuse Toronto Team

Creative Reuse Toronto (CRT) creates sustainable change by sourcing rescued and reclaimed materials destined for landfill and redistributing them to City residents and organizations. CRT teaches art and creative thinking, and builds partnerships for reuse, repair, and community sharing, contributing …

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Kids Code Jeunesse – #Kids2030

By Hannah Ballard

Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ) is a bilingual Canadian charity based in Montreal that teaches kids and their educators about AI, coding, digital citizenship, ethics and the SDGs. This year, they launched the #kids2030 Challenge: an online learning experience that teaches …

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The Art For Aid Project

By Colleen Gray

The Art For Aid Project works to support Canadian First Nations, Inuit and Metis art education programs through access to quality art supplies, awareness and fundraising efforts. They work to to connect Indigenous youth to art and knowledge of their …

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Fuel for Reconciliation – Geothermal District Heating and Cooling

By Dr. David Try

Kitselas Geothermal (KGI)’s mission is to harness the geothermal energy located under the traditional territory of Kitselas First Nations to provide the Nation and the local/regional Terrace and Kitimat-Stikine communities with social, economic, and environmental benefits including economic self-determination, training …

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Project Arrow

Project Arrow, introduced at CES 2020, aims to produce a full-build, zero-emission concept vehicle and is designed for the Canadian environment and climate. Canada’s climate is among the most dynamic in the world – we experience chilling winters, scorching summers, …

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Genecis

By Luna Yu

Genecis converts food waste into biodegradable plastics and other high value materials. The project drives the world towards a circular economy, where major brands utilize eco-friendly PHA plastics in packaging, food services, agriculture, textiles and many other areas to reduce …

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The Butterflyway Project

By David Suzuki team

A project by the David Suzuki foundation, the Butterflyway Project is a citizen-led movement that aims to plant native wildflowers in yards, schoolyards, streets and parks to support bees and butterflies. The goal was to establish local “Butterflyways” by planting …

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The CanWaCH Explorer

By The CanWaCH Team

The Project Explorer is a data sharing tool detailing and visualizing 1000+ Canadian-invested projects to support responsive programming. Led by the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health, the tool allows you to search, understand and deliver progressive programming better …

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E-Port.ca

By Sebastian Green

During the pandemic, building an online presence is more important than ever – and can be a daunting task for not only small businesses but for rural or discommunities communities, too. That is how IGNITE and it’s Atlantic Canadian partners …

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HelpSeeker COVID Community Responses

By Dr. Alina Turner

HelpSeeker has partnered with local civil society across Canada to identify all support services available during the COVID response & ensure information available is up to date and accessible on their digital platform and apps. They have also been hosting …

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Projet lac Osisko

By Genevieve Aubry

The Lac Osisko Project is the first project of the Collectif Terriroire, a non-profit organization with a mandate to unite creativity of the arts, science, and communities. It aims to rehabilitate and enhance an aquatic ecosystem located in the heart …

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Smith Assembly

By Liz Hunt and Ta Corrales

Smith Assembly’s hands-on team building workshops are co-created with innovators from around the world, feature inclusive approaches to problem-solving and product design, reinforce growth mindset values, and support social impact nonprofits. They participate in 1% for the Planet and donates …

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Economic Renewal Lab

By Véronik Campbell

The Economic Renewal Lab (ERL) is a capacity building, advocacy, innovation, and research platform to ensure the economic crisis and recovery narrative reflects a shift towards investing in and prioritizing social and community outcomes. Ultimately, their goals are building justice, …

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Coastal Communities Social Procurement Initiative

By Robert Fisher

The Coastal Communities Social Procurement Initiative (CCSPI) is a unique regional incubation initiative of social procurement amongst communities on Vancouver Island and the Coast. The region is unique, and represents communities of varying sizes, each with different needs and challenges. …

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Inclusive Cyber Talent

By Kathy Liu

Inclusive Cyber Talent’ is a globally recognised project by Global Shapers Montreal, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. The project mobilises left-behind talent into meaningful cyber careers and equips them with digital literacy skills, to ensure we bounce back …

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#ImmigrantsWork

By Devon Franklin

The #ImmigrantsWork initiative is led by a coalition of eight organizations across Canada with the goal of leveraging its collective voice to promote the benefits of immigrant inclusion in Canadian workplaces. Immigrants comprise one-quarter of Canada’s labour force, the majority …

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The (Rebuild) Roster

By Christine Rathbone

Recognizing the widespread disruptions in our innovation economy, TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario created The (Rebuild) Roster with support from business and technology leaders to amplify displaced tech talent and put them in front of world-class technology employers. This tool has …

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Babies, Business + Breakfast™

By Amy Maureen Lynch

Babies, Business + Breakfast aims at producing parent-friendly professional development events, digital resources and more inclusive and flexible work solutions for primary caregivers. Since 2018, parents–and their children–have been attending these events and sharing resources with the belief that the …

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Innovators Academy

By Manisha Narula

Innovators Academy, launched in June 2020 by League of Innovators, a national Canadian charity with the goal of building entrepreneurial acumen for youth, at scale. The program is a free learning platform with content and resources on topics related to …

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative

By Monique Arsenault

Responding to the immediate needs of Nova Scotians to adapt and recover from COVID-19 impacts, Develop Nova Scotia – an organization that invests in infrastructure, properties and programs to build strategic economic growth in Nova Scotia – mobilized their partners …

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Scabus

By Ishu Singh

Scabus is an online directory of software tools made for helping out small businesses, specifically those who are not familiar with the software industry and don`t know which tools are available depending on the functional area of their business. The …

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Labora

By Rene Blanco

Labora provides seasonal agricultural workers with an easy and cost-effective solution to transferring funds from farm work back home to support their families. In Ontario, 1,000 seasonal agricultural workers got infected with COVID-19. For farmers to avoid unnecessary trips of …

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Social Entrepreneurship Enclave

By Richard Tuck & Joanna Nickerson

Marginalized populations have been disproportionately adversely affected by COVID and social entrepreneurship can provide a better future for these populations. However, Manitoba’s existing ecosystem lacks an incubation hub to meet the specific needs of atypical entrepreneurs and social innovators. This …

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CTRL-F

By Jessica Johnston & CTRL-F team

CTRL-F is a project to fight the infodemic brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is an online teaching tool created to help students build better habits by learning and practicing simple digital literacy techniques. CTRL-F is a project of …

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Chalmers by Ample Labs

By CG Chen

Ample Labs is the first to combine 211’s database of service providers with an empathetic, AI chatbot named Chalmers. Using filters and geolocation, the project is able to streamline support service navigation so users can locate shelter, crisis support, food …

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CREation Community Support Fund

By Alyssa Luttenberger

Canadian Roots Exchange, a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth who work towards reconciliation, started the CREation Community Support Fund to mobilize money to grassroots Indigenous youth groups to continue existing programming and offer new projects in response to COVID-19. …

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DYLOTT Cybersecurity Primer program for Black youth

By Candies Kotchapaw

This program provides in demand up-skilling training in cybersecurity to Black youth who are in precarious employment. Outcomes for this program include directly addressing the economic impacts of COVID-19 on Black youth.

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Makers Making Change

By Makers Making Change team

Makers Making Change connects makers to people with disabilities who need assistive technologies and enables this grassroots skilled philanthropy to become a mechanism for disability inclusion. It has a library of open source assistive technologies designs and leverages the capacity …

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Feminist Economic Recovery Plan

By Anjum Sultana

Over the course of the pandemic, YWCA Canada has been tracking the gendered impacts of COVID-19, and in order for an economic recovery to happen, the sector needs to consider a more inclusive economy. The team developed an 8-point plan …

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Young Ontarians United (Project Y.O.U.)

By Terence D’Souza

This project is aimed at uniting youth all over Ontario to build a resilient and strong front for amplifying youth voice in the province during COVID-19. It aims to create the first-ever youth-written report on the status of young Ontarians …

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HeroWork Radical Renovations

By Paul Latour

HeroWork is a charity that transforms other charities. They do this by renovating 2 buildings a year, making the community stronger. Many charity buildings are old, outdated, and/or in need of repairs, and it’s important to provide them the necessary …

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Brighter Day

By Mary Catherine Williams

Brighter Day brings together young people aged 15 to 29 and seniors over the age of 55. Through shared experiences, events, and support, the program builds connections and relationships between people of different generations. During COVID-19, the program is also …

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Thrive Outside

By Heather Wilson

Thrive Outside is providing free resources and materials to help parents feel confident in taking children outside. These programs range from resources for recreation workers to educators, as well a podcast episode supporting children with disabilities. Not only does the …

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The Pathways to Education Low-Bandwidth Tutoring Platform

By Jason Shim

The Pathways to Education Low-Bandwidth Tutoring Platform allows youth in disproportionately impacted communities to stay connected. The cost of high-speed internet required for most e-learning solutions can be unaffordable for many families. The innovation team at Pathways to Education has …

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Connected North @ Home

By The Connected North Team at TakingITGlobal

Connected North@Home offers opportunities for Indigenous students across the community with unique learning experiences while at home. It delivers a live video-based learning to students in Canada’s most remote Indigenous communities. When COVID-19 school closures happened, the program delivered lessons …

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Twenty One Toys

By Ilana Ben Ari

Twenty One Toys was created for childrens and adults with the aim to instill creativity, play, teamwork, and empathy in classrooms, in the boardroom, or at home. Beyond kindergarten, many skills such as collaboration, resilience, problem-solving, and empathy are often …

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#Buildupwomen Series

By Sowmya Rajasekaran

Buildupwomen Series is an online community that is completely volunteer run, created to inspire, share, support, engage and build up women during and after COVID-19. The series features regular panel discussions covering critical topics relevant to women during this extraordinary …

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Career Connections

By Claire Toplis

Career Connections, an 8 week program from iSisters Technology Mentoring and their community partners, mentors women in need with basic technology skills to enhance their career opportunities. As the pandemic has demonstrated how essential going digital has become, unfortunately women …

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Good to be Good Women’s Relief Fund

By Char San Pedro

Good To Be Good is encouraging communities to support every woman’s right to a free and dignified life. It is a community-wide, grassroots humanitarian and advocacy aid organization on a mission to serve vulnerable communities. Their ongoing Women’s Relief Fund …

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iDetermine

By Abi Ajibolade

iDetermine is a project led by The Redwood and is an innovative online platform designed for women experiencing domestic violence and abuse, It creates a safe space that is accessible and private through a text & live chat service for …

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Economic Justice Programs – Canadian Center for Women’s Empowerment

By Meseret Haileyesus

The Canadian Center for Women’s Empowerment has various programs, workshops, and events to address economic abuse. The program is also the first Canadian platform to address economic justice to raise awareness about economic abuse, so that that the more people …

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G(irls)20

By Bailey Greenspon & Miriam Buttu

G(irls)20 places young women at the centre of decision-making processes and aims to empower and cultivatie female leaders by investing in them through education and training, building networks, access to unparalleled opportunities at home and abroad, and more. Advocating change …

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Relentless Resilience

By Marissa Kokkoros

Relentless Resilience is a campaign to end gender-based violence in Canada during COVID & through a post pandemic recovery. Gender-based violence is affecting every single aspect of Canadian life, and have only gotten worse from the pandemic – from housing …

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North American Youth Parliament for Water

By Laina Timberg

The North American Youth Parliament for Water (NAYPW) is a team of talented youth and young professions that brings together water leaders from Canada and the United States to develop solutions for the most pressing shared water issues from a …

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Greyter Water Systems

By Mark Sales

Greyter Water Systems offers industry proven out-of-the-box water reuse management solutions which reduce the water and wastewater demands of commercial and residential buildings. By capturing greywater* and other sources such as rainwater, Greyter Water Systems’ line of out-of-the-box water solutions …

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Green Dime

By Elliot Warner

Green Dime is a new company in the works by a team of 4th year students at Western University, with plans to be a certified B-corp and launch by 2021. The project uses an online marketplace to grow the renewable …

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CoEnergy Co-operative & Community-Owned Sustainability Projects

By Aaron Thornell

CoEnergy Co-operative is a sustainability co-operative that develops, designs, and finances deep energy efficiency projects and renewable energy projects in Eastern Ontario and West Quebec. Developed to allow individuals to invest in line with their values, CoEnergy places community benefit …

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Sustainaville

By Alison Thompson

Sustainabille is a project that The Village of Valemount proposed to construct a geothermal heating district. The Village is partnering with Borealis GeoPower Inc. for project development and geothermal technologies. The goal is to substitute geothermal heat for existing sources …

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SolShare’s Community Owned Energy Project

By Sol Share team

Solshare Energy is a cooperative-controlled corporation and is a project of Vancouver Renewable Energy Co-operative with the goal of growing community-based renewable electricity generation in BC. This is done by engaging residents and investors in projects that offer financial, social, …

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Iron and Earth

By Lliam HILDEBRAND

Iron & Earth is led by oilsands workers committed to incorporating more renewable energy projects into our work scope. Renewable energy development has already created thousands of jobs in Canada, and has the potential to create millions more. Fortunately, for …

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Sitti – Handcrafted Goods

By Noora Sharrab and Jacqueline Sofia

Sitti is a social enterprise and a conscious lifestyle brand committed to the self-reliance of refugee and displaced communities through long-term employment opportunities and skill development training, empowered by an inclusive global economy. Sitti was co-founded by Noora Sharrab and …

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SKETCH: Creating Against The Odds

By Rudy Ruttimann and Paulina O'Kieffe-Anthony

SKETCH engages young people who are homeless or are from marginalized communities to transform their lives through the arts. SKETCH sees a movement where young people are celebrated and engaged to build creative communities.

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A Better Tent City (ABTC)

By Jeff Willmer

A Better Tent City offers a safe place for up to 42 unsheltered people to live during the pandemic, with access to insulated cabins, showers, laundry, kitchen space, community health services, meals, cleaning supplies, and more. Jeff Wilmer brings his …

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Matthew House: Welcome Home

By Allan Reesor-McDowell

Matthew House Ottawa is a refugee shelter and furniture bank. While the “normal” flow of refugees has been significantly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still refugees in cities that need shelter and accompaniment during this time. Matthew House …

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Ending Period Poverty

By Scott Ellis

Ending Period Poverty is an event that provides awareness and resources for those who are worried about their ongoing affordability to afford period products. 1 out of 3 women are worried about their ongoing ability to afford period products – …

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Food for Thought

By Annika Voltan

The Food For Thought program ensured students received daily meals throughout the pandemic while also supporting local businesses. By late March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced all schools in Nova Scotia to close, leaving thousands of students without access to …

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NL Eats

By NL Eats team

NL Eats is a grassroots, community driven non-profit that focuses on battling food insecurity in Newfoundland through community, culture and cuisine. As part of the COVID-19 pandemic response in Newfoundland, this innovative, community-driven foodbank was initiatied by youth with tireless …

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Grow Back Better

By Food Future team

Grow Back Better launched in January 2020 as an initiative to create Canada’s first circular food economy, where waste is reused rather than discarded. The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened many of the challenges Our Food Future aims to resolve through …

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Nunavut Greenhouse

The Nunavut Greenhouse is powered by wind and solar energy and may be the answer to food insecurity in remote areas – and space. Currently, Canadian scientists are using this greenhouse in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, to see whether this would …

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Fogo Island Pride Food Security Program

By Food Island Pride team

Fogo Island Pride’s Food Security Program started in May 2020 and has helped over 30 disadvantaged families, seniors, or other vulnerable citizens on the island obtain essential grocery items and household goods. Selected users received anywhere from $75 to $125 …

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The Leftovers Foundation

By Audra Stevenson

The Leftovers Foundation is one of Western Canada’s largest food rescue charities with a mission of both reducing food waste and distributing edible food to those who need it. 8 percent of the food produced in Canada is lost and …

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Sundance Harvest

By Cheyenne Sundance

Sundance Harvest is a Toronto-based year-round urban farm focused on food justice. It strives to provide resources, knowledge, and guidance for youth who are marginalized to start their own food and land sovereignty movements, create their own urban farming practice, …

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Community Food Distribution Hub

By Choices for Youth team

This was a coordinated effort by several community agencies, businesses, and the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary to deliver a School Lunch Association donation of $300,000 worth of food to the St. John’s Farmers’ Market for distribution to organizations serving youth and …

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BeSafe Community mobile app

By Gordon Casey

BeSafe Community is an anonymous supervised overdose prevention tool. The app allows drug users who cannot use traditional supervised consumption site services because of COVID-19 restrictions, stigma, or a lack of appropriate local services to consume while being monitored remotely …

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Park People’s Community Resilience Project

By Minaz Asani-Kanji & Reiko Ema

The Community Resilience Project supports people living in underserved communities by making parks feel more safe and accessible. Thanks to Park People, the organization was able to hire park ambassadors to ensure this. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Park People deployed …

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KEEP IN TOUCH

By Chelsea Eastman

The Keep In Touch program offers a weekly telephone support service for seniors who may be experiencing lonliness. Isolation during the pandemic has also caused some seniors to experience significant mental and physical decline. Through a volunteer system, this program …

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COVID-19 Student Support Network

By Stacie Smith

COVID-19 is putting students in an unprecedented situation. The COVID-19 Student Support Network connects post-secondary students across Canada to support one another though the challenges of online learning, offer each other resources to cope, and share volunteer opportunities.

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Cloudberry Forest School

By Laura and Nora

COVID-19 is placing enormous stress on parents, particularly women, and triggering stress behaviours and anxiety in children. Laura and Nora, the owners of Cloudberry Forest School, are organizing child-led, screen-free time for kids while remaining in a stable and safe …

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Black Diplomats Academy

By Candies Kotchapaw

Black Diplomats Academy offers educational opportunities for Black youth interested in diplomatic careers. Run by Developing Young Leaders of Today Tomorrow (DYLOTT), this program exposes students to the soft skills needed to occupy diplomatic positions, improve career trajectory, and offers …

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re//BUILD.IT Community by STEAM Education Centres

By Jessica Gransaull

re//BUILD.IT refurbishes a wide range of electronics – and, if possible, donates it to students and others with limited income. When the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools, community centres, and libraries, many people lost access to a computer – a necessity …

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Indigenous HIPPY (Home Instructional Program for Pre-school Youth)

By Angela Contreras

Indigenous HIPPY uses a culturally relevant curriculum to achieve the educational and holistic potential of Indigenous children, particularly those in families impacted by the legacy of residential schools. It serves both land-based and urban Indigenous families across the country, building …

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