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Canada is ranked second in the world for a country that fosters social innovation. (Courtesy Unsplash via Pixabay)

Ryerson perfectly situated for social innovation

It turns out Ryerson has prime real estate for fostering social innovation. Canada ranks as the second best country for social entrepreneurs, according to a recent poll conducted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Deutsche Bank, UnLtd and the Global Social Entrepreneurship Network. Social entrepreneurship refers to owning a business that is geared toward solving a global issue. A popular example […]

by Isabelle Docto· · Business, News
Premier Kathleen Wynne speaks about social innovation at an Economic Club of Canada breakfast. (Susana Gómez Báez / Ryersonian Staff)

UPDATED: Ryerson to receive piece of $4M social-innovation pie, Ontario premier announces

Ryerson will be receiving a $500,000 contribution from the Ontario government, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced to the Economic Club of Canada Thursday morning. Through the $4 million Social Enterprise Demonstration Fund (SEDF), the government will finance 11 socially conscious enterprise organizations across the province, including Ryerson University. The university will use the money to create a fund called the Social Enterprise Seed Fund […]

by Susana Gomez Baez· · News, On Campus, Top stories